Discussion in 'Trek Gaming' started by Tetragillis, Jun 3, 2015.
I ask myself that question every time I open Dosbox, why has nobody ported or redone some of these games? certainly more entertaining then 80 percent of the games in the app stores.
Because Candy Crush
Wow, I was beginning to wonder if I was the only one who'd ever played that game. I remember it being one of my very first games I had bought with my own money. I could never figure out what I was really supposed to do. Everything about it was so abstract. I kept beaming down and getting my crew hopelessly killed.
Also, I had a copy of the Promethean Prophecy. Again though, I was never able to figure out what I needed to do. I'd end up cursing until they'd haul me away. Which is still one of the funniest things to happen in a Trek game.
I would love it if I could find the source code for a version of the venerable quadrant-and-sector BASIC Star Trek game, which I played on a Leading Edge Model D back in the late 80s, that spit out quotes by Marcus Aurelius. And you could abandon the Enterprise and command the Faerie Queene. I have looked high and wide for this program, and apparently it doesn't exist on the Internet.
I have seen Android versions.
AFU is really quite a good TNG episode as well as a good game. It's the only game that really captures the spirit of the TV series, in the same way 25th Anniversary and Judgement Rites capture the spirit of TOS. And actually, Elite Force could have been a Voyager two-parter if you replaced the hazard team with the regular cast.
The Hazard Team was such a cool idea. They should have put that into the actual TV show.
AFU was released by Spectrum Holobyte - I think they were bought by Hasbro. I think Hasbro owns BotF too.
There should definitely have been another game with them, preferably on Voyager during its journey in the Delta Quadrant as I became rather sick of the Alpha Quadrant and its overused species/civilizations.
Or alternatively, on Deep Space Nine, the Defiant, Badlands, and a brief visit to the Gamma Quadrant, and of course some new antagonists next to Cardassian rebels and the Dominion.
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