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Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power is a science fiction 3D turn based strategy game based on the 1971 novel Prisoners of Power or Inhabited Island by the Russian authors Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. The four factions - Land of the Fathers, Khonties, Island Empire and Barbarians - wage a full blown war for control of the planet Saraksh, each faction feature distinctive designs and technology trees and tactical differences.

Units can make use of the environment for tactical advantage, such as using forest for camouflage and dig trenches, garrison buildings or construct bridges over rivers. Air units can be used to transport troops, and heavy artillery can be moved by trucks as your army advances. The planet and its diverse environments (including deserts, forests and polar regions) are rendered in 3D, with day and night cycles and dynamic weather.


Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows Victory!
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows Title screen
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows Undercover mission
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows I won the battle but not the war.

Alternate Titles

  • "Обитаемый Остров: Послесловие" -- Russian title
  • "Inhabited Island: Battlefield" -- Working title
  • "Inhabited Island" -- Working title
  • "Galactic Assault: Więzień Mocy" -- Polish title

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Absolute Games ( Windows Mar 31, 2007 93 out of 100 93 Windows Sep 28, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Oct 10, 2007 69 out of 100 69
Games4Mac Macintosh 2009 69 out of 100 69
Game Vortex Windows 2007 65 out of 100 65 Windows Oct 02, 2007 13 out of 20 65
games xtreme Windows Sep 25, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Feb 24, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Windows Sep 25, 2007 6.2 out of 10 62 Windows Oct 18, 2007 11 out of 20 55


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