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A-10 Cuba!

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
82
4.1
Windows
70
3.6
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Description

A-10 Cuba!, the sequel to A-10 Attack!, is a military air combat simulator featuring the Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II ground attack aircraft, otherwise known as the "Warthog." Like its predecessor, it is a highly realistic simulator with a 3D polygonal graphics engine. New features include more detailed graphics and 12 missions set in an expansive, intricate model of Cuba. Four additional multiplayer-only environments allow up to eight players to compete on a LAN.

The game provides a detailed 2D cockpit with clickable buttons and switches. A wide variety of weapons are available for air-air and air-ground combat, including Sidewinder, Hellfire, Maverick and HARM missiles and free-fall, laser-guided, and cluster bombs. Rockets and the Warthog's famous GAU-8 Avenger gatling gun round out the arsenal.

Physics, damage and avionics are simulated in great detail.

The Macintosh version also includes a mission editor.

Screenshots

A-10 Cuba! Windows Dropping bombs in CCIP mode.
A-10 Cuba! Windows Nice polygonal aircraft models
A-10 Cuba! Windows Full instruments view
A-10 Cuba! Windows Maverick A-G missile in flight

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User Reviews

An Engrossing, Addictive, Must-Have Simulator Windows SiliconClassics (843)
Too bad it wasn't the Mac version... Windows Maury Markowitz (226)
Great first combat simulator with desert training and lots of weapons! Windows Donald Terry (3)
A-10 Cuba! Windows Pete Hawk (5)

The Press Says

Mac Gamer Macintosh Jun 26, 1996 100 out of 100 100
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Feb, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Team Windows Feb, 1997 85 out of 100 85
High Score Windows Feb, 1997 4 out of 5 80
Gamesmania Windows 1997 80 out of 100 80
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jan 01, 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Windows Jan, 1997 68 out of 100 68
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jan, 1997 28 out of 100 28

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