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  • Review Score:9.3

    I found this game in its Macintosh version in about 1998. My brother and I were hooked from the start, If you are a reasonably bright person, you will not find this game overly complex. This incredible, deep and fun g... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    This game is proof that some games remain timeless. Eight long years after Master of Orion II first premiered on store shelves, the game still has a permanent abode on my hard drive. Combining a smooth interface with ... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Despite flaws and broken multiplayer, this game will be the standard in which all space 4x will be compared to.

    Once I understood how to play this game, it was one of the most rewarding experiences of my gaming journey. I was a bit impatient starting out, kind of pushing random sliders, shrugging and clicking 'turn'. I would get s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    A Precious Diamond, still playable, valuable.. an example of how a game should be. It is definitely Best of the b

    A high value 4x game with perfect in almost all aspects. I keep my copy in the first line on my shelf. Still has no true competitor, Despite it has many followers like "Reach for the stars", "Imperium ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    One of the best products from the best strategy games creators from the '90s, it's still one of the best games ever.

    Twelve years ago, Microprose monopolized the Golden Age of strategy games. This genre of games still had a diaper on; and there weren't very much of them around anyway, besides Dune 2 and Warcraft. We had the abstract si... Read Full Review

    11 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Besides poke'mon this is the only TBS game I play.

    Now that the laughter from my summary has subsided, let's get to the review. The Master of Orion franchise help define the now dead space empire game genre. But that doesn't mean that MoO II isn't a game that you'll ge... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    If you don't own it already, your mad.

    This is probably one of my favorite games of all time, most enjoyable. It's nothing amazing to look at, the graphics are from way back when and the sound is almost 16 bit. But when I comes to retro PC oldies you can't be... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    My Perfect Game ! Just Perfect !

    In those days (1996), no thing can be better than my Orion II, perfect graphic, perfect sound, perfect game-play ! That was one of the best games I have played. 8 years old, I had my first own computer, a trashy one,... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    If i believed in giving a perfect score this would be it.

    This is my first review so cut me some slack.. Master of Orion 2 (MOO2) battle at Antares: an incredible sequel of a terrible game. When the first Master of orion was launched the game was considered mediocre, how rig... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Cheating AI's kills much of the fun.

    It's a good game, no doubt about it, but its biggest flaw is the AI. When you, on average difficulty, find that, no matter what you do, no matter the FAQ you read, you're still behind in everything, you begin to suspect ... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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