Galaxy (video game)
|Publisher(s)||Powersoft, Inc / Avalon Hill|
|Platform(s)||Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore PET, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, TI-99/4A|
Galaxy is a 1981 video game published by Avalon Hill and developed by Microcomputer Games for the Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore PET, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, and TI-99/4A. It was originally published as Galactic Empires by Powersoft, Inc. in 1979.
Galaxy is a strategy game of galactic conquest for 1-20 players, in which the object is to own the most planets at the end of a number of turns preselected by the players.
Bruce Webster reviewed Galactic Empires in The Space Gamer No. 31. Webster commented that "It is one of the five best computer games and easily the best multi-player computer game I've ever seen."
Dana Holm reviewed Galaxy in The Space Gamer No. 61. Holm commented that "In the multi-player computer games market, there are not that many games. This is a welcome addition to that collection."
- "Galaxy: Designer's Notes" (PDF). Computer Gaming World. No. 2.1. Jan–Feb 1982.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
- Holm, Dana (March 1983). "Capsule Reviews". The Space Gamer. Steve Jackson Games (61): 41.
- Webster, Bruce (September 1980). "Featured Review: Galactic Empires". The Space Gamer. Steve Jackson Games (31): 14–15.
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