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  • Review Score:2.5

    I really tried to like this game, I took my time to play it and give it a shot, but unfortunately it was not to be. The AI is horrible, races seem to declare war on you every few turns but don't attack your planets. Desi... Read Full Review

    8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2.2

    I don't normally enter reviews, but I felt so ripped off by MOO3 that I felt compelled to write this review so as to warn others. In a nut shell, this game seems to have been programmed for the gaming industry in 1995. P... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4

    My Dad and I both had the same feeling after playing this game that we did after watching Godzilla a few years ago. That wasn't a terrible movie, but it sure wasn't Godzilla. This isn't a terrible game, it's just not MOO... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.3

    Just try the game with the code patch before you pass judgment. When there's blood in the water, everyone wants to pile on. I don't think the game is that bad. Sure, it's not for everyone. The emphasis is on strategy... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    My prior review is for the release edition. As of August, 2003 the official code patch 1.2.5 has corrected most of the game's more serious shortcomings making it quite playable. Add to the patch one of the major user mod... Read Full Review

    7 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1.5

    Unfortunately I agree with all of sanjuro01s points. I was well aware that you should treat MOO3 as an entirely new game as opposed to treating it like a sequal in the MOO series, because that was Quicksilver's intent. T... Read Full Review

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

    Too big, too confused. Just not good enough.

    Master of Orion 3 (sometimes referred to as MOO3) is the sequel to the highly acclaimed Master of Orion 2 (often referred to as MOO2), which must to its testament is still played today. Master of Orion 2 is still on my h... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    There is not a better example in killing a great and succesful series. Master of Orion 3 is the shining precedence.

    This game simply doesn't deserves any better note than 1. For what? For killing the best space strategy game series? Master of Orion 2 was (and is still...) one of my most favourite games. This follower is a bad joke, a ... Read Full Review

    12 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    If you have ever played Master of Orion I or II do NOT even open the box, burn it and flush the ashes.

    Well, what can I say. It is the worst PC game sequel ever. An analogy to movies would be Caddyshack II. I do not know the buffer on this text window, but I could fill it with point after point about how bad this game ... Read Full Review

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

    loved the detailed background story of galactic history beginning at Centre one! Hoping for a 2012 remake!

    The game intrigues me because it started out with this big and detailed background story. Graphics were not the best around but for me that doesn't matter. The fact that you can do real time battle, fleet against fleet,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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