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Description

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3, the sequel to G-Nome, is a real-time strategy game where four races, Humans, Darkens, Mercs, and Scorps, fight over the control of the Planet Gift 3, where a powerful artifact resides. However, due to the heavy fighting, only a small crew aboard a dropship can be dropped on to the planet at a time. Each mission, the player starts with a small crew and tries to accomplish a set amount of objectives.

Screenshots

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows A human base in the desert.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows Some base structures and defences.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows Advancing towards the enemy base.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows A minor skirmish with enemy infantry. Tank projectiles have area-of-effect damage, and may affect nearby friendly units as well.

Promo Images

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Render
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Render
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Screenshot
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Jul, 1998 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct 01, 1998 66 out of 100 66
Power Unlimited Sep, 1998 6 out of 10 60
Gamesmania.de 1998 60 out of 100 60
GameSpot Jun 26, 1998 5.9 out of 10 59
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 05, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Attack Games Nov, 1998 5 out of 10 50
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 1998 47 out of 100 47
IGN Jul 31, 1998 4 out of 10 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Development

Ion Storm used this game to burn the first part of their contract with Eidos. It was an unfinished project by 7th Level and Ion Storm thought that they would complete the game rather quick so they could give Eidos what they wanted. But they were wrong: the game code wasn't even half-way finished, so they needed much longer for developing the rest as they expected. At that time, they boasted they could "sell 500.000 copies". Well, when the game was finally finished, it was totally outdated by any means. The game didn't sell well in the end.

German version

The German version of this game is censored. The following was changed:
  • All blood graphics have been removed.
  • Soldiers are no longer called human, but "bionic".
  • The resulting sound, when rolling over soldier, has been removed.
Unfortunately, there's no known way to restore those effects.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 1999 (Issue #177) – Runner-up as Coaster of the Year (Strategy)
Information also contributed by phlux

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MadCat (61) added Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 (Windows) on Jul 21, 2000