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Starflight is a classic space exploration and role-playing video game released in 1986 by Binary Systems and published by Electronic Arts. It is known for its innovative gameplay, as well as its open-ended approach to space exploration and storytelling.
The game is set in a massive, procedurally generated universe with thousands of star systems to explore. Players control a starship and its crew, and they can freely travel to different planets and star systems.
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Main executable game file: starflig/Starflt.com.

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Originally available only on IBM, Tandy, and compatible PCs, Starflight was released for the Amiga and Commodore 64 in 1989 and the Atari ST and Macintosh in 1990, and a Sega Genesis version was published in 1991. The Genesis version has new graphics, modifications to the ship, and upgrades for the Terrain Vehicle, including equipment to allow amphibious mining.

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Additional info about Starflight

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard
Abandonware DOS views: 18504
Series: Starflight is part of the Starflight series.


  • Oz 26/07/2022 05:55
    I played this throughout my girlfriend pregnancy with my Daughter in 1985 and still have the 2 floppy discs and the cheat sheet EA sold a year afterwards.
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