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Protostar: War on the Frontier (DOS)

Protostar: War on the Frontier Screenshots

DOS version

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Title screen.

Title screen.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Let's roll! Launching from the space station into the unknown.

Let's roll! Launching from the space station into the unknown.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Space travel in four easy steps: 1) Pick a system on the sector map.

Space travel in four easy steps: 1) Pick a system on the sector map.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS 2) On arrival in the sector, pick a planet. Spaceships (the green squares) may try to intercept you.

2) On arrival in the sector, pick a planet. Spaceships (the green squares) may try to intercept you.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS 3) Scan the planet and its surface.

3) Scan the planet and its surface.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS 4) Send your Explorer vessel to land on the planet.

4) Send your Explorer vessel to land on the planet.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Your primary objective on planets is to gather minerals (the yellow arrow) and non-sentient creatures. You may encounter other spacefaring races that try the same...

Your primary objective on planets is to gather minerals (the yellow arrow) and non-sentient creatures. You may encounter other spacefaring races that try the same...

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS ...and not all of them are peaceful.

...and not all of them are peaceful.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS If you discover alien trading posts...

If you discover alien trading posts...

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS ...you may sell your cargo and buy rare materials.

...you may sell your cargo and buy rare materials.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Nice: If you discover unknown species, you can name them.

Nice: If you discover unknown species, you can name them.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS If hostile aliens intercept your spaceship, you have to battle them in realtime combat reminiscent of Wing Commander.

If hostile aliens intercept your spaceship, you have to battle them in realtime combat reminiscent of Wing Commander.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Our science officer scans a heavily damaged pirate vessel.

Our science officer scans a heavily damaged pirate vessel.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Disabled spaceships can be boarded to loot the cargo.

Disabled spaceships can be boarded to loot the cargo.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS As the game progresses, experts join your crew, improving station performance. This is Cassi, the cute navigator.

As the game progresses, experts join your crew, improving station performance. This is Cassi, the cute navigator.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS When speaking with aliens, you can chose from several diplomatic approaches.

When speaking with aliens, you can chose from several diplomatic approaches.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS The mysterious Dodel frequents space station bars and is an excellent source of information.

The mysterious Dodel frequents space station bars and is an excellent source of information.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Aliens will send you on missions to win their allegiance. Here we're rescuing missing Vantu scientists from a hostile planet.

Aliens will send you on missions to win their allegiance. Here we're rescuing missing Vantu scientists from a hostile planet.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS The Human Alliance is eager to hear of our progress.

The Human Alliance is eager to hear of our progress.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS As the Alliance grows, the evil Skeetch rally their forces and send a huge Dreadnought. Destroying it is your final challenge.

As the Alliance grows, the evil Skeetch rally their forces and send a huge Dreadnought. Destroying it is your final challenge.

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Title Screen

Title Screen

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Enter your name

Enter your name

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Opening sequence

Opening sequence

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS The Frontier Craft

The Frontier Craft

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Main screen

Main screen

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Cockpit view

Cockpit view

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS The space bar

The space bar

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS The infamous clown world

The infamous clown world

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Clown ship

Clown ship

Protostar: War on the Frontier DOS Talking to the clown

Talking to the clown