3D Asteroids

3D Asteroids

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
2.4
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4
  • Total Downloads:
    71,492
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 23, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.68MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Fans of the original Asteroids will find this 3D interpretation plenty enjoyable, though the uninitiated may wonder what all the fuss is about. A gloomy ambience reigns in this game where you, lost in space, face hordes of asteroids and a smattering of interloping alien ships. Fortunately, the laws of physics are defied here, and you can hear the asteroids coming toward your ship and from which direction they're coming. The controls take a while to master, but you can assign new keys to give yourself a leg up. 3D Asteroids even allows saving profiles of control keys for several players. The gameplay becomes a bit monotonous, but whoever said war was a variety show? We especially recommend the game for folks who haven't forgotten the old good Asteroids.
 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"didn't work on my vista machine,"

December 25, 2009  |  By brackney

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Pros

locked cool, but didn't work

Cons

keyboard didn't work

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2 stars

"confusing"

January 07, 2008  |  By gaserranos

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

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1 stars

"Most annoying game ever..."

July 13, 2007  |  By MacFheorais

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Pros

Never even got as far as the game, got bored trying to get past the compulsory flight training and gave up.

Cons

Okay, what the hell were these people thinking off??? You need to get through the mind numbing compulsory flight training before you are ALLOWED to play the game. Hello, we're not all retarded, it really doesn't look that hard, so why the 30 minute "flight training"??? I want to play a game, not fly a commercial airliner!

Don't even bother downloading this muck....

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5 stars

"Sweeeet! It's better than I thought it was going to be!"

June 17, 2007  |  By idowns

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Pros

3-D you want? 3-D you get!

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1 stars

"crash"

January 28, 2007  |  By janlig98

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Pros

Interesting game, sort of. If you like difficult games, you might like this.

Cons

Difficult to control ship.

Crashed my computer during training mode.

My PC= Windows XP SP2, 2.5G CPU, 512MB RAM.

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5 stars

"it is pretty good"

December 19, 2006  |  By alan21627

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Pros

the graphics is ok

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2 stars

"annoying basic flight training"

October 10, 2006  |  By rikkirivers

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Cons

it makes you complete this annoying basic flight training thing before it will let you start. dont mess with the gamer just let her play!!!!

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1 stars

"Poor Control's"

April 04, 2006  |  By bdh734

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Pros

Uninstalling it

Cons

You can't control anything, it has a mind of it's own, poor interface controls ;-(

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1 stars

"Horrible controls"

March 11, 2006  |  By mahzkrieg

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Cons

The controls alone negate any other positive qualities of the game. I actually gave it some time, but it's just so unnatural. I would have preferred a simple WASD+Mouse setup, but A, Z, Up, Down, Left, Right control Courtesian movement of the ship, and you have to hold Shift + Up, Down, Left, Right to face another direction. Even though after a sufficient learning curve, you happen to pick it up, it's just not the twitch controls an Asteroids game needs.

Game breaking.

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2 stars

"Not too good..."

January 22, 2006  |  By Starwarskid

 |  Version: 3D Asteroids 1.4

Cons

Extremely difficult to control, sometimes a graphical glitch happens when you use the mouse, and really just not much fun.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Grass Games
Publisher web site http://www.grassgames.com
Release Date November 23, 2005
Date Added November 23, 2005
Version 1.4
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Arcade Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements DirectX 8.0 drivers, Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 1.68MB
File Name 3dAsteroids.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 71,492
Downloads Last Week 9
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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