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Combat Lynx

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Description

A semi-realistic helicopter battle game, viewed from behind. Allied bases must be protected from air and land attacks, and soldiers transported between them. The Combat Lynx is equipped with various weapons, including mines and heat-seeking missiles. A map enables the player to keep track of enemy forces. Includes various difficulty levels.

Screenshots

Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum I wonder if anyone actually tried this?
Combat Lynx Commodore 64 Loading screen
Combat Lynx Commodore 64 Arming the helicopter
Combat Lynx Amstrad CPC Your stats.

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The Press Says

Micro 7 Amstrad CPC Jul, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Tilt Amstrad CPC Jul, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Dec, 1984 6 out of 15 40

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Development

During the game's development, Durell sent its programmers to try out flying a real Westland helicopter, in the hope of improving the game's realism.
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