Combat Lynx (ZX Spectrum)

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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.


Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum Higher up
Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum Game start
Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum I wonder if anyone actually tried this?

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Home Computing Weekly Dec 04, 1984 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Crash! Nov, 1984 88 out of 100 88
Sinclair User Dec, 1984 8 out of 10 80
Your Spectrum Dec, 1984 6 out of 15 40
MicroHobby Nov 13, 1984 Unscored Unscored


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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.
Martin Smith (66801) added Combat Lynx (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 01, 2005
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