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William Shatner's TekWar (DOS)

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Description

You're an ex-cop who was sentenced to cryo sleep. When you awake you are recruited by the Cosmos Detective Agency as a hitman. Why? Cause there's a dangerous new drug on the streets of New LA: Tek! Take out the seven Tek Lords and their minions in 7 missions, but spare those innocent civilians.

TekWar is a 1st person shooter based on the TekWar novels of William Shatner. TekWar is situated in the near future and uses the famous Build Engine.

Screenshots

William Shatner's TekWar DOS Looking out over the city from a window on the first floor
William Shatner's TekWar DOS Just like many of the early FPS games, a large part of the gameplay consists of searching for keycards
William Shatner's TekWar DOS Walking around at the, rather bleak, seafront
William Shatner's TekWar DOS Found a bazooka, a health power-up and some ammo in a park

Alternate Titles

  • "Tek War" -- Informal spelling

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User Reviews

Another one of those BAD merchandising games. Roedie (5226) 0.75 Stars0.75 Stars0.75 Stars0.75 Stars0.75 Stars
I strongly suggest you play this title for yourself before you pass judgement. J9 (2) unrated
One of the WORST licensed games I've ever seen in my entire life (and I thought there was worse...) Satoshi Kunsai (1811) 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars
Bill Shatner is a marketing machine, he'd sell his soul for a buck sultan12 (6) unrated

The Press Says

High Score Apr, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Joystick (French) Jan, 1996 75 out of 100 75
PC Gamer Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
Computer Games Magazine May 26, 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Dec, 1995 66 out of 100 66
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1996 61 out of 100 61
GameSpot May 28, 1996 4.6 out of 10 46
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Just Games Retro Aug 28, 2014 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Shooterplanet Jul 05, 2007 20 out of 100 20

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Trivia

This game is based on the Tek War books by William Shatner. The Tek War franchise also contains a TV series and a couple of made-for-tv movies.
Andrew Hartnett (2236) added William Shatner's TekWar (DOS) on Sep 16, 2000