Apple II version

The Apple II version has random "ion storms" which would knock out your shields. This feature was removed on the PC and the Atari versions of the game.

Cancelled board game

A board game based on Star Fleet was announced in Interstel's 1988 product catalog, but it was never released.


The Star Fleet Officers Academy Training Manual was dedicated to the astronauts who died in the Challenger explosion, on January 28, 1986.


  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #150 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
Information also contributed by cebulba and Chris Martin

Contributed by Kasey Chang (4617) on Nov 26, 2000. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (200677)]. -- edit trivia