Home of the Underdogs
About News FAQs Contact HOTU GoogleGroup Music Manuals
Category Applications Action Adventure Education Interactive Fiction Puzzle Role Playing Games Simulation Special Sport Strategy War

Support the EFF
Welcome How you can help
Browse Games
Welcome Random Pick
Welcome By Company
  Welcome By Theme  
Welcome By Alphabet
Welcome By Year
Welcome Title Search
Welcome Company Search
Welcome Designer Search
Welcome Freeware Titles
Welcome Collections
Welcome Discord
Welcome Twitter
Welcome Facebook
Welcome File Format Guide
Welcome Help: Non PC Games
Welcome Help: Win Games
Welcome Help: DOS Games
Welcome Recommended Links
Site History Site History
Legacy Legacy
Link to Us Link to Us
Credits Thanks & Credits
Abandonware Ring

Abandoned Places


Creative Commons License

Game #4949
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  SpaceHulk-SP    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: Unofficial Boardgame Conversions
Strategy   Squad-level

Rating: 7.97 (40 votes)

SpaceHulk-SP box cover

SpaceHulk-SP screenshot
SpaceHulk-SP is a great fanmade PC version of Games Workshop's Space Hulk boardgame, designed for single player (hence the "SP" in the name). Set in a far future, the game tells the story of intrepid space marines as they hunt and exterminate the menacing "Genestealer" aliens. Although this may sound similar to the official PC version published by Electronic Arts, SpaceHulk-SP is more authentic (since the EA version adds the element of action via "freeze time" feature and first-person perspective, which provides great excitement but was not exactly part of the official rules). Based on the 2nd-edition rules published in 1996, the game lets you play all eighteen missions from the three official campaigns that came with the original board game.

With solid graphics, intuitive mouse-based interface, and fun turn-based gameplay, SpaceHulk-SP is a must-have for every fan of the original, the EA version, or turn-based squad-level games in general. The original rules are solid enough to give you an adrenaline rush when exploring deserted space hulks and running into Genestealer ambushes. Written in Visual Basic, the game is released under the GPL, so you can also download the source code from the official site below. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Rod Taylor & David Taylor
Developer: Games Workshop
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 2004
Software Copyright: Rod Taylor & David Taylor
Theme: Science Fiction, Licensed, Organized Forces
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP
Where to get it:
Related Links: Official site (archived)
If you like this game, try: Space Hulk: Vengeance of The Blood Angels, Space Hulk, HeroQuest

© 1998 - 2024 Home of the Underdogs
Portions are copyrighted by their respective owners. All rights reserved. Please read our privacy policy.