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Full Metal Planete is a tie-in of a board game of the same name. Up to four players land on a planet with their motherships, trying to gather as much ore as possible within 24 game rounds.

This almost sounds like a happy, idyllic round of pick-the-flowers, if it weren't for the truckload of tanks and destroyers that each players happens to have in the cargo area of his mothership. So the players usually spend an equal amount of time picking up ore and bashing their contenders' heads in.

The computer game is an accurate conversion of the board game; virtually every feature is present. Strategy is needed to succeed in the game. The only semi-random thing are the tides (high tide, low tide, and something in-between) which can strand boats and engulf tanks, but even they can be partially predicted.


Full Metal Planet Atari ST Choose the players
Full Metal Planet Macintosh Player options
Full Metal Planet Apple IIgs The current score.
Full Metal Planet DOS Setting your mothership down on a zoomed-in map

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Alternate Titles

  • "Full Metal Planete" -- European release title

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User Reviews

Who knew that pillaging a planet's natural resources could be so much fun? DOS Stave (7)
Cool futuristic resource-gathering game! DOS ex_navynuke! (48)

Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST Apr, 1990 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1990 875 out of 1000 88
Zero Amiga Mar, 1990 88 out of 100 88
ST Format Atari ST May, 1990 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Apr, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1992 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Nov, 1992 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Retro Archives Atari ST Jun 28, 2020 13 out of 20 65
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1990 58 out of 100 58
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Mar, 1991 Unscored Unscored


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