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Conquest: Frontier Wars (Windows)

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Description

This RTS games puts you as the commander in the Frontier Wars. You can play either as the Terran forces, the insectoid Mantis or the energy-based Celareons. Unlike most RTS games, this one requires you to manage your supply lines and control over multiple maps, up to 16 different star systems. In addition, there are intelligent fleet admirals... AIs which can be a benefit during the multiplayer games.

Screenshots

Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows Major construction going on
Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows Opening: A ship emerges from a worm hole
Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows A group of mining ships look for resources
Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows Building HQ

Alternate Titles

  • "Conquest: Wojny Pogranicza" -- Polish title

User Reviews

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The Press Says

Gamezilla Nov 02, 2001 98 out of 100 98
Play.tm Nov 22, 2001 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot Aug 29, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Withingames Jan 22, 2002 4 out of 5 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 03, 2001 16 out of 20 80
4Players.de Oct 01, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Game Watcher Aug 11, 2003 7.8 out of 10 78
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PC Gamer Nov, 2001 76 out of 100 76
PC Action Dec 10, 2001 62 out of 100 62

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Trivia

Development

Conquest was originally a Digital Anvil product. After Microsoft took over Digital Anvil, the game was removed from the company schedule, even though it was close to completion. The Conquest team then, with Chris Robert's blessing, quit Digital Anvil and formed Fever Pitch Studios to finish it.
Arvin Chandra (45) added Conquest: Frontier Wars (Windows) on Sep 13, 2001