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Homeworld: Game of the Year Edition (Windows)

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    Your Past is a Lie, Your Future is in Jeopardy, and You're 35,000 Light Years From Home.

    Kharak, a barren wasteland orbiting an insginificant star, has been our home for ages. But recent gentic research suggests that we are different from all other forms of life of Kharak. Then came the discovery: an anceient tablet long hidden in the Great Banded Desert, buried within the wreckage of a half-destroyed spacecraft. We must now acknowledge the inescapable truth - we are aliens to this world. This ancient rune set our civilization on a path leading straight into the heart of the galazy. Construction began 60 years ago on the giant Mothership that will carry our race into the unknown. In the depths of space, our enemies await our return. The Journey begins now....

    -Command the smallest scout ship or your entire armanda in real-time combat

    -Harvest resources from the depths of space

    -Choose from multiple formations and attack tactics as you send your ships into battle

    -Navigate your armada through an infinte 3D solar system

    -Unparalleled ship detail and intense artifical intelligence bring each dogfight to life.

    -A range of vessels is yours to command as you journey to the heart of the galaxy

    Command a Massive Star Fleet on an Epic Journey Home.

    Since the discovery of the Guide Stone 100 years ago our very origins have come into question. Now after years of technological advancement and careful study, there is one inescapable revelation: We do not belong here. From that moment of discovery on, we have dedicated ourselves to one goal - returning home.

    -16 single-player missions or play on-line with up to seven others.

    -Completely customize your game from fuel consumption to color schemes

    -Detailed weapons systems including: ion cannons, guided missiles, and space mines.

    -Includes Prima Strategy Guide and award winning CD soudtrack.

    Contributed by Andrew Grasmeder (205) on Nov 01, 2000.