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Thursday, April 5, 2001
 
Star Conquest Launched
11:10 AM | Michael Eilers | Comment on this story

Ron DuCros of Dark Shadow Software has announced the official launch of Star Conquest, a Mac-only game of strategic war in outer space. The $30 shareware title is currently in production, and should be available at the end of April. Here is the press release:

Dark Shadow Software Limited is pleased to announce the launch of Star
Conquest.


Star Conquest is a turn-based strategic war game. Designed exclusively
for the Apple Macintosh range of computers.


It may be played as a single player, multi-player or network game. Up
to ten human players can play, accompanied by up to ten computer
controlled players. GameRanger is supported for finding other players
on the Internet.


Your objective is to guide your species in its expansion to all corners
of the known universe. You start with two or more populated planets and
a small number of star ships. Using these star ships you have to
explore and colonise other star systems before attempting to conquer
your opponents.


Up to 20 Players.

Up to 1000 Star Systems (each with up to 10 Planets).

11 Star Ship types.

25 Planet Building Types.

Star Bases and Battle Platforms.

Star Ships can be grouped into Fleets for easy management.

Star Ship and Star Base Orders.

Much, much more!


Win one of 5 free copies of Star Conquest. Click the competition link
on our website. Closing date for entries 20th April 2001.

For more information on this title, visit the official web site or read the preview on GamesMania. A demo of the game is available from MacGameFiles as well. Pre-orders for the game are now being taken on the Dark Shadow Software web site.

Star Conquest Demo (72 MB)
Dark Shadow Software
Preview of Star Conquest at GamesMania


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