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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.


Starlancer Windows Game have database on all fighters and star ships too
Starlancer Windows [Cutscene] This maintenance worker forgot to power off that panel
Starlancer Windows Yamato's hangar
Starlancer Windows Blasting the Basilisk!

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 (3655)
Fair game, at best... Windows tbuteler (3026)
A genuinely fun space shooter. Windows DarkDove (64)
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. Windows James P. Wong (2400)
What a great Ride!! Windows William Shawn McDonie (1152)

The Press Says

Gamezilla Windows Jun 12, 2000 94 out of 100 94
Power Unlimited Windows Jun, 2000 9 out of 10 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania Windows 2000 86 out of 100 86
FiringSquad Windows May 04, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Dreamcast Apr, 2001 82 out of 100 82 Windows Jul 31, 2000 81 out of 100 81
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows May 25, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 (UK) Windows May 30, 2000 7 out of 10 70
incite PC Gaming Windows Jul, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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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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Contributed to by Bill Stepec (50) and haydn dalton (1)