Alpha Centauri Week

Check out our week-long coverage of Alpha Centauri, including new multiplayer strategies, favorite units, and an exclusive downloadable scenario.

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Since its release, Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri has been one of the best-selling games in the PC market, and has received unprecedented critical acclaim. As our own review indicates, Alpha Centauri is a game of exceptional depth, complexity, and challenge, one that is sure to please any discriminating strategy gamer.

In this Alpha Centauri special, GameSpot presents exclusive information about the game straight from the people who designed it. From behind-the-scenes insights from Lead Designer Brian Reynolds, to multiplayer strategies, downloads, and more, this special feature has something for every Alpha Centuari fan. Take a look at what's inside.

Alpha Centauri Designer Diary Authored by Lead Designer Brian Reynolds, this Designer Diary documents the development of Alpha Centuari, including the critical last phase following the release of the game's demo.

Multiplayer Strategies You want sage advice on beating human opponents in Alpha Centauri? Look no further. Producer/designer Tim Train provides clear, concise, techniques for dominating Planet.

Favorite Units The key to success in Alpha Centauri is knowing which units to build and how best to use them. In this section, Sid Meier, Brian Reynolds, and Tim Train join forces to reveal five of the very best units in the game.

University Faction Strategies Winner of a recent poll as GameSpot reader's favorite faction, the University gets special treatment in the form of an exclusive strategy session.

Enhancement Download Want to take Alpha Centauri to the next level? The release of the v3.0 enhancement includes a new landmark feature, the borehole cluster. The boreholes provide players with bonus minerals and energy. Download it today!

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