Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space (PC, CD-ROM) Interplay Productions - 1993 USA, Canada Release
Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space
|Category(s)||Entertainment, Simulation, Space Simulation|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
Description from the packaging.
The sights, the sounds, the wonder... Experience mankind's epic journey to the stars.
Prepare yourself for a multimedia simulation of the greatest adventure mankind has ever known... the race to the moon. Assuming the role of Mission Director for either the United States of the Soviet Republic, you'll design and guide your country's space program in a heated race to land the first man on the moon. Historically detailed in every way, Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space transports you back to the beginning of mankind's exploration of space. Guiding this history, you will experience the glory, the sacrifice, the triumph and the devastation born of the ultimate quest to touch the heavens.
- Play the U.S. or Soviets against a human or computer opponent.
- Engage in planetary and lunar flybys, LEM tests, lift-offs, space walks, lunar orbits and landings, splashdowns and more!
- Choose full modem or e-mail play to race into space against a friend.
- Experience hundreds of historic video sequences from NASA.
- View never-before-seen film footage of the Soviet space program.
- Witness over 10,000 historical photos and digitized images.
- Select from over 140 astronauts and cosmonauts, choose their training missions and determine which ones have the right stuff.
- Conquer three levels of difficulty, including an all-new Quick Start beginner play level.
- Construct your space program selecting from over 30 different types of space hardware and more than 300 mission types.
- Includes a historically detailed book chronicling the history of the space race, including photos, biographies, historic missions, blueprints and more!
- Take in the action while listening to a 45-piece orchestrated musical score, sound effects and digitized voice.