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Starcross is an interactive fiction/text adventure published by Infocom in 1982.


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OS supportedWin7 64 bit, Win8 64bit, Windows 10, MacOS 10.6+
Updated2 December 2020

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Starcross is an interactive fiction/text adventure published by Infocom in 1982. The story was written by Dave Lebling, one of the authors of Zork: The Great Underground Empire.

Like many Infocom games, it was initially released for the TRS-80, Apple II, and Atari 8-bit. Later it was ported to several other platforms, including MS-DOS, C64, Amiga, and Atari ST.

It was the fifth adventure created by Infocom and their first science-fiction title. It's set in a spaceship (called Starcross) in the year 2186, where humanity colonized the Moon, Mars, and many other planets. The story and the settings are influenced by the famous A. C. Clarke’s novel Rendezvous with Rama, written ten years before. Starcross will allow you to explore vast deserted scenarios filled with mysterious alien artifacts. It’s a game with a dark, fascinating atmosphere. Some of the puzzles require scientific knowledge, so this entry was listed in the Infocom inventory as ‘Expert’ level.

Starcross is a cult title; those who own the legendary saucer package are very lucky. The others can at least play this fantastic adventure. My only suggestion: use a tutorial.

We packaged for you the DOS version, ready to be launched and played. Have fun!

Review by: Manu
Published: 5 September 2020 9:45 am

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