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An old, but very realistic space shuttle simulator. The package contains, in addition to two game disks, a very thick manual and a large sheet (A2 size, maybe) displaying the cockpit instruments of the shuttle. To successfully fly the missions, the player must learn a great number of dials and how to use every single instrument, located in nine different cockpit panels. The controls can be used with mouse, but keyboard shortcuts are essential for quick operation. In addition to cockpit views, there are various external views, from which you can see the shuttle e.g. in launch pad and in orbit. If you do not use time advance or time skip options during the game, playing one mission can last for days. Going through the proper pre-launch countdown takes five hours, for example.


Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator Amiga Main menu
Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator Amiga The Solid Rocket Boosters were jettisoned two minutes after launch.
Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator Amiga The Enterprise has landed safely.
Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator Amiga You can activate the switches by clicking on them.

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Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator Magazine Advertisement

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User Reviews

Ambitious and very detailed simulation that missed the mark DOS Dasharatha (10)
A space sim with extremely high realism. DOS NH (485)
An excellent for-its-time simulation Amiga Ralph Mayhew (2)

Critic Reviews

ST Action Atari ST Dec, 1993 90 out of 100 90
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1992 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Format Amiga Dec, 1992 70 out of 100 70
Play Time DOS May, 1992 53 out of 100 53
Power Play DOS May, 1992 49 out of 100 49
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1993 46 out of 100 46
PC Joker DOS Apr, 1992 34 out of 100 34
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1992 32 out of 100 32
PC Player (Germany) DOS Sep, 1993 29 out of 100 29
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS May, 1992 Unscored Unscored


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