NASA has once again landed on the lunar surface with the goal of colonization, research, and further exploration. Shortly after the return to the Moon, NASA has established a small outpost on the south pole of the moon called Moonbase Alpha.
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (165 reviews) - 83% of the 165 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (7,786 reviews) - 90% of the 7,786 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 6, 2010

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About This Game

NASA has once again landed on the lunar surface with the goal of colonization, research, and further exploration. Shortly after the return to the Moon, NASA has established a small outpost on the south pole of the moon called Moonbase Alpha. Utilizing solar energy and regolith processing, the moonbase has become self-sufficient and plans for further expansion are underway.
In Moonbase Alpha, you assume the exciting role of an astronaut working to further human expansion and research. Returning from a research expedition, you witness a meteorite impact that cripples the life support capability of the settlement. With precious minutes ticking away, you and your team must repair and replace equipment in order to restore the oxygen production to the settlement.
Team coordination along with the proper use and allocation of your available resources (player controlled robots, rovers, repair tools, etc.) are key to your overall success. There are several ways in which you can successfully restore the life support system of the lunar base, but since you are scored on the time spent to complete the task, you have to work effectively as a team, learn from decisions made in previous gaming sessions, and make intelligence decisions in order to top the leaderboards.

Key features:

Team up with your friends...

The fate of a lunar colony rests on the shoulders of you and your team. Communicate and coordinate efforts with up to six players (LAN and internet) by using voice over communication.
Utilize the latest in NASA technology...

A fully functional rover that utilizes lunar physics is available to transport both players and supplies to all reaches of the lunar colony. You can build and pilot your own repair robot in order to fix crucial systems before time runs out.
Immerse yourself in an awe-inspiring lunar environment...

Take your first steps on the moon's surface in a truly accurate lunar moonscape that is unmatched in any other application.
Compete with your friends to reach the top of the leaderboards...

Do you have what takes it to be number one? When you win, your score will automatically be posted to the leaderboards for everyone to see.
A unique experience each time..

With multiple paths for game success, you'll need to learn to work effectively as a team, learn from decisions made in previous gaming sessions, and make intelligent decisions in order to top the leaderboards.
Tailor your game to fit your gameplay style...

Do you want to play with two players or six? With multiple game maps you can select the game environment that best suits your team's needs.

System Requirements

    Minimum
    • OS: Win XP SP3
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHZ Single Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB of System RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 7000-series or ATI Radeon X1900 Video Card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB of Free Hard Drive Space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compliant audio
    Recommended
    • OS: Win XP SP3 / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.4+ GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 4+ GB of System RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 9000+ or ATI Radeon 3600+ Video Card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB of Free Hard Drive Space
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Very Positive (165 reviews)
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Very Positive (7,786 reviews)
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[TCG] Wheatley
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Moonbase Alpha is a extremely realistic Stephen Hawking simulator. if you like Stephen Hawking you should get this game
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stop the patriarchy
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
John Madden! John Madden! John Madden!
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Lord_Kev
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
ground control to major tom
ground control to major tom
take your protein pills and put your helmet on
ground control to major tom
commencing countdown engies on

i miss d bowie still
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Action Gnome
( 6.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
random humor + stephen hawking = hours of pointless fun
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GreenGuy17
( 7.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Text to Speech?
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GhostZen
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
noice


-signed signed
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PrimoXD
( 17.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Downloaded the game, turned on text-to-speech option and poof, my sides are busted.

The game is very educational btw.

10/10 best game ever
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Blel Meatspank
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
You get to make Microsoft Sam say "SNNNNNAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKKKKKKKKEEEE" in a weird way






































































5/5 Masterpiece
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◆Dedly
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
I like the speech 69/69.01
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
31 of 45 people (69%) found this review helpful
43 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
I ran as far as I could and eventually I saw a green screen.

10/10 would believe that the moon landing was real
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20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 6
This is a non-violent game that puts players on a moon base. Use different machines and tools to solve problems with the base. This game is fun for all ages.
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
While the lack of a linux or macintosh system version infuriates me, the game is very good for what it is - a game about fixing a moonbase as Stephen Hawking.
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47 of 83 people (57%) found this review helpful
77 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
0/10 Not enough whalers on the moon, carrying harpoons, but since there ain't no whales, they sing tall tales, while singing their whaling tune.
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
best text to speech of all time
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14 of 22 people (64%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
You know why everyone loves this game.......





Text to speech
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25 of 43 people (58%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
No JETPACKS...YYYYY.......hope its in the sequel.

Tried to fly off into space coz the moon has 16.5% gravity of the earth, couldnt....hope its in the sequel.

Not an open sandbox..... hope its in the sequel.

Oh right, Forgot it was FREE.......hope its in the sequel.

Overall enjoyed my time in a crater on the moon.

"Houston, We need a sequel".
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
this game is really great because with text to speech you can have a good time here is the batman theme song that you can play in it [nae<99,20>nae<99,20>nae<99,19>nae<99,19>nae<99,18>nae<99,18>nae<99,19>bae<140,25>ttmae<600,26>nn] you can extend if you want but thats why i like this game its funny for doing stuff like that
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Went to space, all I did was weld things
10/10 would be a handy man again
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