Ironclad Games

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Ironclad Games
IndustryVideo game industry
HeadquartersBurnaby, British Columbia, Canada
ProductsSins of a Solar Empire, Sins of a Dark Age Edit this on Wikidata

Ironclad Games is a Canadian PC game developer. The company was founded in 2003 by former employees of Rockstar Vancouver. Ironclad is located in Burnaby, British Columbia.


Ironclad released their first game, Sins of a Solar Empire on February 4, 2008, a game that features a mix of components from real-time strategy and 4X strategy games. They released the Entrenchment expansion on February 11, 2009. The second expansion pack, Diplomacy, was released on February 9, 2010. On February 21, 2012, they announced Sins of a Dark Age, a multiplayer online battle arena game set in a pre-war fantasy environment. A standalone expansion pack called Rebellion, was also released for Sins of a Solar Empire on June 12, 2012.

Iron engine[edit]

Ironclad's Iron Engine supports a number of advanced features including per-pixel specular lighting, dynamic fractal generation, post-process bloom filtering, environment mapping, custom pixel and vertex shaders for all meshes and effects and an advanced particle system.

v1.0 was used in Sins of a Solar Empire (2008).

v2.0 was used in Sins of a Dark Age (2012).

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