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Space Crusade (Amiga)

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Written by  :  Russell Crawford (3)
Written on  :  Jan 09, 2008
Platform  :  Amiga
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Summary

All the thrills of the original board game, none of the maths!!

The Good

For the Amiga, and as an avid fan of the original game, this was a delight on the eyes. The graphics were bold, bright and sharp and the gameplay was excellent. This version of the game managed to focus the best elements of the board game and translate it into a turn-based strategy game that was quick, exciting and high in replayability. Animations was good and sprites were very detailed. All in all, it was a winning conversion and a gem in the Amiga crown.

The Bad

There are really not too many bad points to this game, the only real disappointment was that the player was not able to take the role of the aliens and fight against the space marines (on the board game, one player is always the alien). Otherwise, no complaints.

The Bottom Line

This is a turn-based strategy game based on a popular board game from the early days of the Games Workshop. It is a fun roleplaying adventure directing of a squad of tough space marine soldiers as they fight the hoards of Chaos in derelict space ships in the far future. Cool or what!!