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Description

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.

Screenshots

Starlancer Windows Got 'im!
Starlancer Windows [Cutscene]  Mission briefing
Starlancer Windows Loosing Fort Baxter
Starlancer Dreamcast You and your team jumping through hyperspace or warp or whatever

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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 (4617)
Fair game, at best... Windows tbuteler (3156)
A genuinely fun space shooter. Windows DarkDove (70)
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. Windows James P. Wong (2451)
What a great Ride!! Windows William Shawn McDonie (1182)

Critic Reviews

Clubic Windows Jun 05, 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameSpy Windows May 04, 2000 92 out of 100 92
Jeuxvideo.com Windows May 26, 2000 18 out of 20 90
Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Gameworld Windows 2000 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows May 15, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited Dreamcast Apr, 2001 82 out of 100 82
4Players.de Dreamcast Jan 31, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Apr 12, 2001 16 out of 20 80
GameSpot Windows Apr 28, 2000 7.7 out of 10 77

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Trivia

The Starlancer demo includes two missions not in the main game, which function as a prequel to the game. You fly from the ANS Yamato and are witness to the sneak attack by the Coalition forces.

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