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22-10-2006, 07:46 PM
Made in 1996 or 1997; used DirectX 3 for DirectDraw and DirectPlay (it was multiplayer only); possibly freeware; ran only in 800x600; had looked like the following mock shot:
and the icon looked kinda like this though it wasn't necessarily the game's name

I don't even know what the name is or where to get it either. Must be super obscure now :\

27-10-2006, 05:38 PM
Through some bit of deep mind investigation, the game may have been called "Alpha Wars". A couple more clues:

* It was a single EXE file!
* Benboco.com may had it. Archive.org can't dig them up however due to early cybersquatters.

Tom Henrik
28-10-2006, 12:44 AM
It doesn't ring any bells with me, I'm afraid. Maybe tell us a little about the genre? Is that a ship icon? Was it a simulation game? Action? What?

28-10-2006, 01:09 AM
it's really a simple action game. Cute vehicle-based games like this were quite the fad in the mid-90s.

16-07-2007, 05:26 PM
fixed the images. they were broken :whistling:

17-07-2007, 08:08 AM
It actually looks like Pirates!... :huh: