Tarr Chronicles PC

Metascore
60

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
Buy On
  1. There may not be much replayability in this title – save for the proverbial ‘try it again at a harder difficulty setting’ – but what Tarr Chronicles delivers is fun and visually pleasing.
  2. Tarr Chronicles is a solid mid-price space combat title. It may not be the best ever, but is't a solid and fun offering.
  3. Though it may get frustrating at times and is a little slow paced, if you're aching for a chance to fly through the galaxy in a personally-customized flying canister of destruction, Tarr Chronicles might be the game to satisfy the urge.
  4. 70
    Though it's not exceptional in any one area, it manages to provide some enjoyable combat with neat customization options and graphics that are easy on the eyes.
  5. It can be enjoyable enough in short doses, but you may not find yourself motivated to stick with the game until the end, especially when you factor in the inevitable frustrations caused by the game's mission design.
  6. PC Format
    62
    With the combat interminably dull and the story unintelligibly delivered, this isn't the triumphant return of the space shooter we'd hoped for. [Dec 2007, p.62]
  7. Those not expecting too much, who may be pining for an uncomplicated spin through familiar territory will certainly enjoy Tarr Chronicles, but it's no substitute for replaying the utterly fantastic and cheap, "FreeSpace 2." [Christmas 2007, p.92]
  8. Unfortunately, the buggy, short, one-shot gameplay, dodgy AI and disappointing storytelling leave you feeling more alone in the cold, dark reaches of space than behind the stick of the deadliest fighter in the galaxy.
  9. PC Gamer
    50
    Despite its stability problems, impenetrable plot, localization issues, and repetitive missions, Tarr Chronicles will likely still find an audience with long-suffering space simulation fans. [Jan 2008, p.87]
User Score
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User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Jul 13, 2013
    6
    Think: budget space combat game; a watered-down Freelancer that offers little more than standard ship-to-ship dogfighting. There is a decentThink: budget space combat game; a watered-down Freelancer that offers little more than standard ship-to-ship dogfighting. There is a decent ship customization element present, which good choice of chassis, weapons, engines... however, Tarr is a little on the repetitive side, and localisation suffers at times. Full Review »
  2. Oct 3, 2010
    10
    Immersive gameplay nice features like spaceship tuning and some pretty good allies.I like the graphics the sound is ok.Third person view ofImmersive gameplay nice features like spaceship tuning and some pretty good allies.I like the graphics the sound is ok.Third person view of the ship.Nice engines.And i like that you can carry just an amount of weapons.forces you to take strategic decisions for the upcoming mission. Full Review »