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Thanks to the wonders of DOSBOX, even the most cutting edge modern computers can play TIE Fighter. It's a little odd, isn't it? The game came out over ten years ago, yet without that little wonder application, a rig that can run Crysis in its sleep would be unable to load up this gourad-shaded, jagged polygonal gem.TIE Fighter has more in common with old school WWII flight sims like Chuck Yeager's Air Combat than later Star Wars flight sims like the Rogue Squadron series. Whereas its precursor, ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
This may be my favorite game of all time. I came upon it sometime in the middle of high school, and I must have played it religiously for two or three years, wearing out multiple flight sticks (a must-have to play) in the process. I'm sure the graphics haven't held up at all over time, considering everything looks very polygonal. But when this was released, it was a revolution. At the time, games were very black and white and hero-centric. I realize this dates me terribly, but we didn't h...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
Star Wars: Tie Fighter was developed by LucasArts and originally released in 1994 for DOS on floppy. A year later it was rereleased as an enhanced CD edition featuring additional missions and full voice overs, which this review will focus on. The game is the sequel to Star Wars: X-Wing and just like it precesessor it focuses on building a complex simulation of the spaceships of the Star Wars universe instead of just an arcade shooter. The story focuses on the imperial side in this game and is t...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
X-wing was a masterpiece of a game that put you in the cockpit of the most powerful fighter craft in the known universe...from a certain point of view. One might argue that power does not derive from the single ship, but the many.Tie Fighter was the first Star Wars game to put you on the other side of the cannon that is the classic Star Wars conflict: The Rebel Alliance versus The Empire. Here you are an agent of the empire, and the game is designed to make you sympathetic to the traditionaly ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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