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Galactic Conquest (DOS)

Galactic Conquest DOS The game's title screen

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Galactic Conquest is a shareware game based on the principles of Risk. Shareware release v2.1 was classed as the 'Novice' version with Intermediate and Advanced versions planned but not, at that time, implemented. The Novice version is for two to seven players, there is no computer opposition in this game, and is entirely keyboard controlled.
To ensure that the game is played fairly each player takes a turn at the keyboard sending their space ships out to attack other planets however what is entered is not shown on screen. When all players have entered their moves the game resolves all conflicts showing who has conquered a planet and who lost the battle.

At the start of the game the players decide on how many turns the game will consist of, during the game however there is an option to end the game at the end of the current turn, the computer will resolve any remaining conflicts and announce the winner.


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Galactic Conquest DOS Planets are denoted by letters, this shows the game area for a game with the maximum number of planets, forty, in play
Galactic Conquest DOS The game's exit screen summarises the score and gives another shareware reminder prompt
Galactic Conquest DOS After the help screens the players must work through the game configuration options.
Selecting colour or monochrome monitors didn't seem to make any difference
Galactic Conquest DOS After the title screen the player(s) are treated to a couple of screens describing the game followed by a series of configuration questions

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piltdown_man (118669) added Galactic Conquest (DOS) on Feb 01, 2015