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The GoodThe graphics of Solar Winds: The Escape are good for the time in which it was released, and music and sounds aren't that bad either. The plot is entertaining, although dialogs could have been worked a little. The combat, while simple, is fun. AI is decent, enemies will dodge your lasers and missiles and try and set themselves up into a better position from which to attack you. Multiple targets may become difficult, but it's relatively easy to escape, as it seems your ship is always faster then theirs and they also don't give much pursuit.
The BadThe only thing that disappointed me was how short the game was. You can easily finish this game in one hour. But the real problem is that in order to make the game seem longer, the makers made destinations very far in between. Even once you manage to get the hyper drive engine, there are long uneventful intervals in which you can make several trips to the fridge and be back with plenty of time to spare.