Star control

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Accolade released Star control in the year 1990. It's a very good science fiction strategy game, part of the Star control series. Star control is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played by 2 players.


Technical details

  • system: DOS
  • view: 3rd person, top down
  • multiplayer: same screen (split or single) (1-2 players)
  • input: joy joystick, key keyboard
  • distribution: floppy3 3,5 floppy disk, floppy5 5,25 floppy disk
  • graphics: CGA, EGA, Tandy, VGA, MCGA
  • sound: Adlib, Sound Blaster, PC speaker, Tandy, Roland
  • popularity: 2427 page views

Facts and trivia

The game featured the basic Spacewar!-style combat engine and wraparound screen, Mle (as it was called due to the close combat involved), as well as a strategic game engine with a three-dimensional cluster of stars as the terrain.

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