The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Dungeon Rushers
Pathfinder Adventures
Twilight Struggle
Patchwork
Agricola: All Creatures Big & Small
Paperback
Mansions of Madness
Tsuro
Darkest Dungeon
XCOM 2
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Talisman: Digital Edition
Bloodborne
SUPERHOT
Odin Sphere Leifthrasir
Civilization VI
Mysterium
Fire Emblem Heroes
Myst
Mother 3​
Tanktics: Computer Game of Armored Combat on the Eastern Front
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Witness (2016)
Summoner Wars (2012)
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Fallout 4
DOOM (2016)
Dark Souls III
Horizon Zero Dawn
Firewatch
NioH
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Le Havre: The Inland Port
Overwatch
Battlefield 1
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Castles of Mad King Ludwig
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (2016)
Sushi Go!
Colt Express
ICEY
Angry Birds Fight!
Mass Effect
Mass Effect 2
BioShock 2
Final Fantasy IV
Final Fantasy VI
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy

Average Rating: 8.61/10
Video Game Rank: 2025
Amiga Rank: N/A
Commodore 64 Rank: N/A
DOS Rank: N/A
Macintosh Rank: N/A
Apple II Rank: N/A
Information
Primary Name
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy
Alternate Names
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Second Edition
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Third Edition
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
4
Release Date
1983-00-00
Developer
Publisher
Contained in
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 79161
Releases
Pg. 1
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Third Edition
Nick: 
Amiga Edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
Amiga
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Third Edition
Nick: 
Apple IIGS Edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
Apple II
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Third Edition
Nick: 
US DOS edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
DOS
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Third Edition
Nick: 
Macintosh Edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
Macintosh
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Second Edition
Nick: 
Apple II Edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
Apple II
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy – Second Edition
Nick: 
C-64 Edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
Commodore 64
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Reach for the Stars: The Conquest of the Galaxy
Nick: 
C-64 Edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Studies Group
Commodore 64
Developer: Strategic Studies Group
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

Reach for the Stars is a science fiction strategy video game. It is the earliest known commercially published example of the 4X games (Explore, Expand, Exploit, Exterminate) genre. The player commands a home star in the galaxy, and then expands to form an interstellar empire by colonizing far-off worlds, building powerful starships, and researching new technologies.

Source: Wikipedia, "Reach for the Stars (computer game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

This game was simple, early multiplayer game (hot seat) where the players could starting from a single star, colonize a configurable star cluster.

Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
More Information Edit | History

3 editions were released:

  • First edition in 1983 for C-64
  • Second edition in 1985 for C-64 and Apple II
  • Third edition in 1987 for Mac, and in 1988 for C-64, Apple II and other platforms

Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: 2025
Amiga Rank: N/A
Commodore 64 Rank: N/A
DOS Rank: N/A
Macintosh Rank: N/A
Apple II Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 9
Average Rating: 8.61
Standard Deviation: 1.05
Num Views: 1725
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 4.0
Fans: 5
Personal Comments: 5
Users Owning: 15
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.