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SIMSpace (DOS)

SIMSpace Screenshots

DOS version

SIMSpace DOS The game's title screen. 
The ad blurb boasts photo quality bitmapped graphics and here they are. After this the player must enter their name.

The game's title screen. The ad blurb boasts photo quality bitmapped graphics and here they are. After this the player must enter their name.

SIMSpace DOS This screenshot shows the game loading the starship's bridge. It is incomplete because on a slow machine it will take a while to get there.

This screenshot shows the game loading the starship's bridge. It is incomplete because on a slow machine it will take a while to get there.

SIMSpace DOS This is the main game screen fully loaded. 
All the buttons do something.
Here HQ is sending a mission briefing

This is the main game screen fully loaded. All the buttons do something. Here HQ is sending a mission briefing

SIMSpace DOS In the shareware version there is only one mission.
After receiving the mission briefing the game presents the player with several information screens like this

In the shareware version there is only one mission. After receiving the mission briefing the game presents the player with several information screens like this

SIMSpace DOS The mission is to stop Target 1 leaving the solar system. Here the player is selecting that ship as their primary target. Speed is important as other ships will try to intervene

The mission is to stop Target 1 leaving the solar system. Here the player is selecting that ship as their primary target. Speed is important as other ships will try to intervene

SIMSpace DOS Once the target has been selected there's a very brief view of it before the player is returned to the bridge

Once the target has been selected there's a very brief view of it before the player is returned to the bridge

SIMSpace DOS Blast! I cannot engage the target because it is too far away

Blast! I cannot engage the target because it is too far away

SIMSpace DOS Now we're close enough to attack but am I shooting at it or is it shooting at me?

Now we're close enough to attack but am I shooting at it or is it shooting at me?

SIMSpace DOS I am using 'autoshields' and they have just activated sending the ship to 'Condition Red', I guess the target is firing back

I am using 'autoshields' and they have just activated sending the ship to 'Condition Red', I guess the target is firing back

SIMSpace DOS I hope the target is destroyed soon because it's getting a bit close

I hope the target is destroyed soon because it's getting a bit close

SIMSpace DOS Mission successful

Mission successful

SIMSpace DOS When a mission is completed the player is shown a summary of their achievements to date

When a mission is completed the player is shown a summary of their achievements to date

SIMSpace DOS The shareware version contains just one, brief mission. As the player exits the game displays this screen which promises much more in the full game

The shareware version contains just one, brief mission. As the player exits the game displays this screen which promises much more in the full game

SIMSpace DOS On the menu bar in the main starship bridge screen is a help button. Click on that and then on any other button on the screen and the game displays appropriate help text like this

On the menu bar in the main starship bridge screen is a help button. Click on that and then on any other button on the screen and the game displays appropriate help text like this