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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds (Windows)

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Description

The destiny of a galaxy hangs in the balance, and you're in command. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds lets you lead Star Wars armies to victory in intense real-time strategy clashes. Enter the fray as the Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Trade Federation, Wookiees, and other civilizations or organizations in campaigns that will determine the final outcome of the Galactic Civil War.

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds is an epic real-time strategy set against a backdrop of the entire Star Wars saga. The conflicts involve six key civilizations: Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Wookiees, Gungans, Royal Naboo, and the Trade Federation. Execute your campaign over land, sea, and air with more than 300 different units and structures in single-player campaigns, skirmishes, and multiplayer battles.

Combat arenas extend from interstellar asteroids and aerial encounters to submerged cities and ground battles. Deploy vast legions of units into battle--up to 200 per side--with groups that include bounty hunters, Jedi Knights, stormtroopers, X-Wings, AT-ATs, snowspeeders, AT-STs, Wookiee Kas tanks, and droids. Manage your resources and integrate the power of upgradable technology into your strategy, such as Wookiee ingenuity, advanced Gungan biotechnology, and Jedi stamina. Each technology level brings new wonders and new forces. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds features accessible gameplay built upon the familiar RTS engine adapted from Ensemble's popular Age of Empires series. Use the scenario editor to create custom single or multiplayer battlegrounds with virtually any Star Wars units and settings.

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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Star Wars Encyclopedia
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Nice environment gfx
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Our base (German screen text, playing as Wookies)
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Mission debriefing

Alternate Titles

  • "星球大战银河战场" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

I've got a good feeling about this. Terrence Bosky (5235) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
Star Wars version of Age of Empires, and that's a good thing MA17 (193) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
Tolerable... James Kirk (159) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars
Very addictive! MrSuperGod (58) unrated
Better then any previous Star Wars RTS Kartanym (10777) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot Nov 20, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN Nov 19, 2001 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy 2001 77 out of 100 77
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 22, 2001 15 out of 20 75
PC Zone Benelux Feb, 2002 75 out of 100 75
Gamesmania Nov 15, 2001 71 out of 100 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Feb 27, 2007 14 out of 20 70
Game Revolution Nov, 2001 C 50

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Trivia

Chewie's father, Attichuck (featured in the Tutorial campaign), made his debut in 1978's infamous Star Wars Holiday Special. Attichuck's nickname is Itchy and he was played by Paul Gate.

Related Web Sites

  • Conquer Planets (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Galactic Battlegrounds, with commentary being provided by PR & Media Director Amy Torres (May, 2002).)
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NeoMoose (1103) added Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds (Windows) on Nov 09, 2001
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