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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 Atari ST Looping the loop, from an outside view
MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Over the Great Wall in China...
MiG-29 Fulcrum Atari ST Upside down
MiG-29 Fulcrum Atari ST The blue mission loading

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Format Amiga Mar, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Raze DOS Feb, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Dec, 1990 9.6 out of 12 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Dec, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Action Amiga Mar, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Atari ST User Atari ST Apr, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Power Play Atari ST May, 1991 64 out of 100 64
PC-Spiele '92 DOS 1991 5 out of 10 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Acorn 32-bit Feb, 1992 6 out of 12 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

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) – #94 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • ST Format
    • August 1991 (Issue #8) – #5 Top Atari ST Classic Games (Editorial staff vote)

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