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Startopia PC

Can you manage to rebuild networks of space stations destroyed by the Great War? Can you cope with the temptations of intrusive foreign nations? To answer these and other questions you have to play this space strategy.


PC / Windows
Startopia cover

developer: Mucky Foot

publisher: Square-Enix / Eidos

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1 - 4

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:


Set in the aftermath of a huge intergalactic war between powerful and aggressive alien races. Planets, moons and even suns have been rendered lifeless. Little has survived, and the war has scattered the remnants of civilization to the far corners of space. A once thriving network of space stations and planets have been left lifeless, redundant scars of the apocalypse.

Into this age of darkness comes light. You will lead the way in rebuilding the network of space stations to a standard accepted by the individual alien races, attracting them to harness their expertise and research new technologies.

Thus begins the hilarious battle of wits and cunning, full of daring escapades. Do you squeeze out your enemies with financial ruin, or simply blast them back into space?


-Nine primary character races, each with a unique look and function. Each inhabitant is an individual character, with unique moods, desires and personal history and humorous character animations.

-Fully functioning alien society, with racial animosity and friendships, crime and punishment, leisure and entertainment, and functioning economy.

-Unique ‘Torus’ play area gives a viewpoint never before seen in a game.

-16 habitable subsections spanning three decks in each space station.

-Bio-deck with editable landscape and manageable ecosystem allowing complete control of terra-forming.

-Multiplayer support for up to three other stationmasters.

-Varied levels of play, from simple sandbox to detailed station micromanagement.

Game score 7.2 / 10 calculated out of 112 players' votes.  

Age Rating

age requirements: 12+

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium II 300MHz, 64MB RAM, graphic card

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