Merlin Challenge (DOS)

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In this game you fly the Royal Navy Merlin helicopter, within the environment of the Navy's training simulation. The action is viewed in 3D from one of a range of camera angles, and digitised sound effects are included. You begin near a frigate, and the aim is simply to land on the stern of the ship. There are three difficulty levels, which increase the realism of the flight model, as well as adding other factors such as wind. Once you touch down, you are given a comprehensive scoring and review of your landing.


Merlin Challenge DOS Here you can see the statistics of your landing and can improve your skills
Merlin Challenge DOS There you are!
Merlin Challenge DOS Another copter fly-by just above Merlin
Merlin Challenge DOS The Royal Navy

Alternate Titles

  • "Merlin Challenge: Britain's Finest Warbird" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Merlin" -- Informal name

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PC Joker Nov, 1993 40 out of 100 40
High Score Jan, 1994 2 out of 5 40
Génération 4 Dec, 1993 24 out of 100 24


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The Merlin Helicopter Challenge was developed for use by the Royal Navy for recruitment purposes. Later their give permission to release Merlin to the general public.
p-kun (207) added Merlin Challenge (DOS) on Mar 02, 2003