XCOM: UFO Defense
Unofficial Strategy Guide and FAQ
by Kasey Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
released January 17, 2002
0.1 A WORD FROM THE AUTHOR
Thanks for the tremendous response all over the net! The guide
was uploaded to practically to wherever XCOM and UFO are sold
(and probably far beyond), and many people have provided helpful
feedback that were incorporated into this and previous revisions.
This is a FAQ, NOT a manual. You won’t learn how to play the game
with this document, and I’m NOT about to add it to ease the life
of software pirates.
This USG only covers the PC version since that’s the only version
that I have. Other versions should be SIMILAR but may not be
This version replaces any earlier versions previously released.
0.2 TERMS OF DISTRIBUTION
This document is copyrighted by Kuo-Sheng “Kasey” Chang (c) 1994-
2002, all rights reserved excepted as noted above in the
This document is available FREE of charge subjected to the
1) This notice and author’s name must accompany all copies of
this document: “XCOM:UFO Defense Unofficial Strategy Guide and
FAQ” is copyrighted (c) 1994-2002 by Kasey K.S. Chang, all rights
reserved except as noted in the disclaimer.”
2) This document must NOT be modified in any form or manner
without prior permission of the author with the following
exception: if you wish to convert this document to a different
file format or archive format, with no change to the content,
then no permission is needed.
2a) In case you can’t read, that means TXT only. No banners, no
HTML borders, no cutting up into multiple pages to get you more
banner hits, and esp. no adding your site name to the site list.
3) No charge other than “reasonable” compensation should charged
for its distribution. (Free is preferred) Sale of this
information is expressly prohibited. If you see any one selling
this guide, drop me a line.
4) If you used material from this, PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE the source,
else it is plagiarism.
5) The author hereby grants all games-related web sites the right
to archive and link to this document to share among the game
fandom, provided that all above restrictions are followed.
Sidenote: The above conditions are known as a statutory contract.
If you meet them, then you are entitled to the rights I give you
in 5), i.e. archive and display this document on your website. If
you don’t follow them, you did not meet the statutory contract
conditions, you have no right to display this document. If you
still do so, then you are infringing upon my copyright. This
section was added for any websites who don’t seem to understand
For the gamers: You are under NO obligation to send me ANY
compensation. However, I do ask for a VOLUNTARY contribution of
one (1) US Dollar if you live in the United States, and if you
believe this guide helped your game. If you choose to do so,
please make your US$1.00 check or $1.00 worth of stamp to “Kuo-
Sheng Chang”, and send it to “2220 Turk Blvd. #6, San Francisco,
CA 94118 USA”.