Installation disketteDespite being released on CD-ROM, version 1.0 of Outpost also included a "Launch Control Disk" in the box on a 3.5" Diskette. This floppy diskette contained BLDGBLD.DAT, BLDGOPS.DAT and OUTPOST.EXE, three files that were required to install the game.
SalesDespite being considered one of the buggiest games of all time, Outpost was on PC Data's Top Ten best selling games list for several months.
SoundtrackThe orchestrated soundtrack is the classic Mars, the Bringer of War movement from the Gustav Holst symphony The Planets.
Strategy guideThere was an extensive Strategy Guide written for Outpost by the games designer, Bruce Balfour.
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – Worst Game of All Time
- PC Player (Germany)
- Issue 01/1995 - Most Brutal Customer Stultification in 1994
- Power Play
- Issue 02/1995 – Biggest Disappointment in 1994
Contributed by Kalirion (667) on Jun 22, 2000. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (255960)]. -- edit trivia