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Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares
Box artwork for Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares.
Developer(s) Simtex
Publisher(s)
Latest version 1.31 (1.50.8 Unofficial)
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Turn-based strategy
System(s) MS-DOS, Windows, Mac OS
Players 1-8
Preceded by Master of Orion
Followed by Master of Orion III
Series Master of Orion
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Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares (a.k.a. Master of Orion II and MOO2) was the first sequel to Master of Orion. Like the original, it was developed by Simtex; Steve Barcia and Ken Burd designed it. The Windows 95 and MS-DOS versions of the game (both on one disc) were published by Microprose in November 1996, while the Apple Macintosh version was published almost a year later by MacSoft.

The game is still played online, and one group of fans has developed a patch, which fixes some bugs and adds more game set-up options, and a few mods which adjust the game balance (the mods require the patch).[1] [2]

It is now hard to find CDs of the game, but the PC version is still sold as a combination download that includes Master of Orion.[3] The DOS version is also sold as download.[4]

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  1. Master of Orion II Mods - An Overview at masteroforion2.blogspot.com [1.40 patch is old, go to 1.50.8 patch link below]
  2. Master of Orion II 1.50.8 Patch moo2mod.com/
  3. [1] Download sold at atari.com
  4. [2] Bundle of Master of Orion I+II sold at gog.com, [3] Master of Orion II sold at gamersgate.com and [4] Master of Orion I+II at gamersgate.com

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