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DOS - 1992

Also available on: Amiga

Alt name
Syd Mead's Maelstrom: A New Form of Entertainment
Released in
United States
Managerial, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Don Bluth Multimedia, Inc., Merit Studios, Inc.
P.A.S. Systems
4.75 / 5 - 4 votes

Description of Maelstrom

Maelstrom is a good example of a great game concept marred by poor execution. As "overlord," you must transform a planet's mining-oriented culture to a war-oriented one. The game has many strong points, e.g. the innovative personnel management, a strong non-linear plot with many optional sub-plots, and intriguing espionage model. Unfortunately, they get buried beneath a cumbersome interface. Bear with its idiosyncracies for a while, though, and you'll find a decent game lurking underneath despite all the micromanagement and tough time constraints.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Soulless 2013-11-23 0 point DOS version

- I like this one very much.
- Sad it is buggy

Waiting for Remake !

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