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Terminus

MobyRank MobyScore
Linux
...
3.4
Macintosh
74
4.0
Windows
68
3.7
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Description

Join the United Earth League (UEL), the rebellious Martian Consortium (MC), the Marauder Pirate Clan, or the Independent Council of Governors (ICG) as you take on assignments, trade, fight, smuggle, and more. The game has similarities to Elite and Privateer, though with more detailed ship and environment simulation (with multiple space stations, Newtonian ship movement physics, and multiple ship components). Decide your own career in this 3D simulation and create your own destiny. The game also includes a training mode, multiplayer combat (up to 64 players) and a gauntlet.

Screenshots

Terminus Windows Outside View
Terminus Windows Gate
Terminus Windows Targetting View
Terminus Windows Title

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User Reviews

From an avid gamer... This is one of the best space sims that I have played. Windows Benjamin Willis (3)

The Press Says

PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
Mac Addict Macintosh Nov, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamer's Pulse Windows Jul 26, 2000 71 out of 100 71
Electric Playground Macintosh Jul 17, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Computer Games Magazine Windows Jul 24, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Aug 26, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Unlimited Windows Oct, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jul 05, 2000 65 out of 100 65
HappyPuppy Macintosh Jul 17, 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 2001 33 out of 100 33

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Trivia

1999
Terminus wins awards for Best Programming and Best Audio at the GDC 1st Independent Games Festival.

Related Web Sites

  • Terminus (Official Site)
  • TerminusPoint (Offers the TerminusPoint Edition (TPE) of Terminus, which contains fixes and enhancements of the game. Based on the source code by Vicarious Visions.)
Contributed to by Kabushi (122924) and Kasey Chang (3653)