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F-15 Strike Eagle (Commodore 64)

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Description

The seven missions featured in this simulation of F-15 flight are all real-life missions the plane was originally used in. They take in the Middle East and Asia in the 1970s and early 1980s, and have air and ground targets to destroy. You have machine guns, guided missiles and bombs at your disposal. There is an arcade mode and 3 further difficulty levels. The game features 3 enemy aircraft and 3 types of enemy SAMs.

Screenshots

F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Cockpit view
F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Flying a night sortie.
F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Mission selection

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The Press Says

Commodore Force Apr, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Commodore Format Jul, 1991 3 out of 4 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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1987 release date source? 5 Rwolf (7621)
Feb 26, 2015

Trivia

Arcade mode

For the severely coordination-challenged, there is an arcade mode in the game. It differs from the regular mode in that it does not allow banking; rudder turns only. If the player got hit into a slight bank, they're stuck in that bank.

F-15

In real-life, the F-15 is a land-based aircraft, but apparently not in this sim, as the player can takeoff and land on a carrier.

Graphics

F-15 Strike Eagle is one of the few games to support EGA's nearly-unknown 160x200x16 mode.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims (Check 'em out)
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1985 (Vol. 5.5) - Action Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Information also contributed by Kasey Chang.
PCGamer77 (3020) added F-15 Strike Eagle (Commodore 64) on Apr 03, 2003
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