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The Council Wars is an expansion pack for Dark Colony and adds 16 additional missions, new graphics, units and more. New things you will find are crashed flying saucers, Taar fortress markings, and even Area 51. There is a new rattlesnake species that you can capture and use and much more. Continue your work to eradicate the humans as you play the alien Taar, or to destroy the aliens as you play as a human.


Dark Colony: The Council Wars Windows Title screen & main menu.
Dark Colony: The Council Wars Windows The discovery of a crashed alien flying saucer (and the bodies of its former occupants).
Dark Colony: The Council Wars Windows Human vs. Alien artillery in the Kaldeira desert.
Dark Colony: The Council Wars Windows Background story.

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Mega Score Mar, 1998 92 out of 100 92
PC Games (Germany) Apr 01, 1998 65 out of 100 65
GameStar (Germany) Mar, 1998 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Mar, 1998 58 out of 100 58
PC Player (Germany) Mar, 1998 39 out of 100 39
Reset Apr, 1998 3 out of 10 30


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Related Web Sites

  • Polish Dark Colony Fansite (One of little remaining Dark Colony fansites. Patches, a multiplayer client and full game downloads are uploaded and tournaments are occasionally organised. The site can be read in both Polish and English.)
Riamus (8519) added Dark Colony: The Council Wars (Windows) on Dec 13, 2003