Tag Archives: Star Trek: Starfleet Command

SGJ Podcast #240 – The Much Maligned Capital Ship

Welcome to this week’s show my friends! This week, Jim, Hunter, Spaz and I talk about capital ships. Those large ships that are inconsistently used in so many space games. We discuss games that do them well, games that do them poorly, why there aren’t more games that focus on them and much more. We… Read More »

SGJ Podcast #199 – Starfleet Academy

Welcome to this last 100s episode of the Space Game Junkie Podcast my friends! This week, Jim, Hunter (who is away on vacation) Spaz and I sit down to look at the “classic” space combat game, Star Trek: Starfleet Academy. I came up with the idea for this topic because, usually when we look at classic games like… Read More »

SGJ Podcast #26: Old Men Talking Old Games

Hey folks, welcome back to the Space Game Junkie podcast! After a short break, Jim brings on one of his oldest friends, Mike, to talk about the joy of old games and the fun involved in getting them to run on newer hardware. We also go all over the place, as per usual. ;) As… Read More »

SGJ Podcast #11: Star Trek Games (or Warp Factor WTF)

Helllooooooooooo everyone, and welcome to episode number eleven of the Space Game Junkie Podcast. This week, Jim and I bring on long-time friend, former video games journalist and fellow Star Trek afficianado, Denny Atkin, to talk about the highs and lows of Star Trek gaming. With the recent movie-based game hitting virtual shelves, I thought… Read More »

Happy 50th Birthday Space Games: A Look at How Far We’ve Come

I recently realized that Spacewar! was first released in 1962, fifty years ago. In looking at the game’s Wikipedia entry, the first operational version of the game was released in February, while the version we’ve come to know and love was released in April. Therefore, I’d say now is good enough a time as any… Read More »