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Adventures in the Galaxy of Fantabulous Wonderment

by Yahtzee

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Game Genre:
Sci-Fi
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
27 Jul 2005
AGS Panel Rating:
Player Rating:
Medium length game
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
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Public Opinion

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66 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
79%
Immersion:
88%
Puzzles & Pacing:
88%
Overall Enjoyment:
91%

About this game

It is a time of turmoil in the galaxy. Following the disappearance of the Defender of the Universe, the Galactic Presidency has been dissolved and anarchy reigns. With the galaxy divided into three distinct zones, the Galactic Police and the Culthorpe pirate family are engaged in a cold war from across the Lifeless Zone. Life has never been more dangerous for the people of the universe, doubly so for those who make a living flying from planet to planet. And to make matters worse, an invisible conspiracy is threatening life itself.

AGS Awards

Won, Best Non Player Character 2005

Won, Best Programming 2005

AGS Panel Review

"Simplistic but solid visuals and a dose of sci-fi nerd humor punctuates this offering by Yahtzee, but it seems clear that he couldn't decide where the game's focus should be -- and the end result is combat that's watered down and simplistic, side quests that are repetitive and a story line that could have used some more focus and effort. Overall it is still a game that most people should find enjoyable."

13 people commented on this game (newest first):

The story was really great, but some of the puzzles were repetitive (space travel). I think that more puzzles with the Redshirts could have helped. Also, there could have been some bleeping console sounds while in the cockpit of the space ship to give a better feeling of being into space, instead of no sounds/music. Because that's where I've spent most of my time, trying to make some money.

Otherwise, I really enjoyed the game! Loved the humor and the main characters. But with better graphics, it would have ROCKED!

Very good job on this one!

-Feenyx
2016-07-12 04:24:59 by Feenyx
I just realized I had a copy of this game and the original download *IS* gone. Anyone who wants to play this little gem can find it here: http://castironmuse.com/games/GFW.zip

- Cogliostro
2016-01-13 02:50:48 by Cogliostro
Incredible!
This game is a hybrid between adventure, RPG and trading game with lots of minigames and sidequests. Very impressive that this is possible with AGS.
And all of the parts work together. I spent ours on trading to improve my ship. A soon as you get bored with that, you can go back on the main quest or a sidequest or...




2009-01-09 13:41:15 by Helme
Good game, I like the mix adventure / free space fly. But I'm a bit lost for the moment.
2008-11-05 12:46:37 by Marion
I absolutely loved this game. I found the story line adequate, thought not as interesting and absorbing as other games I have played. The Sci-fi angle and the humor were great; I especially love the red shirt angle. A most enjoyable game thoroughly recommended.
2008-10-26 23:47:09 by Vulcan Master
An amazing game. I didn't get it at first, but once I did, it was fantastic. And replayable too! On my first playthrough, I had only completed 50% of the game. I especially liked the cutscenes near the end.
2008-07-25 10:51:51 by F1ak3r
Rus-solution for game - http://jift.narod.ru/invis/advent_rus.rar (7,5 Kb)
2008-04-08 09:51:18 by Sledgy
Adventure game, with space sim and RPG elements? Sold! Even just smuggling around illegal commodities (And destroying police airships) is fun.
2008-04-06 05:32:56 by Klaz
Best. Yahtzee. Game. Ever. (hell - it's arguably the best AGS game).

This beautifully made game has adventure, spaceship combat, planet exploration, many nice minigames and, of course, a lot of humor.

This game reminds me of Star Control 2 - and that's enough to call it "Amazing".
2008-01-11 22:41:05 by Alex (Vae Victis) (Vae Victis)
WHOA!, is this game good! No, "good" doesn,t do it justice. ONE OF THE GREATEST GAMES EVER is better. Blending several genres into a satisfying whole is tricky but yatzhee has pulled it of excellently! That combined with hillarious characters, wonderfull humour and one of the best plots ever, makes this a game, that is bound to remebered as a classic. So what are you waiting for? Considering it's small download-size there is no excuse for you not to download and play it. You will enjoy it!

No, seriously;)
2007-08-11 17:14:08 by accolyte
The legendary Yahtzee delivers once again--and what a delivery! This is one of the best AGS games ever! I love all the mini-games inherent in it, and the humor is great. I'm amazed at the way the limits of AGS can be pushed here. Great job!
2006-07-31 16:02:30 by KingMick (KingMick)
While I was initially disapointed that Yahtzee's next game didnt turn out to be "Nine days a Knifing", Adventures in the Galaxy of Fantabulous Wonderment kicked ass. Featuring twisted humour, an intriging plot, an open ended adventure and a wide variety of gameplay styles. Two thumbs up.
2005-11-07 00:40:04 by Erik Hogan (earok)
WOW! What an awersome game!
This game has one of the best endings for a game that I have seen for many many years. Not only that, but it has two main endings which makes this even better!
The concept of the redshirts is great! I loved it. The puzzles were good, I didn't get stuck, but some required a bit of thought.
The side quests and sub games were good too. Something you don't see in Adventure games much is a bit of "live action" requiring cursor movement and this was done wonderfully and used in appropriate places.
The characters were interesting and the main plot was intriguing.
A lot of this game reminded me of Elite 2 which isn't a bad thing. I like building up the ship to make it tougher, stronger and better. The only bad point I could make is that the trading got tedious, not because I had to do so much of it, but because I had to talk so much just to make a trade. However this is only a minor gripe.
2005-08-01 22:07:51 by Quinny
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