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Master of Orion 1

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Forge an empire in a universe where population growth is stripping away planetary resources. Colonize unknown planets and trade with other races for their knowledge.
The need for galactic expansion is critical. You must conquer alien star systems to secure the resources that will guarantee your supremacy. The ultimate goal is to defeat the evil Antarans. They lurk in the coldest reaches of space, warmed by one all-consuming passion... Revenge!
One of the best 4X games ever created
Absolutely addictive gameplay with a powerful "just one more turn" factor
Tactical ship combat, galaxy-spanning strategy, 60 technology fields, advanced diplomacy and much more

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Developer
SimTex
Publisher
Wargaming
Age rating
Not rated
Website
http://www.masteroforion.com

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: 1 GHz
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7
  • DirectX: Version 7.0
  • Storage: 161 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 7 Compatible
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 161 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: Mac: OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz+
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 64MB of video memory
  • Storage: 161 MB available space
Recommended:
  • OS: Mac: OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz+
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 64MB of video memory
  • Storage: 161 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled

System requirements for Linux

Minimum:
  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM, OpenGL compatible
  • Storage: 161 MB available space
Recommended:
  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM, OpenGL compatible
  • Storage: 161 MB available space
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Master of Orion 1 reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from French
Sorry nothing has even with the video of YouTube I regret this purchase thank you
Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Sometimes it starts in the DosBox, sometimes it doesn't. (WIN 10) Screen remains black, Nor is it German.
Translated by
Microsoft from French
This is MASTER OF ORION, it s old, it s just magic ! But, we still have the question about the ship name's after a few turn, and no notice for the responce. Steam ! you have ti fix that.
Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
MoO1: Best master of orion ever ! Oldi but superb in many ways ! MoO 2: ok, but has to much micromanagement MoO 3: Well let´s don´t talk abaout that crap... MoO : ok, but AI is crap and real time battles are crap too ... und jetzt in schwäbisch: ha woisch, des isch subbär !
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Microsoft from French
Good ^^ not much to say about this maste of Orion enfaite, I discovered the 3 old MOO thanks to the reboot that I very much liked. I liked MOO 2 that I tested before the MOO 1 and I had really liked the game, but suddenly I have not much to say about MOO 1 because it is the same as MOO 2 but with less functionality, less clear, less beautiful and less immersive. I have not even finished the part I had launched because it is just MOO 2 in less well but knowing that MOO 1 is released before MOO 2... I can't say it's a bad game, on the contrary ^^
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Microsoft from Deutsch
Master of Orion 1 Joa, to the Game itself I can't say anything as I haven't played it yet. However, I have two major Criticisms: Performance: The Game runs in the external Program "DosBox" and runs very unstable on Windows 10. Sometimes it starts, sometimes it doesn't start. You can't make graphics and Sound Settings. Furthermore, the Game has crashed me a few times. Language: The Shop page says that the Game can be played in German. That is not the Case. You have no Way to change the Language on Steam or in the Game itself. To My Knowledge, there is only one English Version of MoO1. You should be clear about this before you buy the Game here on Steam:-no Settings-sometimes crashes (on newer Operating systems)-needs to be restarted more often until it runs flawlessly-is only playable in English Should you not have anything Then likes to strike. I still rate the Game as positive as I haven't played it yet and there's Talk of technical, not playful, problems here.
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