This is a pretty bare bones game, but even so it manages to be pretty fun. It's a conquest game, where you control one of six Star Trek races and attempt to conquer the galaxy. It doesn't resemble the Star Trek franchise story at all as all of the races compete against each other and don't form alliances. Despite that, the races do tend to resemble their on-screen counterparts; The Romulans are isolationists, the Klingon Birds of Prey fight surprisingly well, and the Dominion is almost unstoppable. In addition to the campaign mode, there's also a skirmish mode in which you can fight one-on-one with any of the 6 races, as well as a few additional ones. The graphics aren't astonishing, but more than do the job. I only have a few minor complaints, such as the fact that the Ferengi and Orions aren't available in skirmish mode (even though they are enemies in certain campaign planets). Overall, if you can find this for a decent price, it's worth a trek through the Star Trek universe.
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Star Trek:Conquest is a single-player game of galactic conquest featuring a blend of strategy and action set in the Star Trek: Next Generation era. Players take control of Federation, Klingon, Romulan, Cardassian, Dominion, and Breen forces and lead them in a campaign to control the galaxy, one planet at a time. Players must build and manage their growing empires in turn-based strategy and then engage in all out starship combat in real time action.