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Game #719
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Microsoft Space Simulator    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Simulation   Space sim

Rating: 8.68 (297 votes)

Microsoft Space Simulator box cover

Microsoft Space Simulator screenshot
Along with Interplay's Shuttle, definitely one of the best space simulators ever released. Similar in concept to the better-known MS Flight Simulator, this game lets you pilot various spacecrafts, ranging from NASA space shuttles to futuristic space stations. We see excellently rendered details (especially planets in SVGA resolution), realistic space flight dynamics, and versatile camera and film options. The steep learning curve is eased by excellent on-line tutorials and help files.

Note: The game has long been discontinued by Microsoft, but its legacy lives on. Check out Orbiter, an outstanding (and free!) space flight simulation that is continually being developed and expanded.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: BAO Ltd.
Publisher: Microsoft
Year: 1994
Software Copyright: BAO Ltd.
Theme: Freelance, Modern
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: Basics of Space Flight, Space Simulator Pilot's Handbook
If you like this game, try: Shuttle, Orbiter 2001, Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space

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