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Games part of the Star control series

The Star Control series is a science fiction video game franchise that combines space exploration, combat, and diplomacy. It was created by Paul Reiche III and Fred Ford and initially published by Accolade. The series gained popularity in the 1990s and has since become recognized as a classic in the space genre.

The Star Control series is notable for its combination of space exploration, role-playing, and real-time combat mechanics. The games feature a vast universe to explore, each with its own unique alien races, planets, and artifacts. Players interact with alien species, negotiate treaties, engage in battles, and gather information to uncover the secrets of the universe.

One of the series' highlights is its memorable cast of alien races, each with distinct personalities, abilities, and motivations. The series also emphasizes humor and quirky dialogue, making interactions with alien characters engaging and entertaining.

The Star Control games received critical acclaim for their innovative gameplay, immersive universe, and compelling storytelling. They are known for their strategic combat, exploration, and the freedom given to players to shape the story through their choices and actions.

In recent years, the Star Control franchise has seen renewed interest with the release of "Star Control: Origins" (2018), developed by Stardock Entertainment. While not a direct continuation of the original trilogy, it serves as a prequel, exploring new stories and gameplay mechanics within the Star Control universe.

  • starcontrol1-6
    1990DOSprotected strategy
    Developer: Toys for Bob
    Publisher: Accolade
  • starcontrol2-11
    1992DOSprotected strategy
    Developer: Toys for Bob
    Publisher: Accolade
  • starcontrol3_003
    1996DOSprotected strategy
    Developer: Legend Entertainment
    Publisher: Atlam Toys