Strike Fleet

Critic Score User Score
DOS
...
3.4
Amiga
...
...
Atari ST
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4.0
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Description

Strike Fleet is the unofficial sequel to PHM Pegasus which was developed by Lucasfilm Games in 1987. But instead of simulating hydrofoils you can now command a complete fleet of war ships into several missions. These missions are related to political events that were of interest when the first version of the game was released in 1987.

As captain of the fleet you can switch between different ships of your fleet and even command helicopters to support your mission.

Screenshots

Strike Fleet DOS Beginning a new game (CGA)
Strike Fleet Commodore 64 Title screen
Strike Fleet DOS Beginning a new game (EGA)
Strike Fleet DOS Plot a course for the mission (CGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Strike Fleet: The Naval Task Force Simulator" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Strikefleet" -- Alternate spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 May, 1988 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga Jan, 1992 81 out of 100 81
ST Format Atari ST Oct, 1993 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS May, 1989 735 out of 1000 74
Power Play Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Commodore User Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Apr, 1989 64 out of 100 64
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1992 63 out of 100 63

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Trivia

The DOS version of Strike Fleet comes with two additional scenarios. The first is the fictional "Battle for Bunker Hill" in which the Aegis cruiser Bunker Hill is ambushed by Soviet forces after responding to a false distress signal. Damn commies!
The second, "One for the Gipper", is a recreation of an actual battle between a US Navy task force and Iranian forces that took place on April 17, 1988.
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