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Description

Stargunner is a 2D (with pre-rendered 3D graphics) side-scrolling shoot'em up game, with many elements similar to Raptor: Call of the Shadows. The action takes place in the far future. The player controls a space ship, flies straightforward to the right and shoots various enemies (including end-level bosses). Between missions, the player can visit the shop to buy new equipment in exchange for collected money. The game has three difficulty settings and four types of missions.

Screenshots

Stargunner DOS These helicopters suddenly pop out from between canyons.
Stargunner DOS Those guys look like they want to be rescued.
Stargunner DOS These electrified "gates" need their generators blown up before you can pass. Otherwise you gotta time it right between pulses to pass.
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User Reviews

One of the best side-scrollers ever! Archagon (113) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Freegame.cz Jul 07, 2005 82 out of 100 82
PC Gamer Jun, 1997 80 out of 100 80
Plné Hry Jul 08, 2005 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Games Magazine 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Joker Mar, 1997 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Mar 19, 1997 4.8 out of 10 48
Power Play Mar, 1997 45 out of 100 45

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Trivia

Stargunner is available now as freeware. As stated in the 3D Realms website: "You're welcome to enjoy playing the game, but this means that we retain copyright on the game, and you're not 'free to do what you want' with it. You can find the download link at the official page in http://www.3drealms.com/stargunner/index.html.

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Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2425) added Stargunner (DOS) on Feb 27, 2000
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