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Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2002 @ 7:26 p.m. PDT

Scheduled for release in November of this year, O.R.B. will finally get its chance to prove to the gaming world why it’s been named ‘the Homeworld killer!’ We got 11 brand spankin’ new O.R.B. (Off World Resource Base) screenshots for your viewing pleasure. Also on the game’s official site ( you will find 3 stunning new wallpapers!

O.R.B. is a visually stunning 3D Real-Time strategy game that pits the forces of two races against each other in a desperate struggle to control the resources they need to expand their empires. O.R.B. stands for Off World Resource Base and what happens in the Off World is the stuff that dreams or nightmares are made of. Within the multiple systems are the precious resources that both planets desperately need to thrive. The stage has been set for a battle to control the solar system. While the two races play a deadly game of hide and seek in the asteroid belt, they are unaware of a predatory alien menace that threatens the entire solar system&

Why is O.R.B better than the rest you may ask? This is why!

  • Unparalleled 3D real-time strategic gaming action with full freedom of movement is space.
  • Two fully developed races with their own single-player campaign and unique strategies.
  • One-of-a-kind dynamic universe depicting multiple solar systems alive with planets, moons, asteroid belts, complex orbits, persistent debris and extraordinary spatial environments.
  • Epic fleet combat with a wide variety of vessels and specialized units including tactical ships, shock troops, various fighter types, multiple capital ship classes and support vessels.
  • Downloadable campaign editor and tools, complete with the ability to script your own scenarios, event triggers, campaigns and cut-scenes
  • Explosive battles with up to eight players in cooperative and head-to-head multiplayer mode.

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