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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars
Sub Category: Software & PC Games
Product Note: PC CD-Rom
Publish Year: 2005
Dimensions: 6x8x1.5"
Restockable: No
Mfg. part #: MXG0557
Type: Software (boxed)


Game Genre : Strategic
Complexity : Basic
Game Theatre : Sci-Fi
Play Style : Turn-Based IGOUGO - Top Down

Restore peace to a shattered union…

Starshatter: The Gathering StormStarshatter: The Gathering Storm extends the gameplay concepts of the classic sims by combining fighter and starship combat in a single game. You begin the game as either a fighter pilot or the captain of a small Frigate-class starship. As you progress through the game, you can earn promotions and awards until you are commanding a massive fleet carrier with three wings of fighters and a complete escort of warships. While in the role of a fighter embark on patrol, sweeps, bomber escorts, starship escorts, ground strikes or the dreaded capital starship strike. As a capital starship, experience fleet engagements, escorts, blockades, fighter operations, or the dangerous starbase assaults.

Immerse yourself in Starshatter: The Gathering Storm for the PC. In Starshatter: the Gathering Storm, Starshatter: The Gathering Storm integrates elements of real-time-strategy games by allowing fleet commanders to direct the battle on a tactical level, launching fighters and directing destroyers to defend the fleet and annihilate enemy forces. Featuring some of the most impressive graphics and sounds to be found, Starshatter: The Gathering Storm also comes fully equipped with a cockpit mode for fighters that supports Track IR Headsets. Additionally, the series now boasts full video cut scenes and plenty of new sounds and audio.

The Starshatter universe features a fully moddable dynamic mission system allows the campaign to be played and replayed differently each time. In the Starshatter: The Gathering Storm universe missions are generated based on what is going on in the entire campaign and is different each time you play. Rise in the ranks and restore peace to a shattered union in Starshatter: The Gathering Storm!

Game Features:

Start the Campaign as either a Pilot or as a Captain of a small Frigate-class starship.
Earn awards and promotions to the point where you command an entire battle force.
Fleet Commanders can take comand using intergraded RTS elements to direct the battle on a tactical level.
Fully moddable dynamic mission system
... and many more!

Game Data:

Complexity: Beginner to Intermediate
Field of Play: Strategic/Tactical
Historical Period: Sci-Fi
Theater: Space
Unit Scale: Individual Spaceships and Planets
Turn Play: Turn-based
Players: 1 to 6 Players
AI: Yes, Any Side
TCP/IP: Yes, 1-4 Players and 1-6 Player IPX LAN (simultaneous turns)
Game Editor: Yes, Campaign/Scenario Editor

System Requirements:

Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
200Mhz CPU
Video Card DirectX 6.1+ Compatible
Sound Card DirectX 6.1+ Compatible
300MB Free Hard Drive Space
DirectX 6.1+ or higher (included)