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Tellurian Defense (Windows)

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Description

In the year 2024, meteorites from space crashed down on Earth causing major destruction, obliterating cities and disrupting our fragile atmospheric balance. In its weakened state, Earth is in its most vulnerable state. Alien races are planning an invasion. You are part of an elite force of fighter pilots whose objective is to stop the invaders before it is too late.

In over 30 missions, pilot your high-tech jet over different locations on Earth, chasing alien fighters and shooting them down. Your air battles will fly you and your wingmen over major cities with landmarks you will recognize. Besides the enemy’s ship, you must carefully avoid other obstacles including mountains, skyscrapers and bridges in the thick of things.

Part of your activities will include examination of debris – including pieces of the alien craft you just destroyed, alien corpses, equipment or a weapon. Send objects to the research labs for analysis and retrieve communications detailing new orders.

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Tellurian Defense Windows Mission briefing
Tellurian Defense Windows Flying through a cityscape
Tellurian Defense Windows In-game pilot menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Tellurian Defence" -- German Title

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Oct, 1998 8.6 out of 10 86
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 5.6 out of 10 56
PC Games (Germany) Sep 02, 1998 56 out of 100 56
GamePro (US) 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 06, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 1998 38 out of 100 38
Power Play Sep, 1998 26 out of 100 26
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1998 22 out of 100 22
Joystick (French) Feb, 1999 12 out of 100 12

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Trivia

The games missions have been scripted by Morgan Gendel, famed as writer of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' and 'Deep Space Nine' .
Jeanne (75620) added Tellurian Defense (Windows) on Oct 10, 2002