DescriptionSpace Crusade is a science fiction strategy game converted from the Games Workshop/Milton Bradley boardgame, in which you control a commander and four marines who are sent on different missions aboard hostile alien starships. Your commander starts off as a sergeant, but he can work his way through the ranks. The game allows three players, each commanding one marine chapter each. The alien team is `played` by the computer.
The game is a literal conversion of the board game in the same vein as Gremlin's earlier Hero Quest. It can be best described as a turn-based board game in which the player must fulfill the primary and secondary objectives to complete the mission, which usually involves elimination of entire alien force on board or destruction of mothership etc. This game features unique 3D close-ups during the battle scenes, a feature which was later adopted by games like the X-Com series.
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Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay Feature: Squad Management
- Setting: Space station / Spaceship
- Space Crusade series
- Warhammer 40,000 universe
|All the thrills of the original board game, none of the maths!!||Amiga||Russell Crawford (3)|
|Good, good, good.||DOS||Zorgob (27)|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||May, 1992||92 out of 100||92|
|Amiga Action||Amiga||1992||91 out of 100||91|
|Crash!||ZX Spectrum||Mar, 1992||91 out of 100||91|
|64'er||Commodore 64||Aug, 1992||7 out of 10||70|
|Power Play||DOS||Apr, 1993||70 out of 100||70|
|PC Player (Germany)||DOS||Mar, 1993||63 out of 100||63|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||Amiga||1993||61 out of 100||61|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||DOS||1993||61 out of 100||61|
|ST Format||Atari ST||Aug, 1992||50 out of 100||50|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Apr, 1993||31 out of 100||31|
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