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Starlord

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
...
3.2
DOS
68
2.5
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Description

Starlord is a game of exploration and conquest from Mike Singleton, the author of the similarly-focused Midwinter and The Lords of Midnight. As the title implies, Starlord is set in a science-fiction world, as opposed to the fantasy universes of those previous games.

Your family are Starlords of a single planet, but seek dominance of a vast space consisting of 1000 individually-ruled planets. If you are to come out on top you will have to manage resources across each of your starbases, using revenue to ensure enough fuel, food and minerals are available. Trade with other leaders and form tactical agreements.

To actually take over planets, you will have to lead your ships into space combat, which is played out in multiple-view 3D.

Screenshots

Starlord Amiga Intro Screen
Starlord Amiga Player Status - overall look on your status
Starlord DOS Target locked
Starlord DOS External view

Alternate Titles

  • "Starlord: The Game of Galactic Domination" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Starlord: Der Kampf um die Vorherrschaft in der Galaxis" -- German tag-lined title

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The Press Says

Tilt DOS Dec, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Power Play DOS Dec, 1993 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) DOS Oct, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Jul, 1994 78 out of 100 78
MikroBitti DOS Apr, 1994 78 out of 100 78
PC Zone DOS May, 1994 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) DOS May, 1994 49 out of 100 49
High Score Amiga Oct, 1994 2 out of 5 40
Pelit DOS Mar, 1994 30 out of 100 30

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Contributed to by Martin Smith (63198) and Alexander Schaefer (2329)