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Comanche: Maximum Overkill (DOS)

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Comanche: Maximum Overkill is the first helicopter simulator to showcase NovaLogic's Voxel engine, which renders organic and lifelike terrain and realistic looking objects that no other game using polygons could match. It features the Army's experimental RAH-66 Comanche light attack helicopter (LHX).

The game features a simple flight model and allows the player's helicopter to take much more damage than it could in reality. Additionally, weapons on the Comanche feature deadly accuracy and power.

There are over 20 scripted campaign missions, similar to all other NovaLogic simulations.


Comanche: Maximum Overkill DOS Great logo view
Comanche: Maximum Overkill DOS RAH-66 Overview
Comanche: Maximum Overkill DOS Voxel-Space Rivers and Hills
Comanche: Maximum Overkill DOS Mission starts

Alternate Titles

  • "超級卡曼契" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Comanche: Operation White Lightning" -- German title

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User Reviews

Beautiful Graphics, Horrible Simulator SiliconClassics (843) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars
The only flight simulator I could ever play... Simon Haller (17) unrated

The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1992 12 out of 12 100
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1993 92 out of 100 92
Game Players Mar, 1993 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Player (Germany) Apr, 1994 86 out of 100 86
The DOS Spirit Dec 16, 2008 5 out of 6 83
Top Secret Jan, 1993 4 out of 5 80
PC Joker Jan, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Power Play Dec, 1992 64 out of 100 64


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blefuscu (424) added Comanche: Maximum Overkill (DOS) on Oct 03, 2001