Maximus XV Abraham Strong - Space Mercenary created by Rebelmind is a sci-fi RPG/action title presented in astounding real-time 3D graphics. The story puts you on a massive space ship, the Maximus XV, full of convicted prisoners, that's got trapped inside a cosmic anomaly known as a Black Nebula.
Playing the role of a tough unjustly imprisoned marine, Abraham Strong, you will be involved in a titanic struggle to reach an emergency transport module, hacking and slashing your way through hordes of alien creatures that have invaded your ship. You are the ship's only chance of survival!
- Pentium III 1.4 GHz
- Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
- DirectX 7.0 compatible 3D accelerator with at least 32MB of video RAM (GeForce2 class)
- 256 MB RAM
- 500 MB free hard disc space
- CD-ROM 4x
Abraham Strong -- An ex-officer of the Space Marines, convicted to a life sentence on the Misty Planet for insubordination. Strong, proud and maybe a little too hot-tempered. Became famous after a daring capture of a pirate ship in a port of Mars. He walked on board armed with nothing but a machete. Killed 30 pirates and rescued 150 hostages!
SCI-FI -- Forget knights and wizards - Maximus XV will introduce you to a world of high technology. Dark and moody locations, biospheres with artificial ecosystems, futuristic weapons, androids, space ships and nebulas. Everything soaked in an atmospheric industrial ambient music.
ACTION -- Maximus XV is not for the faint-hearted. Constant streams of ugly monsters guarantee non-stop hacking, slashing and shooting. Fights are exciting, weapons are lethal and special effects are extra-cool!
- 45 levels in 5 different scenarios - Earth-like environments, futuristic interiors, post-catastrophic locations, deserts and frozen lands
- 40 alien creatures from 3 different breeds
- few dozens of weapons and hi-tech items
- diverse paths of character development - smash your way through problems, become quick and elusive or gain advantage with sophisticated technology
- amazing real-time 3D graphics and spectacular special effects
- atmospheric industrial ambient music
To save the ship you'll have to make your way through 15 biospheres full of enemy creatures. There's no need to kid yourself - it's going to be a hard time...
The gameplay is the essence of the action-RPG genre - a whole lot of fighting with various types of weapon while the hero develops his skills, manages his equipment and trades items. At the same time an intriguing plot will unravel.
Everything takes place in real-time, the user interface is clear - the whole game can be handled by just using the mouse, but for your convenience most functions are also accessible through keyboard shortcuts.
During the fight, Abraham's experience levels will increase and he will gain development points, which can be used by you to increase his abilities (strength, dexterity, knowledge, endurance).
- Strength - helps Abraham during hand-to-hand fighting
- Dexterity - helps Abraham with ranged weapons
- Knowledge - enables Abraham use the Hi-Tech Items
- Endurance - helps Abraham survive
USING THE ITEMS
Abraham can use many different items during the game. As well as a whole variety of weapons there are all sorts of things including protective armour, biochips that increase his skills, first-aid kits and other hi-tech items.
The game world contains advanced technology such as teleports, holographs, shields and energy guns. However, in order to take advantage of these items, Abraham has to possess the Knowledge to use them.
ENERGY MANAGEMENT, TRADE
An essential resource is the amount of energy Abraham has to power his advanced technology. The energy is also used as currency on the ship when purchasing/selling items. Energy is obtained by collecting energy cells from around the ship and from dead aliens. It's your choice whether you decide to save the cells to purchase improved equipment or to use it for powering your guns or energy shields.
As the story unfolds Abraham is set new missions which will help unravel how Maximus XV got into such a deadly situation.