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Years from now the people of Earth colonize another planet called Cognita, found near Rigel Kentaurius (Alpha Centauri A). It is the only place besides Earth where the human race can survive and grow.

That is, however, until another planet is discovered. 68 light years from Earth and not far from Aldebaran, one of the Taurus constellation's stars, the "third Earth" awaits. Not long after the discovery, a fleet of Sundivers, mind controlled ships the size of large cities, begin the trek to the new planet. But on the way there, they are intercepted by an alien race.

While controlling one of the many Sundivers, build an army with enough fire power to defend the rest of the fleet from the new enemy, and continue the mission to colonize the "third Earth".


Project Earth: Starmageddon Windows First, small fleet
Project Earth: Starmageddon Windows Meteors field
Project Earth: Starmageddon Windows Fire at will!
Project Earth: Starmageddon Windows Story

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Alternate Titles

  • "Starmageddon" -- Polish title
  • "Project Stars" -- German title
  • "Project Earth: Uue maa otsingud" -- Estonian title
  • "Project Earth" -- UK title

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Game Chronicles Oct 25, 2002 9.8 out of 10 98
GameSpy Jul 12, 2002 79 out of 100 79
Joystick (French) Apr, 2002 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 30, 2002 73 out of 100 73 Apr 02, 2002 14 out of 20 70 Oct 15, 2002 65 out of 100 65
PC Games (Germany) Apr 11, 2002 60 out of 100 60
PC Gamer Sep, 2002 49 out of 100 49
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2002 45 out of 100 45
GameStar (Germany) May, 2002 41 out of 100 41


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Starmageddon was initially designed as a space sim similar to Wing Commander. However, late in development, the developers were told that space sims has no future and the game was redesigned as a Homeworld clone.

Ironically, the sequel which started out as a Homeworld clone was later modified into a space sim.
Kartanym (12758) added Project Earth: Starmageddon (Windows) on Apr 26, 2002