The Ur-Quan Masters
The Ur-Quan Masters (UQM) project aims to port Star Control
II to modern operating systems including Linux.
Star Control II: The Ur-Quan Masters is a
critically-acclaimed science fiction computer game, the second game in
the Star Control trilogy. It is a space adventure game that features
role-playing elements alongside a robust 2D combat system. It was a
milestone for non-linear gaming and an undeniable influence on modern
space travel games such as Homeworld.
In this game you return to Earth with a vessel built from
technology discovered from an ancient race called the Precursors only
to find it enslaved. Gather allies from a wide variety of races, engage
combat with various foes, and save the galaxy from the Ur-Quan! The
the role of the captain of a single starship wandering a detailed
solar systems, gradually gathering information and resources in order
to defeat a mysterious and
implacable enemy; the plot contains numerous mysteries and other
half-explained elements that contribute to the beauty.
If there is any chance to free Earth, you'll need to forge
alliances and build up your ship. Use diplomacy and fire power to save
humanity, in this humour-packed space adventure.
A powerful ship from an ancient civilization has been found.
Returning home to use this ship in the war against the Ur-Quan you find
it is too late -- Earth is under a slave shield.
| UQM 0.6.2
GNU GPL v2
Serge van den Boom, Mika Kolehmainen, Michael
Chapman Martin, Chris Nelson, Alex Volkov, and many contributors
OpenGL or SDL
Project Page, Mailing
The Ur-Quan Masters Remixes
- Online multiplayer Melee play
- Variety of modifications are available
- 640x480 resolution is available in SDL mode, higher
resolution modes in OpenGL
- Updated (from Star Control II) music, graphics and network
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