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Falcon

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Developed by
Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
79
4.1
Atari ST
...
4.6
Macintosh
...
4.5
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Description

The long Falcon simulation legacy of hardcore simulations of the F-16 fighter plane begins here. The plane's electronic displays and radars are simulated fully, with 4 styles of HUD. Not only can your plane barrel-roll and scissor, the enemy planes can too, with Artificial Intelligence recreating the moves of a real pilot. This was one of the earliest games to offer head-to-head play by linking two machines. It comes with a massive manual, detailing all those functions.

Screenshots

Falcon DOS Title screen (Tandy)
Falcon DOS Title screen (CGA)
Falcon Macintosh Roster sign-up
Falcon Amiga Left-hand cockpit view

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The Press Says

Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1990 94 out of 100 94
The One Amiga Jan, 1989 93 out of 100 93
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 91 out of 100 91
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Power Play Atari ST Feb, 1989 90 out of 100 90
ST Format Atari ST Nov, 1992 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Macintosh Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Awards

  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 12/1999 - #20 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking
  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1989 - Best Simulation in 1988

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