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DescriptionOperation Harrier is an action game starring Britain's famous VTOL aircraft. It uses an enhanced version of the Rotoscape system first used in Creative Materials' earlier Rotox: the own plane is seen from the top and when steering left or right the polygonally rendered background rotates around it. A new addition is the ability to change altitude.
The game consists of several missions, each with a specific goal like destroying an enemy cruiser or power plant or defending an airfield from enemy fighters. Before a mission, the Harrier can be armed with a variety of weapons, including air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles as well as two types of bombs. Standard armament is a forward-firing cannon with unlimited ammunition. A radar screen and a map help finding the enemy during a mission. Fuel is limited, but in some missions in-air refueling is possible. While the Harrier can survive a few hits, it can also be repaired (and refueled) after mission's end. Sometimes it is also possible to make a mid-mission resupply landing at a friendly base.
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The Press Says
|The One||Oct, 1990||78 out of 100||78|
|Amiga Action||Oct, 1990||67 out of 100||67|
|Amiga Format||Oct, 1990||64 out of 100||64|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Oct, 1990||613 out of 1000||61|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Jan, 1991||5 out of 12||42|
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