Emperor of the Fading Suns
Holistic Design developed the Windows XP science fiction strategy game Emperor of the Fading Suns in 1996.
Emperor of the Fading Suns is currently abandonware, runs on Windows XP and can be played in a top down perspective in single player, multiplayer (hotseat, Play By E-Mail) modes.
It's available for download.
Emperor of the Fading Suns downloads
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After the end-of-support by the developer, the fan-community took over the support by creating player-made unofficial patches for the game. These try to fix bugs and/or enhance the game by adding new units and balancing out old ones.
players: single player, multiplayer (hotseat, Play By E-Mail)
Abandonware DOS popularity: low