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SkyChase

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Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
57
3.4
Atari ST
...
4.0
DOS
...
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Description

Take to the skies and fight your opponent (computer or human) on a split screen or null-modem link. Takeoffs and landings are handled automatically, so players can focus on shooting each other down. Flyby replays are featured for crashes, so you can gloat over each victory. In one-player mode, the view from your opponent's plane is optional; either way you have a scanner to help locate them. Different levels of ammunition and missile stock can be set, to make for a variety of gameplay options. After the game has been ran for 3 hours, a hidden 'paper plane' mode is added, alongside a roster of topline machines such as the F-16 and MiG-29.

Screenshots

SkyChase Atari ST Watch the scanner for relative positions
SkyChase DOS Shoting the Enemy
SkyChase Amiga MIG-31 Foxhound in front of F-16 Falcon
SkyChase DOS Main Menu

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User Reviews

Fun for its time DOS Tony Van (2688)

The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Sep, 1988 87 out of 100 87
ST/Amiga Format Amiga Sep, 1988 78 out of 100 78
Atari ST User Atari ST Dec, 1988 7 out of 10 70
The One Atari ST Nov, 1988 67 out of 100 67
The One Amiga Oct, 1988 66 out of 100 66
Amiga Power Amiga Oct, 1991 57 out of 100 57
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1988 5.2 out of 12 43
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1988 37 out of 100 37
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1992 34 out of 100 34
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Sep, 1988 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Milestone

SkyChase is the first game to feature multiplayer on a simulator.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Contributed to by Martin Smith (63136) and Tony Van (2688)