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Gateway II: Homeworld (DOS)

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Description

The sequel to the original Gateway game, this is also a text based (but graphically enhanced) text game, in which you will explore hazardous situations and new worlds, and ultimately find out the fate of the mystic Heechee race.

Screenshots

Gateway II: Homeworld DOS Conversation interface
Gateway II: Homeworld DOS The "Earth Zoo" inside the Artifact
Gateway II: Homeworld DOS Playing in Map Mode
Gateway II: Homeworld DOS Diana Tolson (sole Artifact survivor)

Alternate Titles

  • "Gateway 2: Homeworld" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

Puzzles preferred to plot in this sequel jossiejojo (41) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars
This game proves it is possible to repeat succsess, even in the gaming world! Stargazer (99) unrated
A wonderful successor to Gateway 1. rananite (3) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars
A great sequel to a great game. Now that IS rare! RmM (64) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
Lacking the original's atmosphere and depth. Shane Cornall (7) 2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars

The Press Says

SPAG Mar 24, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Pelit Jul, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Adventure Classic Gaming Aug 28, 1998 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Nov, 1993 79 out of 100 79
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 1993 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1993 60 out of 100 60

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Related Web Sites

  • Fan Page (information about Gateway 2 - covers, credits, walkthroughs and a transcription of the handbook that was included with the game)
RmM (64) added Gateway II: Homeworld (DOS) on Oct 22, 1999