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This flight simulator puts you in the cockpit of either the F-22 or the fictional F-29.

Choose from four campaigns with increasing difficulty: a training campaign in Arizona plus real war campaigns in the Pacific, the Middle East and in Europe.

Each campaign includes a variety of missions involving both dogfights and air-to-ground attacks.


F29 Retaliator DOS Fighter fly-by (EGA)
F29 Retaliator DOS Desert strike (VGA)
F29 Retaliator DOS I just shot one of those MiG's down (VGA)
F29 Retaliator DOS That's me! (VGA)

Promo Images

F29 Retaliator Screenshot
F29 Retaliator Screenshot
F29 Retaliator Logo
F29 Retaliator Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "F-29 Retaliator" -- Media title

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User Reviews

Decent flight simulator in its day Feem (45) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
A must buy for adlib music lovers and retro game enthusiasts. Joel Segerbäck (656) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Top Secret May, 1992 5 out of 5 100
Interface 1991 93 out of 100 93
PC-Spiele '92 1991 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Aug, 1991 73 out of 100 73
Play Time Jul, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 Aug 13, 2002 59 out of 100 59
Imperium Gier Apr 18, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1991 Unscored Unscored


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ZERO magazine (Issue 12, October 1990) had a Special Mission that required the original game to play. In it, the player took control of a Retaliator in the Arctic Ocean, and ended up dogfighting with Russian MiGs, as well as alien ships -- looking suspiciously like escapees from Battlestar Galactica (the original, kids) -- from the team's next release, Epic.


This game is widely regarded as being quite bugged. One amusing example I'm aware of is that, even after you eject, you still have control of the plane, so it's actually possible to hit yourself with it.


The (real) F22 on the box covers looks nothing like the (fictional) F22 that is actually in the game. Also, contrary to what many believe, the F29 does exist (though not as a fighter), as the X29 experimental aircraft and, in contrast to the above mentioned F22, the F29 and the real X29 look the same.

The Amiga and Atari ST box art, as well as the title screen image in all versions, is based on Lockheed Martin concept art. It's a painting by Syd Mead made in 1988 of the then secret F22 fighter plane, aka the Advanced Tactical Fighter.


  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #3 Best Simulation Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #36 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #9 Best Simulator Game in 1990 (Atari ST)
Information also contributed by Joel Segerbäck and possinboots
Terok Nor (32096) added F29 Retaliator (DOS) on Apr 21, 2002
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