Starlancer (Windows)

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It's 2160, and the Eastern Alliance has launched a surprise attack on the Western Coalition's fleet and decimated it. The call has gone out for volunteers to become Alliance fighter pilots, and you have signed up with the 45th Volunteer Squadron.

Designed by Chris and Erin Roberts, the creative force behind the Wing Commander/Privateer megaseries, this space fighting simulation features the genre's standard mission types: escort, fighter sweep, interception, attacking space stations, fighting in asteroid fields, etc.

12 pilotable fighters (you can choose which you fly as well as missile loadout, but not all are available in the early missions), 9 enemy fighter types.


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Alternate Titles

  • "星际枪骑兵" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Definitely flashier and better, but nothing new here... Kasey Chang (4617) unrated
Fair game, at best... tbuteler (3156) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
A genuinely fun space shooter. DarkDove (70) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. James P. Wong (2451) 3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars
What a great Ride!! William Shawn McDonie (1182) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameSpy May 04, 2000 92 out of 100 92
PC Joker May, 2000 86 out of 100 86 2000 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2000 84 out of 100 84
Gamer's Pulse Jun 28, 2000 82 out of 100 82
PC Joker Jul, 2000 82 out of 100 82
Gaming Entertainment Monthly Sep, 2000 71 out of 100 71
Gamekult Sep 15, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Absolute Games ( May 16, 2000 70 out of 100 70
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 4.75 out of 10 48


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The Starlancer demo includes two missions not in the main game, which function as a prequel to the game. You fly from the ANS Yamato and are witness to the sneak attack by the Coalition forces.

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Bill Stepec (59) added Starlancer (Windows) on Jun 29, 2000
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