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Escape Velocity

Average Rating: 7.61/10
Video Game Rank: 2616
Macintosh Rank: 493
Windows Rank: 1336
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Primary Name
Escape Velocity
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1
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Release Date
1996-05-04
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Escape Velocity
Nick: 
EV Classic for Nova (Mac)
Rel Date: 2007-07-30
Publisher: (Web published)
Macintosh
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Downloadable Content
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Escape Velocity
Nick: 
EV Classic for Nova (Windows)
Rel Date: 2007-07-30
Publisher: (Web published)
Windows
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Escape Velocity
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US Mac Release
Rel Date: 1996-05-04
Publisher: Ambrosia Software
Macintosh
Developer: Ambrosia Software
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Check your calendar: It's 2246, and the galaxy just isn't what it used to be. Spacefaring pirates roam free, civil war rages, and simple traders cheat death to make a living. Welcome to life in the 23rd century!

Ambrosia Software's Escape Velocity puts you smack-dab in the middle of that booming galaxy. As the captain of a shiny new spacecraft, you make your fortune and build your empire. If that sounds like a walk in the park, you're in for a surprise—dangers abound! Your lowly shuttle craft will need more than a little luck to make a profit... and survive.

Escape Velocity offers a rich and open-ended environment that evolves as you play. Over a hundred worlds occupy the galaxy, each with its own technology, alliances, and commodities. As you earn credits and gain fame, Confederation peace keepers and Rebel patriots struggle for power, leaving you in the middle.

Numerous sub-plots fill Escape Velocity's world; your choices affect the story's development, guaranteeing that each game will be different from the last. You'll have the opportunity to infiltrate hostile military bases, ferry emergency supplies to distant star systems, rescue passengers from stranded cruise ships, stop alien invaders, and more. In addition, Escape Velocity sports an open game engine. Future scenario designers will be able to create their own worlds for other players to explore...

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Video Game Rank: 2616
Macintosh Rank: 493
Windows Rank: 1336
Num Ratings: 14
Average Rating: 7.61
Standard Deviation: 1.45
Num Views: 832
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Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 2
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