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Flightmare (DOS)

Flightmare DOS Introduction

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Description

Fight off a band of vandals and punks with your airplane before they reach your city. One of the earliest shareware games, you pilot a prop plane that is represented in "3D" -- you can see (and manipulate) your plane in both the horizontal and vertical viewpoints. Refuel with your blimp, but don't waste too much time...

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Flightmare DOS Introduction
Flightmare DOS Docking with the blimp to replenish ammunition.
Flightmare DOS If you attack a group with another near, you face them both, as in this truck with its aerial escort.
Flightmare DOS Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Flightmare: The Ultimate Expedition into Horror" -- Tag-lined title

User Reviews

Challenging time-waster Multimedia Mike (17494) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
A novel presentation that should have refined before implementation. Trixter (8734) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

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Message

Flightmare contains this message:

Feel free to copy and distribute this game to friends, user groups, hackers, or your dog. The programmer spent five months on flightmare. If you find it to be entertaining and worth the disk its on, then it would be greatly appreciated if you sent a monetary thank you card of five to fifty dollars.

Peter Adams
882 Hagemann dr
Livermore, CA 94550
Another internal messages is "Vote for Reagan in 1984".
Trixter (8734) added Flightmare (DOS) on Nov 11, 1999