Vega Strike (Macintosh)

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Vega Strike is an open source space simulator in the same vein as Elite. You pilot a space ship throughout interstellar space, fighting bad guys and engaging in trade in the process. The game supports keyboard, mouse and joystick controls, and a planned multiplayer extension is in the works.

One of the game's main attractions is its mod-ability. In fact, several mods already exist, including (most famously) two Wing Commander: Privateer mods, a Star Trek mod, an Elite mod and a Babylon 5 mod.

The game is currently at version 0.5.0 and is completely playable. However, continued development has progressed only very slowly.


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Abandonia Reloaded May 30, 2005 4 out of 5 80


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  • NZMac Review (v0.4.3) (A (largely) unscored review of the Macintosh version of the game by NZMac, a New Zealand Apple site. Note that this review is for version 0.4.3 of the game (Dec. 14, 2005).)
  • Vega Strike (Official project's website at SourceForge, with downloads, wiki, forum)
SharkD (440) added Vega Strike (Macintosh) on Nov 04, 2008
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