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Star Trek variants

Group Description

During the 1970s, an ASCII graphic game called "Star Trek" (sometimes refered to as "Star Trek Text Game") began appearing on college mainframes. The game is generally attributed to Mike Mayfield.

The goal of this game was to pilot a starship, inputting different coordinates and speed in order to defeat an armada of Klingons. Because of its popularity, it has been cloned and adapted several times, notably with later versions displaying a GUI mapping system.

For more information, refer to Wikipedia's article on the subject.

Selected Covers

Space Guardian DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Space Guardian
Galactic Patrol ZX81 Front Cover
Front cover for Galactic Patrol
Vagan Attack Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Vagan Attack
EGA Trek DOS Front Cover
Front cover for EGA Trek

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Galaxy Trek
Charging energy banks
Screenshot from Star Trek
The start of the game and some basic set up questions
Screenshot from Tommy's Trek
Ingame screenshot
Screenshot from NewTrek
Starting screen
Screenshot from WinTrek
Game group created by Shoddyan (14312), additional games added to group by piltdown_man (184407), S Olafsson (49049), リカルド・フィリペ (339893), Rwolf (17855), Sciere (676687), Depeche Mike (17558), vileyn0id_8088 (21185), Pseudo_Intellectual (62998), Terok Nor (29430), Игги Друге (46366), JudgeDeadd (26788) and vedder (50462)