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Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation cover
Developers
MicroProse
Publishers
MicroProse
Release dates
Windows May 1999
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres 4X, TBS
Themes Sci-fi, Space
Series Star Trek
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation on IGDB
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation on MobyGames
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation on Wikipedia
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 1989
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary 1992
Star Trek: Judgment Rites 1993
Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity 1995
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Harbinger 1996
Star Trek: Klingon 1996
Star Trek: Borg 1996
Star Trek: Generations 1997
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 1997
Star Trek Pinball 1998
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard 1998
Star Trek: Starship Creator (series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation 1999
Star Trek: Starfleet Command (series)
Star Trek: Hidden Evil 1999
Star Trek: Armada (series)
Star Trek: ConQuest Online 2000
Star Trek: Klingon Academy 2000
Star Trek: New Worlds 2000
Star Trek: Elite Force (series)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Fallen 2000
Star Trek: Away Team 2001
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Dominion Wars 2001
Star Trek: Bridge Commander 2002
Star Trek: Legacy 2006
Star Trek DAC 2009
Star Trek Online 2010
Star Trek (2013) 2013
Star Trek Timelines 2016
Star Trek: Bridge Crew 2017
Star Trek: Legend‪s‬ 2021
Star Trek Fleet Command 2021

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).

Key points

Using DxWnd has been known to improve performance on newer operating systems.
Armada Fleet Command - fansite for Star Trek Armada and Birth of the Federation games

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v1 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements

Official patches

  • Patch 1.02 is the latest official version.
  • A hotfix for v1.00 and v1.02 exists to fix crashes in tactical combat mode, but it is incompatible with the unofficial Joker patch.

Unofficial patches

  • The Joker patch is the most commonly used unofficial patch, aimed at fixing bugs and compatibility with the Windows NT family of operating systems.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows

Save game data location

System Location
Windows

Video

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
5
Online play

Connection types

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.


System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Pentium 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 160 MB
Video card (GPU) 16-bit color
2 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References