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Millennium: Return to Earth

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Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
73
...
Atari ST
84
4.1
DOS
...
3.6
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Description

Millennium: Return to Earth is the forerunner to Deuteros: The Next Millennium and has a premise similar to Sierra's Outpost. Set in the 22nd century, the Earth has been destroyed, and the player's mission is to re-establish human colonization of other worlds, beginning with just one outpost and a few hundred survivors on the moon. Success requires maintaining life support, mining and producing resources for more colonies, and defense against a powerful alien race bent on humanity's destruction.

Screenshots

Millennium: Return to Earth  DOS Solar system view
Millennium: Return to Earth  Atari ST Select what to produce
Millennium: Return to Earth  DOS Oh dear
Millennium: Return to Earth  Amiga Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Millennium 2.2" -- Original UK title

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User Reviews

Compelling and atmospheric Atari ST Tamzin Cebula (25)
A "management game" I actually enjoyed DOS Paul Kostrzewa (15)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST May, 1989 941 out of 1000 94
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jun, 1989 87 out of 100 87
The One Atari ST Mar, 1989 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga May, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Retrogaming History Amiga Apr 12, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Amiga Computing Amiga Sep, 1989 72 out of 100 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jul, 1989 8.6 out of 12 72
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 69 out of 100 69
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1989 46 out of 100 46

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Trivia

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year
  • Zzap!
    • January 1990 (Issue 57) – 'The Best Games of the 80's Decade' (Stuart Wynne)

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