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This is an interactive fiction game based on the Star Trek Universe. The game features dialog and input boxes in addition to the traditional single command-line IF interface.

Your mission is to solve the Kobayashi Alternative Command Performance Evaluation. You play as Captain Kirk and command your crew through numerous star systems and planet surfaces. You can explore the many immense decks of the Enterprise in addition to completing your missions.


Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative Apple II The introduction
Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative Apple II Title screen
Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative Apple II Beginning the game...

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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1986 Unscored Unscored


Topic # Posts Last Post
Bomb on Achir 1 Mike Read
Jun 04, 2012
Finding the bomb on Achir (1987 Version) 1 Grog Logen (24)
Aug 23, 2009


Legend has it that the first version of The Koboshi Alternative could not be completed - talk about your No-Win Scenarios!

A higher version number was released a year later, which apparently fixed that and other bugs.

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Servo (57406) added Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative (Apple II) on Aug 28, 2003
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