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Frontier: First Encounters (DOS)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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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.)
3.5
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.5
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.0
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.3
Overall MobyScore (36 votes)3.6


User Reviews

Quite a bit better than Frontier : Elite 2 after you patch it. A lot. Jeremy Johnson (638) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
Good but flawed, 33rd century space action as you partake the role of an interstellar mercenary. Stuart Stocks (7) unrated
Fascinating and complex robotriot (8637) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
A mess, how could the co-creator of the classic Elite create such a monster? woods01 (154) 1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars
Somewhat Horrendous Irritating Trash Martin Smith (76) 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars
Frustrating at times, but occasionally brilliant Stargazer (99) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars
An Elite Fan from the Beginning StimuL8 (4) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars