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 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Overall User Score (247 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 100 4.0
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 3.8
Macintosh 10 3.6
      AI 3.3
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.7
Windows 137 4.0
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 3.7

User Reviews

I sold Master of Orion II, just to buy it again after 6 months. Windows Lord Zimonov (9)
I agree with Zzap's review: MOO 2 still remains the very best Space-empire building game Windows Jean-Paul Cardinal (19)
If you don't own it already, you're mad. Windows BinaryDragon (19)
Crafted, polished and sublime. DOS CiarĂ¡n Lynch (88)
Addictive as hell. even after you are sick of it, every couple of months you just have to play it again. a great sequel to a great game. Windows Oren Hadas (4)
One of the best turn-based strategy games out there. DOS El-ad Amir (124)
A fantastic game, not for the faint of heart however Windows Marty Bonus (41)
A classic space conquest game. Windows Jeff Watts (21)
If you are looking for a new game to try that isnt a cookie cutter shootem-up then try this one. Trust me Its worth it! Windows William Shawn McDonie (1182)
Nothing worse, but nothing better. DOS Technocrat (201)