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MiG-29 Fulcrum

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Amiga
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3.5
DOS
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3.5
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Description

The MiG-29 plane, nicknamed Fulcrum by the West, features in this flight simulation, professionally modeled by former British Aerospace flight simulator designers. You are armed with cannons, rockets and Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground missiles. Aerodynamics, blackouts and physics are all recreated. There are six missions to take on, starting with your basic training.

After this, there are four diverse missions with colour-coded identification, and a final extra-tough mission you can only do once you have successfully completed the others. The missions involve arctic reconnaissance, dogfighting over the Great Wall of China, an oil refinery, and destroying terrorist infrastructure. Your final task involves destroying a nuclear plant in the desert. Missions have primary and secondary objectives affecting scoring.

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MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Overview of secret 'Desert Strike' Mission (The objective is to destroy nuclear facility and support complexes in Middle Eastern country)...
MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Rear view after having taken off ...
MiG-29 Fulcrum Atari ST External view shows some mounds
MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Copyright Information

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The Press Says

ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1991 92 out of 100 92
The One DOS Jan, 1991 89 out of 100 89
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Atari ST User Atari ST Apr, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Apr, 1991 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1991 64 out of 100 64
Power Play DOS Mar, 1991 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Atari ST May, 1991 64 out of 100 64
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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The packaging features a quote "The most realistic high 'g' flight simulator for the home computer", attributed to John Farley, "The first European to have flown a MiG-29 Fulcrum".

Awards

  • ST Format
    • August 1991 (Issue #8) – #5 Top Atari ST Classic Games (Editorial staff vote)

Contributed to by Rola (7131), POMAH (33731) and Martin Smith (63162)