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A-10 Tank Killer (DOS)

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Advertising Blurbs

Ad in Game Player's PC Strategy Guide, May/June 1990:

    DIRECT HIT!



    The word is out. A-10 Tank Killer is HOT! Join the thousands who have already experienced the devastating power of the ugliest, most indestructible plane ever built, the A-10 Thunderbolt II!

    Fly through smoke-filled battlefields, ripping apart enemy tanks with your 30mm "tank killing" cannon. Sustain damage that would cripple any other aircraft and laugh when your wing or engine gets blown off during battle. Intercept radio messages, get strategy tips from Jake, your co-pilot, plot your course and head out to kick some butt!

    Easy-to-use controls, seven missions, incredible bit-map explosions, a Campaign mode, an actual digitized A-10 cockpit and 256 color VGA graphics.

    If you still haven't tried out A-10, pick up a copy and discover what everyone else already knows: A-10 Tank Killer is more than just another simulation... it's an experience!

    "Tank Killer really captures the excitement and intensity of A-10 combat."
    -Fred Zickrick: A-10 Pilot

    "If you're looking for a realistic combat flight simulator... grab A-10. It's the most exciting way to get into air combat short of enlisting."
    -Denny Arkin: COMPUTE!

    "Superb sound and graphics, a hallmark of Dynamix, generate nail-biting excitement..."
    -VideoGames & Computer Entertainment

    "The explosion sequences of A-10 are superb. Hitting an enemy tank will yield a crimson fireball wending its way into the sky. It looks real!!"
    -M. Evan Brooks: Computer Gaming World

    Contributed by Belboz (6513) on Nov 02, 2001.

From the back cover:

    25 Tons of Flying Mass Destruction
    Experience the A-10 Thunderbolt II



    In A-10: TANK KILLER, you take command of the ugliest, most indestructible and devastating plane ever built, the A-10 Thunderbolt II, affectionately known as "the Warthog."

    Fly low and dirty through smoke-filled battlefields, ripping apart enemy tanks with your 30mm "tank killing" cannon. The battle comes up fast and furious as you skim the ground to support allied troops. Take hits that would cripple any other aircraft and laugh when a wing or engine gets blown off during battle. Intercept radio messages, get strategy tips from Jake, your co-pilot, and take your stomach on a 3 Dimensional roller-coaster ride it'll never forget. All this in unbelievably brilliant 256 color VGA, of course.

    How much can you handle?



    • Visual Heat through full VGA support. The art, the 3-D worlds, everything. All in 256 explosive colors.
    • Six different missions, each one in tank-blowing solid-filled 3-D.
    • One of the most complex character intelligence systems ever developed. In this game, the battle starts with or without you!
    • Incredible explosions! Big tanks make a big boom.
    • Unique character interaction system. Radio messages, crew talk and animated briefing/debriefing with your CO all bring the reality and depth of game play to a new level.
    • Campaign Continuity. In Campaign mode, the goals of each mission are connected. So...screw up early on and you're gonna pay for it later!
    • Easy to use control systems including on-line help in the form of your co-pilot, Jake.
    • 10 camera viewpoints: 3 internal and 7 external including Victim and Engagement views that take you outside to watch the devastation from a distance.
    • VCR Interface: With the push of a button, at any time during play, you have complete control over World Detail Levels, Viewscreen Size and other game play preferences.
    • Full musical score adds a new dimension to simulation combat.

    Contributed by Belboz (6513) on Sep 23, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    You are about to take command of the ugliest, most indestructable and devastating plane ever built, the A-10 Thunderbolt II, affectionately known as "the Warthog".

    Fly low and dirty through smoke-filled battlefields, ripping apart enemy tanks with your 30MM "Tank Killer" cannon. The battle comes up fast and furious as you skim the ground to support your troops. Take hits that would cripple any other aircraft. Intercept radio messages, get strategy tips from your co-pilot "Jake"; and take your stomach on a 3D roller-coaster ride it'll never forget.

    Contributed by Jon de Ojeda (535) on Sep 30, 2000.