"...Designed by the mighty Sid Meier, Alpha Centauri picks
up where the original Civilization left off. In the original game,
one way to win was to be the first to attain space flight and
colonize the Alpha Centauri system.
"In the game of the same name, you begin by landing on a planet
in the Alpha Centauri system, so the game has a serious science
fiction edge to it. This may turn some people off, which is
understandable, since science fiction isn't everyone's cup of leafy
"One thing I should point out is this game is not just a port of
Alpha Centauri, but also a port of the expansion pack, Alien
Crossfire. If you've never played the game before, I highly
recommend you get used to playing Alpha Centauri before you try the
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