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Millennium: Return to Earth

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Developed by
Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
73
3.9
Atari ST
...
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 Mining operations
Millennium: Return to Earth  Amiga Nodule view
Millennium: Return to Earth  DOS Colonies are little more than mining stations that will provide rare elements.
Millennium: Return to Earth  DOS Base defense 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 (13)

The Press Says

Zzap! Amiga Jul, 1989 90 out of 100 90
ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Jun, 1989 86 out of 100 86
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
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 69 out of 100 69
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 69 out of 100 69
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 66 out of 100 66
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1989 46 out of 100 46

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Awards

  • Zzap!
    • January 1990 (Issue 57) – 'The Best Games of the 80's Decade' (Stuart Wynne)

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