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Star Control

DOS - 1990

Also released on: Amiga - Amstrad CPC - Commodore 64 - Genesis

Alt name starcon
Year 1990
Platform DOS
Released in Germany, United States
Genre Action, Strategy
Theme Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter, Space Flight
Publisher Accolade, Inc.
Developer Toys for Bob Inc.
Dosbox support Supported on 0.72 (works best on 0.63)
4.58 / 5 - 33 votes

Description of Star Control

Star Control (aka starcon), a really nice strategy game sold in 1990 for DOS, is available and ready to be played again! Also available on Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Genesis, time to play a sci-fi / futuristic, shooter and space flight video game title.

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Comments and reviews

Cybersloth 2018-12-17 -1 point DOS version

Downloaded and launched, but I cant get past scenario set-up screen. Please Help.

Athanasius 2016-04-13 1 point DOS version

To start the game: Download Dosbox (I prefer the zipped version) and open the folder of both Star Control and Dosbox and simply drag the "starcon.exe" over the "dosbox.exe". No configurations needed, you don't even have to know Dosbox-commands to do that. ;)

ghost 2016-04-04 0 point DOS version

@Hugo, you need to install frontned software the emulates the hardware of MS-DOS. It will basically act as a game launcher for DOSBox.

Hugo 2015-09-03 1 point

I already downloaded star control, but i can not run it.
It says the game can not support full screen versiĆ³n, but i can not change it.
Can you help on this?

Star control fan (i dont know what to call myself) 2013-04-08 -1 point DOS version

Is there a 32 bit version of the download?

Domush 2012-02-19 0 point DOS version

I really miss those days of gaming. Games such as this and MegaTraveller and King's Quest and Police Quest were awe inspiring games. I could play them all as new games today, their stories and premises were so great.

lamchop 2012-01-10 0 point DOS version

im having flashbacks.

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Other Releases

Star Control was also released on the following systems:


Amstrad CPC

Commodore 64


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