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A space-based strategy/shooter where you must mine the asteroids around you for precious metals to sell, in order to upgrade your ship with the latest weapons and equipment. To complete a level you need to earn a fixed amount of money, either from mining or bounty from destroying rival miners. Working against you is a small fleet of Rival mining ships equipped with a variety of weapons. You can mind your own business and mine the asteroids for money, or actively seek out the opposition and hunt them down for bounty payments.

Features:
- large 2D scrolling play areas
- a variety of different planets to refuel and trade at
- six different precious (and not so precious) minerals to mine
- variety of different enemy ships each with differing strengths speeds and weapons
- a range of weapons from the humble laser up to guided missiles which lock on to enemy ships and fly around asteroids
- limited fuel (dock at any planet to refuel)
- minefields with proximity based charges
- stars (even binary systems) with gravity
- radar system to spot planets and enemy ships
- planetary shield systems to safeguard docked craft
- auto-repairing shield systems
- multiplayer mode for up to 8 players to fight a deathmatch amongst the asteroids

This game is also known as Star Miner.

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Asteroid Miner Windows demo

Asteroid Miner Windows demo

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Windows demo of Asteroid Miner, a space-based strategy/shooter where you must mine the asteroids around you for precious metals to sell.

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benjaminshurts
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Anyone know how to get the full version and to speed it up on win 8/10?

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runs extremely slow, solution? Using windows 10

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returns error saying "d3drm.dll is missing from your computer"

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download .dll and copy in game directory
Dll-files.com

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