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F-22 Lightning II (DOS)

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Description

Yet another simulation of the yet to enter service F-22, probably the most advanced fighter of the world. As with most Novalogic games, however, the emphasis here is on action and graphics, rather than in simulating the real thing.

The game offers a standard series of campaigns as well as a quick mission mode and multiplayer support for deathmatch and cooperative games using a feature similar to the "spawn" feature found on WarCraft 2.

Screenshots

F-22 Lightning II DOS Runway, external view
F-22 Lightning II DOS Runway, cockpit view
F-22 Lightning II DOS Main menu
F-22 Lightning II DOS Flying over the desert, external view

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The Press Says

Gamezilla 1996 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania 1996 80 out of 100 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play Oct, 1996 75 out of 100 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Patch

1.01.00.18 patch updates:

This upgrade adds the following features:
Windows 95 shortcuts:
Adds shortcuts to F-22 in the Start Menu and on the Desktop.

Chat mode:
Chat mode is accessed by pressing the "T" key. A composition overlay will appear. When there are more than 2 players, a receiver for the message must be chosen. Chat mode is not available on all screens.

Additional views:
Look Left - Keyboard Forward Slash
Look Right - Keypad Asterisc (star)
Look Up - Keypad Minus
Look Back - Keypad Plus

More Quick Missions:
Added Campaign 5 missions to the Quick Mission menu.

More joysticks supported:
Native support for CH Combat Stick, Sidewinder 3D Pro I & II.

This upgrade also contains the following maintenance fixes: Video:
VESA 1.0 override (this does not correct installation problems)

Sound:
Static in digital sound and music

Crashes caused when trying to use daughterboards
Modems:
F-22 will now recognize modems using IRQ's higher than 7
thf (152334) added F-22 Lightning II (DOS) on Jul 08, 2009
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