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It's 2160, and the Eastern Alliance has launched a surprise attack on the Western Coalition's fleet and decimated it. The call has gone out for volunteers to become Alliance fighter pilots, and you have signed up with the 45th Volunteer Squadron.

Designed by Chris and Erin Roberts, the creative force behind the Wing Commander/Privateer megaseries, this space fighting simulation features the genre's standard mission types: escort, fighter sweep, interception, attacking space stations, fighting in asteroid fields, etc.

12 pilotable fighters (you can choose which you fly as well as missile loadout, but not all are available in the early missions), 9 enemy fighter types.


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Alternate Titles

  • "星际枪骑兵" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Definitely flashier and better, but nothing new here... Windows Kasey Chang (4608)
Fair game, at best... Windows tbuteler (3146)
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. Windows James P. Wong (2448)
A genuinely fun space shooter. Windows DarkDove (68)
What a great Ride!! Windows William Shawn McDonie (1180)

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla Windows Jun 12, 2000 94 out of 100 94
PC Jeux Windows Jun, 2000 91 out of 100 91
ActionTrip Windows Apr 29, 2000 88 out of 100 88 Windows 2000 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Windows May, 2000 84 out of 100 84 Dreamcast Mar 29, 2001 83 out of 100 83 Dreamcast Apr 12, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Aug, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 (UK) Windows May 30, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Windows Sep 15, 2000 7 out of 10 70


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All the games designed by Digital Anvil (Starlancer, Freelancer, Conquest, Loose Cannon) take place in the same universe and are all part of one long storyline.

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