Star Fleet I: The War Begins!

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
Apple II
Atari 8-bit

User Reviews

A highly addictive PC version of the old mainframe Star Trek game DOS ex_navynuke! (48)
Extremely repetitive, only good for nostalgia's sake DOS Kasey Chang (3652)
A breakthrough Tactical Simulator... DOS Chris Martin (1094)
The most awesome Star trek game I have ever played. DOS Patrick Moran (5)

Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Amiga 2 1.8
Apple II 1 3.0
Atari 8-bit 2 3.2
Atari ST 1 4.7
Commodore 64 1 4.0
DOS 12 3.8
Macintosh Awaiting 1 votes...
Combined User Score 19 3.5

Critic Reviews

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DOSComputer Gaming World (CGW)
Move from cadet to admiral in a superb rendition of the "main-frame" Star Trek. All the bells and whistles one could wish for; this reviewer still plays it today, even though the graphics are primitive.
Une grandiose reprise de la série d'aventures galactiques bien connue, Star Trek. Des graphismes symboliques guère nouveaux pour des combats ternes. Une très grande facilité d'emploi. La difficulté du jeu progresse tellement qu'il semble impossible d'atteindre le rang d'amiral. Les aspects tactiques prédominent.
Atari STST Action
The sound is a passable imitation of a Spectrum burping and the graphics are almost non-existent. Five years ago when it was written (according to the copyright date on the box), this was no doubt the state-of-the-art computer-game. It is undoubtedly every the ultimate Trek game containing every bell and whistle you could wish for, but I would be surprised if anyone other than a certified "Trekie" would think that it was worth considering at this price.
AmigaACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
The graphics are spartan and sound is not impressive. The game's controlled by clicking a mouse pointer on various boxes, which works well as there's no real-time element. Star Fleet 1's fun to play but it's a bit long on the tooth and the nature of the game's very repetitive.
Atari STACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
Star Fleet uses a very old game style but it can still be fun to play. Special missions appearing later in the game keep you interested for a while but the repetitive nature of the game soon sees your interest waning. ST Version: The game's the same on the ST but plays much slower - tediously slow at times. You'll find it hard to stay enthusiastic playing Star Fleet 1 on the ST.