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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 Opening: The Commander
Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows Building HQ
Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows Range around planet
Conquest: Frontier Wars Windows Major construction going on

Alternate Titles

  • "Conquest: Wojny Pogranicza" -- Polish title

User Reviews

Starship Troopers In Space! :) Mr Roboto (9) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars

The Press Says

Gamezilla Nov 02, 2001 98 out of 100 98
IGN Aug 20, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
Gameguru Mania Aug 28, 2001 86 out of 100 86
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania Oct 21, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2001 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2001 78 out of 100 78
GameSpy Oct 02, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Super Play Oct, 2001 6 out of 10 60

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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