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Description

The seven missions featured in this simulation of F-15 flight are all real-life missions the plane was originally used in. They take in the Middle East and Asia in the 1970s and early 1980s, and have air and ground targets to destroy. You have machine guns, guided missiles and bombs at your disposal. There is an arcade mode and 3 further difficulty levels. The game features 3 enemy aircraft and 3 types of enemy SAMs.

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F-15 Strike Eagle MSX Don't run out of fuel (MSX2).
F-15 Strike Eagle PC Booter Graphics Configuration (version 402.02) (EGA)
F-15 Strike Eagle MSX The start of a mission (MSX2).
F-15 Strike Eagle Thomson TO Flying over the desert

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Dec, 1987 815 out of 1000 82
Commodore User Commodore 64 Mar, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Mega Fun Game Boy Sep, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Consoles Plus NES Apr, 1992 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Game Boy Dec, 1992 47 out of 100 47
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Play Time NES Jun, 1992 36 out of 100 36
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Jun, 1992 14 out of 40 35
Questicle.net NES Dec, 2011 D 25
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Dec, 1984 Unscored Unscored

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1987 release date source? 5 Rwolf (15367)
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Trivia

Arcade mode

For the severely coordination-challenged, there is an arcade mode in the game. It differs from the regular mode in that it does not allow banking; rudder turns only. If the player got hit into a slight bank, they're stuck in that bank.

F-15

In real-life, the F-15 is a land-based aircraft, but apparently not in this sim, as the player can takeoff and land on a carrier.

Graphics

F-15 Strike Eagle is one of the few games to support EGA's nearly-unknown 160x200x16 mode.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims (Check 'em out)
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1985 (Vol. 5.5) - Action Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Information also contributed by Kasey Chang.
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