Fingers Crossed for 2021 ...

2020 was the worst! COVID kept the museum closed for much of the year and a mains water pipe bursting causing a flood kept us closed for the rest. 
We're hoping to re-open in the next few months ... fingers crossed! Read More >>>

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

There's over 36,000 exhibits here! That should keep you occupied for a bit - get searching!

Or come and get involved on our social media channels ...

      Twitch  Facebook          Online Gift Shop      

Thank you.

First Encounters

A game of vast scale and grandeur, sadly released in an unfinished state, making for regular crashes, and various game ending bugs.

Platform : PC
Format : CD ROM
Publisher : Gametek
Authors : David Braben
Date : 1995

Other Software by Gametek:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Pinball Dreams Gametek Nintendo Game Boy Cartridge 1991
Wheel OF Fortune Gametek Sega Genesis Cartridge 1992
Frontier Elite II Konami / Gametek PC 3.5 Disk 1993
Frontier Elite II CD Rom Gametek Commodore Amiga CD Rom 1993
Frontier Elite II GameTek Ltd Amiga CD32 CD-ROM 1993
Frontier: Elite II Konami/Gametek Atari ST 3.5 Disk 1993
Nomad Gametek PC CD Rom CD Rom 1993
Frontier Elite II (CD ROM) Gametek/Konami PC CD ROM 1993
Quarantine Gametek PC CD Rom 1994
Star Trek Generations: Beyond the Nexus Gametek Nintendo Game Boy Cartridge 1994
Batman Returns Konami - GameTek Commodore Amiga 3.5 Floppy Disk 1994
Star Crusader Gametek PC CD Rom CD Rom 1994
First Encounters Gametek PC CD ROM 1995
First Encounters (Remastered) Gametek PC CD ROM 1995
Ripper Gametek PC CD-ROM 1996

Information About Gametek:




This exhibit has a reference ID of CH36170. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
  First Encounters Click on the Images
For Detail

Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum