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Description

It's 2160, and the Eastern Alliance has launched a surprise attack on the Western Coalition's fleet and decimated it. The call has gone out for volunteers to become Alliance fighter pilots, and you have signed up with the 45th Volunteer Squadron.

Designed by Chris and Erin Roberts, the creative force behind the Wing Commander/Privateer megaseries, this space fighting simulation features the genre's standard mission types: escort, fighter sweep, interception, attacking space stations, fighting in asteroid fields, etc.

12 pilotable fighters (you can choose which you fly as well as missile loadout, but not all are available in the early missions), 9 enemy fighter types.

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Starlancer Dreamcast Ships in this universe are ostensibly made of rubber and bounce off each other
Starlancer Windows Game have database on main heroes
Starlancer Windows Enemy battleship exploding
Starlancer Dreamcast You and your team jumping through hyperspace or warp or whatever

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Alternate Titles

  • "星际枪骑兵" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Definitely flashier and better, but nothing new here... Windows Kasey Chang (4617)
Fair game, at best... Windows tbuteler (3156)
A genuinely fun space shooter. Windows DarkDove (70)
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. Windows James P. Wong (2450)
What a great Ride!! Windows William Shawn McDonie (1182)

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Windows Jun, 2000 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows May 15, 2000 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Windows May, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania.de Dreamcast Mar 29, 2001 83 out of 100 83
PC Joker Windows Jul, 2000 82 out of 100 82
Gamer's Pulse Windows Jun 28, 2000 82 out of 100 82
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Dec 12, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Gaming Entertainment Monthly Windows Sep, 2000 71 out of 100 71
Gamekult Dreamcast Feb 16, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows May 25, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

The Starlancer demo includes two missions not in the main game, which function as a prequel to the game. You fly from the ANS Yamato and are witness to the sneak attack by the Coalition forces.

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