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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.


Starlancer Dreamcast You and your team jumping through hyperspace or warp or whatever
Starlancer Windows Yamato is your next mother ship
Starlancer Windows Ther are many camera angles available while playing
Starlancer Windows Ship Loadout Interface

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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 (3147)
A genuinely fun space shooter. Windows DarkDove (70)
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. Windows James P. Wong (2448)
What a great Ride!! Windows William Shawn McDonie (1180)

Critic Reviews

PC Gameworld Windows 2000 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker Windows May, 2000 86 out of 100 86 Windows 2000 86 out of 100 86
FiringSquad Windows May 04, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Dreamcast Jan 03, 2001 82 out of 100 82
Gamezone (Germany) Dreamcast Apr 27, 2001 8 out of 10 80
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Dreamcast Jan 13, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Windows Dec, 2000 7 out of 10 70 (UK) Dreamcast Feb 28, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Dreamcast Feb 16, 2001 7 out of 10 70


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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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