||Star Trek Klingon
- Realistic blood and violence
Honor, Courage, Glory and No Fear of
Are you ready to walk the path of a Klingon warrior?
General Chang, the Empire's greatest living warrior, has established an
Elite Command Academy to prepare a new generation of warriors for the
inevitable conflict with the United Federation of Planets. As your mentor,
Chang will instruct you in the ways of battle tactics and teach you the rigors
of warship command. Prove yourself worthy and you may be recruited to fight
with Chang in an even greater, real-life conflict - a conflict that will decide
the fate of the Klingon Empire.
Death will have its day...
Story - Star Trek Klingon Academy is a prequel to Star Trek VI: The
Undiscovered Country, reprising Christopher Plummer as General Chang and David
Warner as Chancellor Gorkon.
3D Engine - Stunning visuals and dramatic lighting effects create a realistic
3D universe to explore and conquer.
Campaign - 25 action packed missions put you in the middle of all out war.
Multiplayer Gaming - Blow your friends out of the stars via the Internet in a
Deathmatch, or join with them to defend the Empire in Cooperative missions.
Interactive Space Terrain - Fight in dense nebulae clouds that disrupt sensor
data, maneuver through Saturn's rings, and battle within the accretion disk of
a black hole.
Capital Ships - Command a variety of warships: from the relatively diminutive
'B' rel' class of bird-of-prey, to the enormous 'Accuser' class Dreadnought
nearly 3 times the length of the Enterprise!
Innovative Gunnery Chair - Control all your ships' weapons (forward, port,
starboard, and aft) while your helmsman maneuvers your warship into position.
Cinematic-Quality Ship Detail - Blow apart an opponent's hull to reveal
individually burning decks. Lights flicker as electrical power is disrupted.
Plasma belches from twisted and mangled warp nacelles. Scorch marks show the
scars of battle.
Warships New to the Star Trek Universe - Be the first to battle with
never-before-seen ships from the Federation, Klingon, Romulan, Tholian, and
Gorn races-as well as that of a new race, the Sha'kurians.
Weapon Systems - Defend the Empire with new weapons technology such as the
Antimatter Field Projector Device, the Frequency Modulated Particle Accelerator
Cannon, and even the dreaded Assault Phaser!
to Klingon Academy
From: General Chang, Commandant
To: All New Students Cadet:
I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Elite Command
Academy. As you are well aware, attendance at the Academy is by invitation
only. We have no standardized tests, no entrance exams here. Your exemplary
record of previous service aboard starships in the Imperial Navy has served as
your only prerequisite for your acceptance to this institution. Upon examining
your record and interviewing your commanding officers we selected you to join
us because you have demonstrated the characteristics necessary for starship
command. The instructors at this academy, every one of whom walked these halls
as a student at one time, will either mold you into a fearless and deadly
instrument to ensure the future of our Empire or break you and leave you
behind. You may succeed, and success is rewarded with a command upon
graduation, but most likely you will fail, which means dismissal and immediate
return to your previous posting, but in either event your attendance here
places you among a select group of the finest warriors in the Empire. Glory and
honor to you, and your house.
General Chang Commandant,
KDF Elite Command Academy
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by Chuck Osborn
"A sequel of sorts to Starfleet Academy, Klingon Academy is a 3D space
battle sim based on the Klingon Empire instead of the namby-pamby Federation.
Losing the Starfleet moniker is freeing for the series, since Paramount
normally frowns on gratuitous violence between the factions of their beloved
Federation, leaving the Klingons to battle willy-nilly in their plans for
"The most oft-mentioned critique of Starfleet Academy was the feel of the
ships. Gigantic starships moved and controlled more like sleek starfighters
than the huge, lumbering space yachts seen in the TV show and movies. Well,
let's just say that Interplay was listening to your complaints. This time
around, it really feels like you're commanding a battle cruiser, not a
runabout; it takes a few seconds to regain control after collisions, moving 180
degrees seems to take an eternity, and strategic maneuvering requires
"Likewise, the graphics impressively recreate the
space battles in Star Trek VI... And in a non-gameplay aside, the FMV and
acting is high quality and wouldn't be out of place on TV..."
"Klingon Academy's biggest accomplishment is making the player feel like an
integral part of the game world. For example, in a mission to kidnap an
Andorian ambassador, you'll lose him amidst a battle with the Tholians and
Federation. You can join in battle or be clever and scan the wreckage for clues
to the ambassador's whereabouts, completing your mission without jeopardizing
your ship or crew."
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