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This is an interactive fiction game based on the Star Trek Universe. The game features dialog and input boxes in addition to the traditional single command-line IF interface.

Your mission is to solve the Kobayashi Alternative Command Performance Evaluation. You play as Captain Kirk and command your crew through numerous star systems and planet surfaces. You can explore the many immense decks of the Enterprise in addition to completing your missions.


Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative DOS Introduction
Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative Apple II Beginning the game...
Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative DOS Title screen
Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative Commodore 64 Title screen

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Happy Computer Commodore 64 Feb, 1986 71 out of 100 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apple II Mar, 1986 Unscored Unscored


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Bomb on Achir 1 porkbelly
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Aug 23, 2009


Legend has it that the first version of The Koboshi Alternative could not be completed - talk about your No-Win Scenarios!

A higher version number was released a year later, which apparently fixed that and other bugs.

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