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Moonbase, the Lunar Colony Simulator puts the player in command of a base on the moon. You have to supply the oxygen, water, power, heat and shelter for the entire colony. Starting with a virgin lunar plain rich in minerals and elements (but alien to everything human), you establish your shelters and life support facilities while keeping an eye on your population, supplies, and support levels from earth. You succeed only if your city becomes self-sufficient.


Moonbase DOS Establishment of a new NASA base
Moonbase DOS Almost 240,000 miles from the earth, the newspaper deliveries continue (CGA/Tandy)
Moonbase DOS Set of population (EGA)
Moonbase DOS Establishment of a space station common module (EGA)

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Alternate Titles

  • "Moonbase: Lunar Colony Simulator" -- Tag-lined title

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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1992 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
Power Play Mar, 1991 46 out of 100 46
PC-Spiele '92 1991 3 out of 10 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 Unscored Unscored


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Two of the "unique" items which can be found doing exploration missions are the golf ball left by one of the Apollo astronauts, and a 'rock that looks like Elvis' which will then show up on the screen in the shape of a small electric guitar.
WildKard (12984) added Moonbase (DOS) on Jan 14, 2007
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17617) and Kabushi (209401)