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The Colony

The Colony Screenshots

DOS version

The Colony DOS The game starts with this screen, really.

The game starts with this screen, really.

The Colony DOS A brief intro

A brief intro

The Colony DOS 3D, incredible!

3D, incredible!

The Colony DOS Strange devices...

Strange devices...

The Colony DOS Wow! A futuristic thing, probably running on 200 MhZ!

Wow! A futuristic thing, probably running on 200 MhZ!


The Colony Screenshots

Macintosh version

The Colony Macintosh Splash screen--not very splashy, but I guess back in 1988 that was the best they could do.

Splash screen--not very splashy, but I guess back in 1988 that was the best they could do.

The Colony Macintosh Title screen. The stars in the background are animated as if you were approaching them.

Title screen. The stars in the background are animated as if you were approaching them.

The Colony Macintosh The game starts in the cockpit. The lights are out.

The game starts in the cockpit. The lights are out.

The Colony Macintosh This is the ship's reactor. The core's depleted--you'll have to bring a new one from the colony.

This is the ship's reactor. The core's depleted--you'll have to bring a new one from the colony.

The Colony Macintosh You'll see this when using control panels or as an anti-piracy method when loading saved games.

You'll see this when using control panels or as an anti-piracy method when loading saved games.

The Colony Macintosh Outside the ship, being attacked by aliens. The cube in the background is the colony's entrance.

Outside the ship, being attacked by aliens. The cube in the background is the colony's entrance.

The Colony Macintosh Here's another alien, waiting for you at the colony's airlock. They come in all shapes and sizes.

Here's another alien, waiting for you at the colony's airlock. They come in all shapes and sizes.

The Colony Macintosh A message left on one of the many computers you'll encounter, giving you a clue.

A message left on one of the many computers you'll encounter, giving you a clue.

The Colony Macintosh To the right is one of the Queens. Kill it and all the aliens on that level revert back to eggs.

To the right is one of the Queens. Kill it and all the aliens on that level revert back to eggs.

The Colony Macintosh Sliding down a tunnel. It's fun!

Sliding down a tunnel. It's fun!

The Colony Macintosh This is the truck lifter. You'll need it to take the cryo-chambers and the core back to the ship.

This is the truck lifter. You'll need it to take the cryo-chambers and the core back to the ship.

The Colony Macintosh Driving the truck. In front of you, one of cryo-chambers where the children sleep.

Driving the truck. In front of you, one of cryo-chambers where the children sleep.

The Colony Macintosh Entering a teleporter pod. You can carry those things with the truck and save a lot of trouble.

Entering a teleporter pod. You can carry those things with the truck and save a lot of trouble.

The Colony Macintosh The reactor room at the colony's deepest level. Guess what? The Mother Queen is here too. Good luck!

The reactor room at the colony's deepest level. Guess what? The Mother Queen is here too. Good luck!

The Colony Macintosh Here's a shot of the little-know version for color Macs

Here's a shot of the little-know version for color Macs