Generations PC Game Question

Discussion in 'Trek Gaming' started by Methuselah Flint, May 24, 2020.

  1. Methuselah Flint

    Methuselah Flint Captain Captain

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    Hi guys,

    Not sure if anyone remembers the Generations PC Game?

    I've been playing it on a Windows 95 virtual PC. Brings back memories from when I played it as a youngster.

    I was watching a trailer on YT, and noticed a mission level that looks like it didn't make it into the game.

    It features one of the creatures that Kirk encounters on Veridian, just before he meets Soran on the bridge to decloak the launcher.

    The creature appears to be in a burgundy spaceship, with a window of space outside. (You can access the creatures' spaceship on Veridian with Kirk, but this is a completely different layout and location).

    Could anyone shed any light on this missing scene, and where it would have featured in the game?

    PS Is this best here or under the gaming section?
     
  2. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Commodore Commodore

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    My first full game, and I still love it!
    These 'henchmen' with their tail-wiggling ship looked a bit like the solanagen subspace aliens and were supposed to have a bigger role, but they were cut from the game.
     
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  3. Methuselah Flint

    Methuselah Flint Captain Captain

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    Interesting! Do you know anymore than that?
     
  4. Soong-type Android

    Soong-type Android Commander Red Shirt

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    That brings back memories!
     
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  5. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Commodore Commodore

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    It's the game with the most diverse levels!
    Walk through a lake and ride a geyser as Data, have Klingons blown out into space as Geordi and explore an entire BoP for the first time, crawl through veins and organs of a living planet as Crusher, infiltrate a Romulan base as Troi, and finally walk through the Enterprise engineering section as Picard! No other game came close to that!
     
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  6. Peach Wookiee

    Peach Wookiee Cuddly Mod of Doom Moderator

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    Guys, I'm moving this to Gaming!
     
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  7. Methuselah Flint

    Methuselah Flint Captain Captain

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    Sorry, and cheers! I must have scrolled too fast past 'Trek Gaming' as I only saw the non-Trek Gaming section. I don't usually browse this far down! :D
     
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    It's okay, it happens! :)
     
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  9. daedalus5

    daedalus5 Rear Admiral Moderator

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    I got this game for my birthday back in 1995. I got a whole 2hrs of of playing it before my parents dragged me off on holiday! Loved the movies and gameplay. Kept finding new planets and liked how the storyline would end and you could also play Kirk. The ship battles were fun and I liked the sfx noises too. They don’t make them like that anymore!
     
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  10. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Commodore Commodore

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    It came out in 1997 ;)
    The maps were so diverse, I'd love to play it again on Win7/10...
     
  11. Methuselah Flint

    Methuselah Flint Captain Captain

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    I've installed virtual pc 2007 on my Win 7 laptop. The videos aren't watchable so I skip those, but the game plays fine. The occasional time it lags when music starts on planet levels, so playing around with exiting and entering full screen helps, but it is fully playable. I tend to increase the CPU temporarily to help.

    Oh, and a CPU killer enables me to get through that hole on Antilios. A bugger to do, even all those years back!
     
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  12. Methuselah Flint

    Methuselah Flint Captain Captain

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    Does anyone know where I can get my hands on the official strategy guide?
     
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  13. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Commodore Commodore

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    I'd also like to have a look at that - as a kid, I drew the maps myself :D
     
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  14. Methuselah Flint

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    I've managed to find a cheap copy online, so I'll let you know what it looks like when it arrives! :)
     
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