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Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power is a science fiction 3D turn based strategy game based on the 1971 novel Prisoners of Power or Inhabited Island by the Russian authors Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. The four factions - Land of the Fathers, Khonties, Island Empire and Barbarians - wage a full blown war for control of the planet Saraksh, each faction feature distinctive designs and technology trees and tactical differences.

Units can make use of the environment for tactical advantage, such as using forest for camouflage and dig trenches, garrison buildings or construct bridges over rivers. Air units can be used to transport troops, and heavy artillery can be moved by trucks as your army advances. The planet and its diverse environments (including deserts, forests and polar regions) are rendered in 3D, with day and night cycles and dynamic weather.


Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows Victory!
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows I won the battle but not the war.
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows Mission briefing
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Windows Undercover mission

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Alternate Titles

  • "Обитаемый Остров: Послесловие" -- Russian title
  • "Inhabited Island: Battlefield" -- Working title
  • "Inhabited Island" -- Working title
  • "Galactic Assault: Więzień Mocy" -- Polish title

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Absolute Games ( Mar 31, 2007 93 out of 100 93
Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2007 71 out of 100 71 Nov 01, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Krawall Gaming Network Oct 10, 2007 69 out of 100 69
PC Gamer UK Nov 10, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2007 67 out of 100 67
Game Vortex 2007 65 out of 100 65
IGN Sep 25, 2007 6.2 out of 10 62
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 30, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 Oct 18, 2007 11 out of 20 55


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Joel Segerbäck (665) added Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power (Windows) on Jan 21, 2009
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