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Strange Adventures in Infinite Space (Windows)

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Description

Strange Adventures in Infinite Space is a strategy game. The player sails the high sea of stars in his or her own deep space exploration vessel. Stars, planets, black holes, nebula mass, alien patrols, items, lifeforms and other encounters are randomly generated for each new Strange Adventure. The full version of the game includes 21 different ship types, 69 different weapons, drives, shields, gadgets and artifacts, 18 alien lifeforms, 17 different planet and star types and 7 unique alien races. The player can explore exotic star systems, as well as seek out new technologies, artifacts and lifeforms.

Screenshots

Strange Adventures in Infinite Space Windows SAIS Title Screen
Strange Adventures in Infinite Space Windows Alien Encounter
Strange Adventures in Infinite Space Windows Difficulty Settings
Strange Adventures in Infinite Space Windows Blowing Up Stuff

Alternate Titles

  • "SAIS" -- Formal abbreviation

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User Reviews

The fact that it's indie and retro alone isn't enough Lumpi (197) 1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars
Quirky and Unique - A Space Strategy/RPG Game That Plays in 10 Minutes weregamer (157) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameZebo Nov 18, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Hrej! Oct 11, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Feb 18, 2002 75 out of 100 75
Play.tm Jul 24, 2002 75 out of 100 75
The DOS Spirit Dec 20, 2009 4.5 out of 6 75
GameGenie 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Apr 07, 2002 20 out of 100 20

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Trivia

Alot of the planets in the game are named after Roger Zelazny's Amber book series. Names like Oberon, Amber, Zelazny, etc...

Related Web Sites

  • Official SAIS Page (Page dedicated by Digital Eel, along with the source code of Strange Adventures in Infinite Space. It contains the download links (PC, Mac OS9 and Mac OSX) for the full game which is now offered free of charge by Digital Eel.)
  • SAIS Fansite (Strange Adventures In Infinite Space Fanpage. Downloads section includes game mods and patches.)
Rich Carlson (9) added Strange Adventures in Infinite Space (Windows) on Apr 27, 2002
Other platforms contributed by lilalurl (778) and Kabushi (119757)