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Delta Force: Black Hawk Down (Macintosh)

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Description

Delta Force: Black Hawk Down is a first-person action game that takes place in Somalia, where the famous Mogadishu operation took place. The game is based on real events that were also depicted in a book and a movie "Black Hawk Down". First half of the game consists of varied missions that Delta Force soldiers had to engage into, like defending UN food convoys, rescuing hostages or destroying weapon shipments.

Second half of the game covers the events of the mission Irene on October 3rd, 1993. It's goal was to capture two lieutenants of the Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid and was expected to last less than 30 minutes, but after two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down, it took US soldiers more than 16 hours to return to safety. 18 US soldiers, 1 Malaysian and hundreds of Somalis were killed. A 19th SFC. Matt Rierson died two days later in an mortar attack.

On most missions the player works as a member of a small Delta Force team, working in co-operation with US Army Rangers or UN forces. Some missions include the player riding as a machine-gunner on a Humvee or a helicopter (including Black Hawks).

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There are 20 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "三角洲特种部队:黑鹰坠落" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Отряд Дельта: Операция "Черный Ястреб"" -- Russian spelling
  • "Delta Force: Operaciya "Chernyj Yastreb"" -- Russian title
  • "Delta Force: Helikopter w Ogniu" -- Polish title

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The Press Says

Mac Gamer Jul 28, 2004 82 out of 100 82
Games4Mac 2004 79 out of 100 79
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Jul 22, 2004 7.75 out of 10 78
Macworld Sep 17, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
AppleLinks.Com Sep 22, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
JeuxMac.com Jul, 2004 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

Charity

A portion of the proceeds of Delta Force: Black Hawk Down (for all platforms) is donated to The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to children of Special Operations armed forces killed in action.

German version

In the German version all blood effects where removed.

Mark Bowden

Investigative journalist Mark Bowden, who wrote the book Black Hawk Down (on which the 2001 Ridley Scott film was based), was reportedly approached by Novalogic to lend his expertise to this game...which he refused.

Multiplayer

The Xbox version of Delta Force: Black Hawk Down broke the record (at the time of release) for the largest multiplayer game on the Xbox by allowing up to 50 players in one game.

Information also contributed by cle0fus.

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Corn Popper (69505) added Delta Force: Black Hawk Down (Macintosh) on Apr 13, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Paranoid Opressor (167) and Kabushi (120960)