The best classic and old school Space Exploration games

Frontier: First Encounters

Frontier: First Encounters

Frontier: First Encounters is a space combat and trading sim created by David Braben with his company Frontier Developments. First Encounters is the third installment of the Elit...

Year: 1995 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 3d combat sim physics polygons space exploration space flight space sim spaceship texture map trading

Star Control II

Star Control II

Star Control II is the sci-fi strategy game sequel to the original Star Control and was developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1992 for DOS. It was ported to 3DO in 1994.

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 4x arcade mini-games real-time science fiction shoot em up space exploration space flight

Deuteros: The Next Millennium

Deuteros: The Next Millennium

Deuteros: The Next Millennium is a sci-fi strategy/exploration game designed by Ian Bird, the sequel to Millennium 2.2. The game was published by Activision for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: post-apocalyptic science fiction space exploration space management

Star Control

Star Control

Star Control is an action/strategy game developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1990 for Amiga and MS-DOS. It is the first installment of the Star Control series th...

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: multiplayer science fiction space exploration space flight space sim

Outpost

Outpost

Outpost is a space colonization strategy game created by Sierra and released in 1994 for Windows 3x and Macintosh. As in many other science fiction classics, Earth will be destroy...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-10-28Tags: 4x isometric real-time science fiction space space exploration space sim

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Echoes from the Past

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Echoes from the Past

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Echoes from the Past is a graphic adventure based on the popular TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation. The game was developed by Spectrum Holob...

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-09-29Tags: licensed science fiction space exploration spaceship tv series

Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Captain Blood is a space adventure created by ERE Informatique initially for the Atari ST, then ported to Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and many other platforms.

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-04-03Tags: action-adventure aliens atari st first-person space exploration

Star Command

Star Command

Star Command is a 1988 space role-playing game released by Strategic Simulations Inc initially for MS-DOS, then Amiga and Atari ST. One of the things I learned from the world of ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-02-19Tags: aliens science fiction space exploration squad management text-based turn-based