Strategic Simulations has just released its first space wargame, The Warp Factor. The game allows one or two players to choose from among 12 starship designs representing 5 Galactic Empires. The player(s) are placed squarely in the Captain's role, dealing with the critical parameters of interstellar battle such as energy allocation for phasers, shields, disruptor bolts, screens, and warp engines. With an average game lasting between thirty minutes and four hours, the player(s) can create scenarios ranging from space skirmishes to a full-scale, all-out star war. For $39.95 the game comes complete with a Starship Operating Manual, 3 Starship Data Cards, and a Game Selection Card. The Warp Factor is available on disc for a 48k Apple II (Applesoft ROM).
For more information, please contact Stratetic Simulations Inc., 465 Fairchild Drive, Suite 108, Mountain View, CA 94043. (415)964-1353.