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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

Galactic Patrol ZX81 Front Cover
Front cover for Galactic Patrol
Space Guardian DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Space Guardian
EGA Trek DOS Front Cover
Front cover for EGA Trek
Vagan Attack Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Vagan Attack
WinTrek Windows 3.x Front Cover Also front cover of manual
Front cover for WinTrek

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Dragon Trek
Introduction Screen
Screenshot from Star Trek 64
Title screen (and level selection)
Screenshot from Galactic Encounters
Title Screen.
Screenshot from Galactic Patrol
Title screen, introduction
Screenshot from Starship: Invasion
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