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

Vagan Attack ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Vagan Attack
Galactic Patrol  ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Galactic Patrol
Space Guardian DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Space Guardian

Selected Screenshots

Title screen, introduction
Screenshot from Starship: Invasion
The shareware game is time limited and starts with a reminder to register and pay
Screenshot from Win Trek
Introduction Screen
Screenshot from Star Trek 64
The start of the game and some basic set up questions
Screenshot from Tommy's Trek
Title screen (and level selection)
Screenshot from Galactic Encounters
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