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Wing Commander: Privateer (DOS)

80
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.8
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.1
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.0
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.9
Overall MobyScore (91 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 86 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.9
Macintosh 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 0.0
      Personal Slant 0.0
      Sound / Music 0.0
      Story / Presentation 0.0
Windows 4 3.8
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.5


User Reviews

Despite some mild flaws, an absolutely superb game that everyone should try dogwank (5) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
A fine "Elite" derivative, with all the WC flavor intact Kasey Chang (3654) unrated
I'll slow roast your (g)uts! Shiek of Geek (27) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
The definitive space mercenary experience.... man, I LOVE this game! Zovni (9360) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
Best game I've ever played, period. Cyric (50) unrated
One wonders why Privateer 2 was a step backward from this classic. Chockydonutman (5) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Total Freedom! Choose your career. Make your own destiny. Jesse French (2) unrated
Over all the game rocks Lord Dragon (3) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
General Review Chad Henshaw (32) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
A must-see game Patrick McCarron (6) unrated