Apple II version
The Apple II version has random "ion storms" which would knock out your shields. This feature was removed on the PC and the Atari versions of the game.
Cancelled board game
A board game based on Star Fleet
was announced in Interstel's 1988 product catalog, but it was never released.
The Star Fleet Officers Academy Training Manual
was dedicated to the astronauts who died in the Challenger explosion, on January 28, 1986.
Information also contributed by
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #150 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list