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Star Trek: New Worlds (Windows)

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Description

A Romulan experiment gone wrong has suddenly made multiple planet systems appear out of nowhere in this formerly barren sector. The area is named Tabula Rasa, and the three neighboring races... Federation, Klingon, and Romulan, are ready to exploit the newly found riches... But first they must deal with the natives, who may be friend of foe...

You are in control of a colony for your "empire". You must grow your colony and build defense and offense to secure your goals while mining the resources you came for. Build from the heart of your colony... the colony hub. Build mines to extract minerals from the ground (but they can run out). Build resource processors to get higher efficiency. Build vehicle yards to build better vehicles. Build research facility to get improved technology and better units, and so on and so forth. You must balance energy, growth, exploration, defense, crew, and when you get to it, offense. It is also possible to capture enemy structures.

Each side has a special unit with unique capabilities to make the battle more interesting. Multiplayer is supported over Gamespy. Several tutorial missions are also created.

Screenshots

Star Trek: New Worlds Windows Start of a Klingon campaign mission.
Star Trek: New Worlds Windows Main menu.
Star Trek: New Worlds Windows Boom!
Star Trek: New Worlds Windows Notice the shimmer effect for cloaked tanks.

Alternate Titles

  • "星际迷航:新世界" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Force Commander for Star Trek Terrence Bosky (5235) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars
Complexity is not necessarily an improvement Kasey Chang (3654) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars
Without question, the worst Star Trek game I have ever played!!! James Kirk (159) 1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars
This is an RTS style game based in the Star Trek universe, not an RTS revolutionising effort Lil Dave (3) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Initially promising, but falls quite short of the "enjoyable" mark Dave Schenet (130) unrated
Original, but badly developed Kartanym (10779) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars

The Press Says

Gamer's Pulse Oct 10, 2000 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 2000 65 out of 100 65
Gamekult Oct 09, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 26, 2000 60 out of 100 60
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 58 out of 100 58
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2000 58 out of 100 58
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Privat Computer PC 2000 45 out of 100 45
Game Over Online Sep 15, 2000 35 out of 100 35
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2000 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Real Developer 14 WildKard (12149)
Nov 16, 2007

Trivia

Star Trek: New Worlds is the first real-time strategy game to use both resource and personnel management.
Kartanym (10779) added Star Trek: New Worlds (Windows) on Aug 27, 2000