Posts Tagged ‘Terra Nova’

Why Terra Nova: Strike Force Centauri Is Looking Glass’s Forgotten Classic

By Rob Zacny on July 3rd, 2015.

Released in 1996, tactical mech simulator Terra Nova: Strike Force Centauri [GOG page] was one of Looking Glass’s most interesting games – and one of their biggest commercial failures. We asked Rob Zacny to explore what made the game so interesting in the wake of its recent addition to GOG.com.

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Looking Glass Classic Terra Nova Now Available On GOG

By Adam Smith on June 25th, 2015.

Wherever and whenever Looking Glass Studios are mentioned, I light a candle and consider playing through the first two Thief games again. Before the flame has died, I can usually be found somewhere in the vicinity banging on about Terra Nova: Strike Force Centauri, the first-person squad-based tactical action game that I like to refer to as ‘the forgotten Looking Glass classic’.

GOG have just added the game to their catalogue (£3.99) and the excitement in my twitter timeline suggests people hadn’t forgotten Terra Nova at all – it was just really hard to get hold of. I haven’t played it since 1998 or thereabouts but, good lord, I adored it.

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No, Not Yet

By RPS on January 1st, 1999.

We rather puzzlingly haven’t written anything else about that game yet. Sorry! But we will, one day. Probably.

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