Far Gate (Windows)

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Description

Far Gate is a real time strategy game that takes place in space. After finding what seems to be another inhabitable planet not far from the Solar System, colonists are sent to the new planet, only to find that it isn't inhabitable at all. What they do find is two new races, completely different from human beings:
  • The Nue-Guyen: An organic based species whose units are living entities.
  • The Entrodii: Crystalline based life forms that see no use for organics.
Both are out to destroy the human race from the galaxy. And factions on Earth are starting to cause major problems in addition.

It is up to you and your command fleet to protect Earth from the many enemies, both human and non-human, using all of the technologically advanced space ships available to you.

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Far Gate Windows A huge ship
Far Gate Windows Loading screen
Far Gate Windows English version: The game's control menu. It goes to a decent resolution
Far Gate Windows English version: Dialogue is handled like this. The guy on top is some bigwig. The players character, who has a shady black market background, is in the lower left

Alternate Titles

  • "The Rift" -- Original Title

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Critic Reviews

PC Action Apr 27, 2001 82 out of 100 82
GameGenie 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Jul 03, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Fragland.net Sep 18, 2002 71 out of 100 71
PC Gamer Mar, 2002 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Sep 12, 2001 6.3 out of 10 63
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 15, 2001 6 out of 10 60
GameZone Sep 21, 2001 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Gamekult Dec 31, 2000 4 out of 10 40

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Kartanym (10733) added Far Gate (Windows) on Sep 20, 2001