Star Trek: Starfleet Command III (Windows)

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Description

Starfleet Command III is a 3D tactical starship combat game, set in the universe of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The single-player campaign arcs are playable as Federation, Klingon, or Romulan factions. The game has customizable starship construction options (giving the player the opportunity to retrofit phasers, torpedoes, engines, and other components as he or she gains prestige points). The Dynaverse 3 feature offers persistent online gaming as up to 128 players compete to conquer the galaxy.

The single-player storyline is broken into Klingon, Romulan, and Federation segments. The plotline involves a threat to galactic peace which emerges after the Klingon-Federation alliance constructs an advanced new starbase, designated 'Unity One', near the Romulan border. Each campaign invites the player to behave in a manner suited to the character of the chosen faction, as one proceeds through a consistent plot.

In addition to the single-player campaigns, there is a single-player 'Conquest' campaign which allows the player (as Klingon, Romulan, Federation, or Borg) to attempt to dominate the galaxy without passing through campaign missions. Head-to-head multiplayer action without the grand strategic elements of Dynaverse 3 is available in multiplayer battle scenarios which can be played over Internet or LAN.

Screenshots

Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Windows Creeping around with the cloaking device active.
Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Windows Title screen
Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Windows You can also pay "prestige" points to fit your ship with improved equipment.
Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Windows A mission from the Klingon campaign

Alternate Titles

  • "星际迷航:星舰指挥官III" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "SFC3" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Streamlined, but not necessarily better Kasey Chang (3652) unrated

Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Nov 18, 2002 91 out of 100 91
GameSpy Dec 06, 2002 89 out of 100 89
Pelit Jan, 2003 88 out of 100 88
IGN Nov 22, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot Nov 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Dec, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania.de Dec 11, 2002 79 out of 100 79
Play.tm Feb 09, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Gameplanet Dec 19, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2003 66 out of 100 66

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Trivia

The Electronics Boutique version includes a movie ticket for Star Trek Nemesis.

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John Boomershine (70) added Star Trek: Starfleet Command III (Windows) on Nov 12, 2002