Star Fighter 3000 revamp revealedPublished: 29th Mar 2008, 19:34:29 | Permalink | Printable
New textures and more
|Popular 3D shoot-'em-down flight simulator Star Fighter 3000 has been treated to a facelift, as these screenshots show. The game has undergone a graphical spring clean, been given a new title screen and gained some new music.|
And how the game once looked:
Originally developed in 1994, Star Fighter 3000 was created by Fednet Software, which also produced other Acorn gaming greats including Stunt Racer 2000 and Chocks Away. Like Stunt Racer 2000, SF3K pits players against each other in a fierce, futuristic and televised world controlled by the media. In its latest form, dubbed Star Fighter 3000: The Next Generation, the game is 450MB in size.
It's understood efforts to tidy up the game have been on-going for the past five years, and Chris Bazley has been behind various updates and enhancements. The new title screen was drawn using Composition and Top Model, we're informed.
• The sparkling new version of Star Fighter 3000 is bundled with the latest issue of RISCWorld, a bi-monthly subscription magazine that comes on a CD, along with an article on how it all came together. See the link below for more details and prices. The magazine is published by APDL, which also sells copies of SF3K under the iSV brand.
A Star Fighter support website
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