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Spaceward Ho! IV is an updated version of the classic spaceploitation strategy game. A host of new features are added from previous versions, including: new galaxy types, alliances, computer AI negotiations, new radical technologies, new ship types (dreadnoughts, tankers, biologicals), tougher AI opponents, smoother network play in multiplayer mode, enhanced graphics and sounds, and a variety of tools to measure your progress throughout the game (graphs, rankings, etc.).


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Alternate Titles

  • "Spaceward Ho!: a Game of Stellar Conquest" -- Tag-lined title

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Great, fast paced 4X game Maury Markowitz (251) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Macworld Jan, 1997 8.7 out of 10 87


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The authors of Spaceward Ho! seem determined to keep galactic strategy in perspective with their oddball sense of humor. Not to be outdone by Master of Orion ("MOO"), they invite fans to refer to their game as "The Ho!"

Related Web Sites

  • Delta Tao Software Homepage (The official homepage of the guys at Delta Tao Software. Includes information and support for the Spaceward Ho! series of games.)
  • Internet Play (Instructions to configure Spaceward Ho! 4.0 for Windows to be played over the Internet.)
Terok Nor (27129) added Spaceward Ho! IV (Macintosh) on Jul 11, 2012
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