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A-10 Tank Killer is obviously enough a flight simulation of the USAF's A-10 Thunderbolt - or Warthog as it is affectionately known by all 'Hog -Drivers'. Those of you weaned on little else but F-16s might wonder what the hell an A-10 actually is. Primarily, they are used alongside battlefield helicopters in the close air support role. They are slow enough to identify and attack ground targets but they come with high survivability and a greater weapons load than helicopters. A-10s have a distinctive shape and the largest and mast powerful gun ever mounted on an aircraft. Called the Avenger 30mm cannon, it fires depleted uranium shells at a rate of 4,200 rounds per minute. Enough to atomise a tank at 4,000 yards. It is generally rated as being 'one mean muvva'.
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft
Ausgezeichnete englische Anleitung plus großer Poster. Im VGA-Modus eine absolute Pracht, bei CGA und EGA geht‘s aber stark abwärts. Unterstützt Maus und Joystick, eine Festplatte ist dringend zu empfehlen (4 Disks).
Although Tank Killer hasn't received a lot of hype I had heard generous amounts of praise for the PC version and was looking forward to the Amiga game. What a disappointment. As far as flight sims go it isn't too bad but when you compare it to the likes of Falcon and F-19 it just doesn't make the mark. The graphics are brilliant in places and appalling in others which sums up the whole game. A package of mixed quality that leaves me feeling that more could have been made of it. For flight sims fans only.
Alles in allem eine etwas enttäuschende Umsetzung dieses eigentlich ausgezeichneten Flugsimulators. Dennoch: Wer gerne mit einem handlichen und pflegeleichten Maschinchen durch die Lüfte segelt, ist bei A-10 Tank Killer ganz gut aufgehoben.