Master of Orion from Microprose is a strategy game for strategy gamers. It was one of the first games to follow what is known as the 4X method of game play: eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate. It is also highly addictive. Most campaigns take almost 40 hours to complete, so playing MOO, as it is affectionately known, takes real commitment.
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