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Description

A semi-realistic helicopter battle game, viewed from behind. Allied bases must be protected from air and land attacks, and soldiers transported between them. The Combat Lynx is equipped with various weapons, including mines and heat-seeking missiles. A map enables the player to keep track of enemy forces. Includes various difficulty levels.

Screenshots

Combat Lynx BBC Micro Choosing game options.
Combat Lynx BBC Micro Map screen.
Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum I wonder if anyone actually tried this?
Combat Lynx Amstrad CPC Your stats.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Combat Lynx: Air to Ground-Battle Simulation" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Combat Lynx: 3D Helicopter Simulation" -- Tag-lined title (Encore release)

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Critic Reviews

Home Computing Weekly ZX Spectrum Dec 04, 1984 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Crash! ZX Spectrum Nov, 1984 88 out of 100 88
Tilt Amstrad CPC Jul, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Dec, 1984 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Feb, 1985 30 out of 40 75
CPC Game Reviews Amstrad CPC Aug 28, 2021 7 out of 10 70
Personal Computer Games Commodore 64 Feb, 1985 6 out of 10 60
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 5 out of 10 50
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Dec, 1984 6 out of 15 40
MicroHobby ZX Spectrum Nov 13, 1984 Unscored Unscored

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Development

During the game's development, Durell sent its programmers to try out flying a real Westland helicopter, in the hope of improving the game's realism.
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