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Old 01-01-2005, 11:48 AM   #1
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Feel free to comment and discuss this game here. Also, if you have any useful tips or tricks don't hesitate to share them with the others! Thanks!

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Old 01-01-2005, 12:18 PM   #2
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A nice gem been added to the site.

I played that game a long while ago and very little keep it from going to the rank of perfect 5 on 5 game. A must try for about anyone. k:
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Old 01-01-2005, 12:23 PM   #3
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This is the kind of strategy/RPG title I really like: apparently open-ended, though there's a goal (of sorts) and a lot of smaller missions along the way. Combat was frustrating, as I recall, with the keyboard not responding fast enough to input. However, that was years ago, when the title first appeared. I'll probably try it again, now that you've got it available. I remember being entertained by the personalities of the different space races you encountered, and the variety of tasks available.

It was published by Gametek, a company that grew rapidly and (after a short introductory period) didn't provide reviewers with product. I was told once by one of their PR reps that they only needed advertising in the magazines and branding to get sales. Their problem was that they entered the game field suddenly, so they didn't have branding, and their games were too uneven (all made by outside developers) to generate huge sales by ads, alone. They imploded soon after. It wasn't a great loss, because they never gave an impression of being more than a corporation making money off game sales: a sort of precursor to today's mega-super-giant-uber-gaming companies who care far less about innovation and quality than fluctuations in the their stock on world exchanges.
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Old 01-01-2005, 12:40 PM   #4
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this game seems neat! i read a LOT of sci fi and i think the game designers for this game mustve too.. cos theyve borrowed some good stuff.
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Old 01-01-2005, 12:48 PM   #5
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This game looks neat! I'll download it for sure! k:
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Old 01-01-2005, 01:58 PM   #6
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I like the sound of it , screenshots look good apart from the last one :P
ill give it a try now
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Old 01-01-2005, 02:11 PM   #7
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I dont like it as soon as i enter any space with those enemies one shot and im dead , and the voices are rather annoying :P , could do with a better combat system i feel.

Thanks for the upload though
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Old 01-01-2005, 03:46 PM   #8
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Originally posted by BLOODUK@Jan 1 2005, 02:11 PM
I dont like it as soon as i enter any space with those enemies one shot and im dead , and the voices are rather annoying :P , could do with a better combat system i feel.

Thanks for the upload though
just line up the crosshairs and fire when they go orangey triangley! also make sure you're trying to shoot the bad guy
yeah the combat seems rather 'hands off' there are games with much better combat in space.. but in terms of scanning and navigating and trading its seems a lot of fun.. like you would imagine a real spaceship to be. a real spaceship would just have a computer do all the combat, so i guess they stopped short of that at least
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Old 01-01-2005, 05:45 PM   #9
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This game kinda reminds me of ermmm derek smarts game, universal combat anybody think the same?
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Old 01-01-2005, 08:37 PM   #10
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had a quick game - interesting guess gametek should have been more innovative and less sales driven but many a game developer still falls by the wayside for these and other reasons

Game it self still as stated seems a bit unbalanced reply value fairly low.
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