Gateway II: Homeworld

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Gateway II: Homeworld

DOS - 1993

Alt name Gateway 2: Homeworld
Year 1993
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Interactive Fiction, Licensed Title, Puzzle elements, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Publisher Legend Entertainment Company
Developer Legend Entertainment Company
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.65
4.85 / 5 - 20 votes

Download extras files
Manual and cluebook available

Description of Gateway II: Homeworld

Gateway II picks up right where Legend's classic Gateway left off, with even better plot and puzzles.

After retiring with fame and fortune from your last prospecting trip, an emergency meeting calls for your service again... this time to the Heechee Homeworld where you must help resurrect an ancient wise man and prevent intergalactic war. As in the first game, Gateway II faithfully captures Frederic Pohl's hard sci-fi classic, with excellent graphics and animation, well-written and engrossing plot, and many challenging by fair puzzles that involve high-tech gadgets and intution. Definitely one of the best hard sci-fi games ever made, Gateway II is a must play for every sci-fi fan.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Dean478 2021-10-02 0 point

Not available for sale at the link provided. Cannot find it on the store...

ArayaScreams 2021-08-13 0 point

Time to put the download back up, because the site you claim is selling it no longer is.

K'Zad Bhat 2020-01-27 1 point

Thanks Nocturnal, just confirmed it does work as advertised. I suggest though using D-Fend Reloaded, so you can do individual game settings. Not sure what this might do to other games, especially older ones.

Nocturnial 2019-07-16 3 points

To display text in SVGA edit your dosbox.conf and change "machine" in the [dosbox] section to
machine = svga_et4000

K'zad Bhat 2018-09-17 0 point

So has no one figured out how to get SVGA to show text? I'm wondering if maybe the copies going around the internet have been damaged, and there is no good copy. Or if Legend never actually did get SVGA mode properly configured.

Best game ever! 2017-04-16 4 points

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JayDee 2015-04-23 1 point DOS version

for best results name the folder gateway2 and create a file called "legend.bat" containing "home vga blaster 7" I couldnt' get the svga mode working properly. there is also a walkthru text guide included

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Game Extras and Resources

Some of these file may not be included in the game stores. For Gateway II: Homeworld, we have the following files:

ManualEnglish version 9 MB (DOS) CluebookEnglish version 11 MB (DOS)

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