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Reach for the Stars (Windows)

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This is an updated version of the venerable MS-DOS-era Reach for the Stars, the 4X game before the term was even invented. Start with a simple planet, build and research better stuff, take over other planets, and eventually control the whole galaxy. Let computer ministers handle the research and building while the human player handles overall strategy. Includes improved graphics (naturally) and special scenarios.


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A solid C+ effort William Shawn McDonie (1088) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars
Disappointing game, I really wanted to like it, but its off my Hard Drive now. Mike Kent (2) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameZone Nov 27, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Electric Games Dec 18, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 2000 67 out of 100 67
Power Unlimited Dec, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Sep 13, 2000 6.2 out of 10 62
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 08, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Joker Nov, 2000 50 out of 100 50
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Oct 17, 2000 50 out of 100 50
Gamekult Nov 06, 2000 4 out of 10 40


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Kasey Chang (3652) added Reach for the Stars (Windows) on Jan 15, 2001