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Conquest Earth: "First Encounter"

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
47
4.0
Windows
53
2.8
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Description

This RTS (real-time strategy) game tells the story of a futuristic war between the humans and the inhabitants of Jupiter (Jovians). The player can choose to command the armies of either side. Humans and Jovians have different menu layouts and tactics which they can employ for offensive and defensive actions. Also, the Jovians must deal with the atmosphere of the Earth, which obstructs their view, by using special troops; the humans also face a problem in the sulphur shrouds of Jupiter.

The game implements its own view system for battles. Some may know it from their TV's - there's a picture-in-picture option to view 3 different locations at the same time. You can choose from two modes of play, normal RTS, or a more complicated variant which is just playable if you're confident with the manual.

Screenshots

Conquest Earth: "First Encounter" DOS Another minute of cool animations before I am allowed to exit the game.
Conquest Earth: "First Encounter" DOS Mission briefing (everything on the screen is animated)
Conquest Earth: "First Encounter" DOS Your soldiers won't fire on their own, so you'll have to click rapidly on this alien to have a chance of having at least one survive.
Conquest Earth: "First Encounter" DOS I gave up after a minute of clicking, and here are the stats.

Alternate Titles

  • "Conquest Earth: "Das Manifest"" -- German title

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The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 1997 90 out of 100 90
Edge Windows Jul, 1997 8 out of 10 80
PC Jeux DOS Oct, 1997 69 out of 100 69
PC Player (Germany) DOS Nov, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 60 out of 100 60
GameStar (Germany) DOS Nov, 1997 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Windows Oct, 1997 54 out of 100 54
Power Play DOS Oct, 1997 54 out of 100 54
PC Games (Germany) DOS Nov, 1997 48 out of 100 48
GameSpot DOS Oct 03, 1997 3.7 out of 10 37

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Trivia

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 1998 (Issue #164) – Strategy Coaster of the Year

Contributed to by DaHero (868)