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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.

Screenshots

MiG-29 Fulcrum Atari ST Upside down
MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Overview of 'Red Witch' Mission (The objective is to destroy terrorist vehicles and base within the Soviet territory)...
MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Overview of 'Yellow Dragon' Mission (The objective is to teach three Chinese Shenyang Fighters over the Great Wall)...
MiG-29 Fulcrum DOS Your MiG-29 is about to take off (from 'Tower' view)...

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ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Format Amiga Mar, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Raze DOS Feb, 1991 87 out of 100 87
The One for ST Games Atari ST Oct, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 77 out of 100 77
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
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 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

  • 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)

Contributed to by Rola (7750), POMAH (37072) and Martin Smith (62999)