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Star Trek: Away Team (Windows)

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Description

After the events of the "Dominion War", Starfleet Command realized that not every problem can be solved by it's exploratory and scientific starships. Sometimes discreet inquiry by a special operations team may be needed. The USS Incursion is built to handle covert operations and is equipped with a holographic masking system enabling it to disguise itself as any ship in the known universe. With seventeen of the best hand-picked operatives in the Federation, Captain Marcus Refalian sets out to investigate strange happenings among a group calling itself the "Wardens" and the work of Klingon scientists. It's not long before the crew of the USS Incursion find themselves wrapped in a plot that threatens not only the Federation but potentially the balance of power throughout the galaxy.

Star Trek: Away Team is turn-based strategy game taking place in an isometric view. The gameplay is influenced by other titles such as Commandos and X-Com. Players must coordinate the crew to solve various scenarios without being discovered by the guards or security system. The first order of business on each mission is to select the away team members from the group of twelve experts, each with their own statistics and specialty skills. Players then guide their operatives towards their goals while avoiding detection and minimizing casualties. The enemy will have cameras, sensors, and patrols. If the team are discovered by a security system, there is usually a way to find the system terminal and erase the records. Enemies will pickup on sound but minimizing sound means slow movement. If combat breaks out, team members are equipped with a variety of weapons including phasers, disruptors, holographic decoys and mines to dispatch the foes.

Screenshots

Star Trek: Away Team Windows Check your objectives regularly (it sometimes change during the mission)
Star Trek: Away Team Windows The Away Team in action
Star Trek: Away Team Windows Diplomatic Mission! Our team is negotiating with the Klingons. No need to holster the weapons though... (German Version)
Star Trek: Away Team Windows Choosing an item in your inventory

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User Reviews

Star Trek meets Commandos Kasey Chang (3654) unrated
Like an odd-numbered movie. Terrence Bosky (5235) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

ComputerGamers.com Apr 14, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Gamer's Pulse Apr 03, 2001 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2001 81 out of 100 81
4Players.de Apr 03, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Gamers' Temple, The Apr 08, 2002 68 out of 100 68
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 23, 2001 13 out of 20 65
IGN Mar 28, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Gamekult Apr 04, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Apr 20, 2001 C 50
All Game Guide 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Star Trek: Away Team received a 49% rating from PC Gamer magazine (June 2001; reviewed by Chuck Osborn).

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DaHero (868) added Star Trek: Away Team (Windows) on Mar 18, 2001