Star Trek: Starfleet Command III (Windows)

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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.


Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Windows Between missions you can pick up new crew members at nearby starbases.
Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Windows Start of a Romulan campaign mission
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 Campaign mode sends you to specific map sections for scripted missions.

Alternate Titles

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

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

Critic Reviews

GameZone Dec 02, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Nov 22, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot Nov 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Withingames Dec 28, 2002 4 out of 5 80 Feb 09, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Gameplanet Dec 19, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 13, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Gamer UK Dec, 2002 61 out of 100 61
Game Captain Dec 18, 2002 61 out of 100 61
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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The Best Buy version includes an exclusive Borg campaign with 4 extra levels.

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