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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
74
3.5
Windows
71
3.4
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Description

The destiny of a galaxy hangs in the balance, and you're in command. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds lets you lead Star Wars armies to victory in intense real-time strategy clashes. Enter the fray as the Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Trade Federation, Wookiees, and other civilizations or organizations in campaigns that will determine the final outcome of the Galactic Civil War.

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds is an epic real-time strategy set against a backdrop of the entire Star Wars saga. The conflicts involve six key civilizations: Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Wookiees, Gungans, Royal Naboo, and the Trade Federation. Execute your campaign over land, sea, and air with more than 300 different units and structures in single-player campaigns, skirmishes, and multiplayer battles.

Combat arenas extend from interstellar asteroids and aerial encounters to submerged cities and ground battles. Deploy vast legions of units into battle--up to 200 per side--with groups that include bounty hunters, Jedi Knights, stormtroopers, X-Wings, AT-ATs, snowspeeders, AT-STs, Wookiee Kas tanks, and droids. Manage your resources and integrate the power of upgradable technology into your strategy, such as Wookiee ingenuity, advanced Gungan biotechnology, and Jedi stamina. Each technology level brings new wonders and new forces. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds features accessible gameplay built upon the familiar RTS engine adapted from Ensemble's popular Age of Empires series. Use the scenario editor to create custom single or multiplayer battlegrounds with virtually any Star Wars units and settings.

Screenshots

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Main Menu
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Heavy attack. In some units (those walkers, for example) and buildings you can put your troops into, it fools the enemy in m-player for sure.
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Don't think 21 unit is limit to select, once you pass that, pictures get smaller... snd smaller... and, you got the point :)
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Our base (German screen text, playing as Wookies)

Alternate Titles

  • "星球大战银河战场" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

I've got a good feeling about this. Windows Terrence Bosky (5232)
Star Wars version of Age of Empires, and that's a good thing Windows MA17 (193)
Tolerable... Windows James Kirk (159)
Very addictive! Windows MrSuperGod (58)
Better then any previous Star Wars RTS Windows Kartanym (10770)

The Press Says

GameZone Windows Nov 21, 2001 9 out of 10 90
ActionTrip Windows Nov 26, 2001 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Nov 28, 2001 82 out of 100 82
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Aug 19, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Game Watcher Windows Aug 11, 2003 7.7 out of 10 77
Games4Mac Macintosh 2002 71 out of 100 71
Gamesmania Windows Nov 15, 2001 71 out of 100 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Revolution Windows Nov, 2001 C 50

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Trivia

Chewie's father, Attichuck (featured in the Tutorial campaign), made his debut in 1978's infamous Star Wars Holiday Special. Attichuck's nickname is Itchy and he was played by Paul Gate.

Related Web Sites

  • Conquer Planets (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Galactic Battlegrounds, with commentary being provided by PR & Media Director Amy Torres (May, 2002).)
  • Official website (Official website)
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