DescriptionFlight Sim Toolkit is a feature-rich package of tools with which you can create your own custom aircraft, worlds, and challenging flight sim scenarios.
A Windows based set of tools allows you to save your creations as stand-alone DOS games. These tools include a world editor with which to create custom landscapes, a shape editor that allows the creation of objects (e.g., trees, cars, houses) that can be placed on the landscape, a color editor that allows control over the game's palette, a cockpit editor with which to develop the in-cockpit graphics, and a model editor with which to develop flight models for aircraft.
FST includes a fully working, flight simulation game called "Top Gun". Aside from being a game that can be played in itself, players can opt to use the tools in FST to alter elements of Top Gun into a whole new gaming experience.
|A powerful, cumbersome, and buggy toolkit for designing your own flight sims.||Les Nessman (263)|
|PC Gamer||May, 1994||87 out of 100||87|
|Power Unlimited||Mar, 1994||8.4 out of 10||84|
|Top Secret||Mar, 1994||8 out of 10||80|
|PC Games (Germany)||Mar, 1994||70 out of 100||70|
|PC Player (Germany)||Jan, 1994||70 out of 100||70|
|Play Time||Feb, 1994||65 out of 100||65|
|High Score||Mar, 1994||0 out of 5||0|
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Unofficial updateIn April 1999, Simis announced the development of "FST - Enthusiasts Update" by a team of independent programmers. FST - Enthusiasts Update was to include new and improved editors, virtual cockpit views, and texture mapping. The project was released as freeware by DiGiaCom Technologies but is no longer readily available.
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #13 Most Innovative Computer Game
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