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Starsiege: Tribes is a first-person shooter set in the Metaltech universe which pits different warring tribes against each other. This first-person 3D action shooter is designed to focus on cooperative multiplayer gaming. Use single-player training missions to develop the skills required to become veteran warriors, then join multiplayer combat between 2 to 32 players connected over the Internet or LAN on a wide variety of battlefields, fulfilling different objectives, using wide variety of weapons, armor, and equipment.


Starsiege: Tribes Windows Flying with the jetpack.
Starsiege: Tribes Windows Shop station
Starsiege: Tribes Windows Slopes
Starsiege: Tribes Windows Weapon tutorial: the disc thrower

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Alternate Titles

  • "星际围攻:部落" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Redefines multi-player gaming. JL3001 (20) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Entertainment quality is top notch. Everett Lamb (10) unrated

Critic Reviews

PC Joker Feb, 1999 3 out of 3 100
FiringSquad Feb 04, 1999 90 out of 100 90
Gamezilla May 31, 1999 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Jan 22, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Computer Games Magazine Jan 05, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Dec 23, 1998 79 out of 100 79
Player One May, 1999 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 1999 73 out of 100 73 1998 70 out of 100 70


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The demo to the game included 3 levels and quickly hosted an extremely large community, it was active the entire lifespan of the full game, even long after Tribes 2 came out, thousands of fans logged on to the original demo and fought it out in organized clan matches. Rarely has a demo supported so many dedicated fans for such a long period of time.

Free release

On June 3rd, 2004, Sierra released Starsiege Tribes for free to celebrate the upcoming release of Tribes: Vengeance.

Server shutdown

The servers went down on 14th December 2005.


Information also contributed by Abi79, Birjer Rosenkrantz, and Sciere

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Kasey Chang (3609) added Starsiege: Tribes (Windows) on Nov 21, 2000