Falcon Patrol

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BBC Micro
Commodore 16, Plus/4
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Falcon Patrol is a two-way side-scrolling shooter. Players fly a jet across a looping area and must shoot down attacking aircraft. A small radar at the bottom of the screen shows the enemies' position. Fuel and rockets are limited, but there are several landing platforms where the jet can be refueled and resupplied. Before the jet is able to land however, it needs to be brought to a full halt right above the platform, leaving it vulnerable to attacks. Landing platforms can also be destroyed if they are bombed or enemy planes crash into them. As the game progresses, enemies attack in increasingly large and difficult waves.


Falcon Patrol VIC-20 Title screen
Falcon Patrol Commodore 16, Plus/4 Title Screen.
Falcon Patrol Commodore 64 Starting location
Falcon Patrol Commodore 16, Plus/4 Flying over the landscape.

Alternate Titles

  • "Skyhawk" -- VIC-20/C16/MSX/BBC Micro/Electron title

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Your Commodore Commodore 16, Plus/4 Jul, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Zzap! Commodore 16, Plus/4 Aug, 1987 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 16, Plus/4 Dec, 1986 5.75 out of 10 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) BBC Micro Jan, 1987 4 out of 12 33
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Electron Jan, 1987 4 out of 12 33
Computer Gamer Electron May, 1987 30 out of 100 30
Computer Gamer BBC Micro May, 1987 30 out of 100 30


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The game was remade for Windows in October 2007 as Patrol Falcon.

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