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

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT

Yes, it’s Friday the 13th but Strategy First will brighten your day! As expected, your weekly screenshots from their upcoming 3D RTS Space game, O.R.B (Off World Resource Base). Fingerlicking good!

Also today on you will find 4 new wallpapers illustrating the spectacular images that all will witness when O.R.B sails into PC gaming history in early November.

Here’s a small list to remind you about why you’d want to check out this game:

  • 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

All About O.R.B. (

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…

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