Tachyon: The Fringe Review
It's a fast-paced, colorful, action-packed space combat game with a branching campaign and an enjoyable story, as well as a solid multiplayer mode.
I have played this game for a long time and I still think it is great. At first, I thought this game will be bad, but I was supprissed,how good this game is. The story is about a war between GalSpan mega corporation and... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Base Wars and Arena are the multiplayer type games offered. Arena is just that: head to head Deathmatch where the winner has the most kills. great for learning how to fly, and learn weapons outside of the more serious... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Tachyon: The Fringe is fundamentally similar to other space-combat simulations, and as such it isn't well suited to anyone who won't accept it for capitalizing on the popular imagery of deep-space dogfights. However, fan... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Tachyon is a space flight sim game unlike most. while the graphics are not to great the gameplay more than makes up for it, whether you like different ship options, having multiple ships to choose from for each mission o... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I had issues with the bink movie player which didn't allow me past the point where you pick which story arc to go through, so I'll be brief. Flying: too arcadish. Things are out there somewhere, or in your face or scr... Read Full Review3 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Tachyon is a well thought out, well designed space sim developed by NovaLogic. It is completely original, and there are few other space sims that can compete with it. By far, its originality largely contributes to qualit... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Tachyon: the Fringe is a game about corporate spanning of the universe. It may not be the best space simulator out there, but it is good enough ti hang with the big names. Too bad it couldn't carve a niche out for itself... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
this is the kind of space sim we need more of. if like flying through space and shootin' stuff up with out all of the puzzle solving bull crap of those other slow moving brain straining real life want a be action games ... Read Full Review2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Tachyon: The Fringe is - hands down - my favorite space combat flight sim. Others like FreeSpace and StarLancer come close, but this wins the prize. Bruce Campbell makes Jake Logan come alive. This is some of the best... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
This game is not quite revolutionary, but it still offers a pretty good space sim experience. I am a huge fan of space simulators, and nowadays (2004) those are hard to come by. I still once in a while go back to play t... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Tachyon is one of the least appreciated games, which is a crying shame. It missed the fame it deserves, and so will probably not have a sequel, but it truly desrves one. Gameplay: The gameplay of Tachyon rocks, really... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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