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Based on the MegaTraveller table-top science-fiction game, your task in The Zhodani Conspiracy is to prevent war breaking out between the Zhodani Consulate and the Imperium - Zhodani officials have bribed some of their Imperium counterparts to try and bring about a war between the two sides.

In this role-playing game character creation is the first task. Characters can be created and then put through a choice of five military careers to gain skills and experience semi-randomly (there are more than 70 talents and abilities), or you can simply compose your squad of five from the pre-defined roster.

In total there are 28 planets grouped within 8 solar systems, and there's not much space free of adventure and mystery. 30 different types of cargo exist for interplanetary trading and bartering. Combat takes place in real-time, you can control any one of your characters while giving orders to the others.

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MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy Atari ST I'll have some activity involving radioes, please
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy Atari ST One man down, as we learn about the area
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy Atari ST The computer is a hub of information and features
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy Atari ST Insert ' It's a character building experience' joke here

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A great sci-fi RPG Tomas Pettersson (24225) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

ST Action Dec, 1993 88 out of 100 88
ST Action Mar, 1993 82 out of 100 82
The One for ST Games Jun, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ST Format Jul, 1991 67 out of 100 67
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1992 57 out of 100 57
Tilt Jul, 1991 11 out of 20 55

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #4 Worst Game of All Time

Martin Smith (62888) added MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy (Atari ST) on Nov 13, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (416) and Robert Morgan (859)