: : : : : Tachyon: The Fringe

[edit] Background

Set in a future where Mega Corporations control space exploration, Tachyon tells the tale of the Bora, a people threatened by corporate expansion. As a mercenary pilot, will you aid the Bora, or run missions for the Corporations?

[edit] Features

  • Single Player Features - Decide where you want to go and what missions you will fly as you explore the vast and richly inhabited universe.
  • Fight in furious space combat battles around the most massive ships and stations ever created in a space game.
  • Explore a multi-sided in-game story line and make crucial decisions that will change your future.
  • FREE Multiplayer Features - FREE MULTIPLAYER with over 100 star pilots simultaneously!
  • Featuring intense team tactics and BASE WARS. Talk to other star pilots and coordinate attacks with Voice-Over-Net.
  • CHOOSE SIDES - Battle across multiple sectors as you fight to destroy opponent's base.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Windows 95/98/ME/XP
Pentium 200 MHz
16 MB of RAM
500 MB of free hard disk space
1 MB PCI video card
DirectX compatible sound card
Keyboard, mouse

Official URL

Official Site

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In House: Tachyon: The Fringe Review

Neoseeker has just published Adam's review of Novalogic's Space Combat Simulation title, Tachyon: The Fringe. Check out the quote:[quote]Tachyon: The Fringe does not disappoint. Hardcore space combat sim fans should definitely pick up this title. Alternately, gamers who are new to the genre may find more interest in titles such as Freespace 2, Allegiance, and Starlancer.[/quote] Be sure to read the review here.

May 24, 2000, by Austin Bailey | 0 comments

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Oct 01, 12 7:50am

Tachyon: The Fringe...I remember spending a heap of my time playing this wonderful...

Feb 17, 09 2:44am
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Jun 09, 03 5:58am

In the end this game is a good buy. It might be a bit old, but it will intrigue you...

Nov 30, 02 12:50pm

Great voice-overs, good graphics for its time, and superb AI. The weapons are...

Apr 30, 02 7:11am

This a pretty good.game and I recommend it too anyone that like's these sort of...

Nov 27, 01 4:11am

I my opinion it's the best space sim since wingcommander series, for single and...

Aug 23, 01 7:36am

JUST GET IT....If u like action you will like this. In the middle of the game u choose...

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Release Dates
  • North America: Mar 29, 2000
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