A-10 Tank Killer
DOS - 1989
Also available on: Amiga
Description of A-10 Tank Killer
A-10 Tank Killer is a classic early flight simulator by Dynamix based on the Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II. Very nice graphics for its time and already showed some signs of the quality that made Dynamix popular with later games such as Red Baron and Aces over Europe.
Overall it's not a game for flight-sim rookies due to difficult missions and fidgety controls. Check out the much-improved updated game called A-10 Tank Killer v1.5, also on this site. Requires a slow-down util on modern computers. BTW: The game uses lots of digitized pictures as menu illustrations. Something Dynamix did quite often back then. When you see these today, they look grainy and poor - nothing special. But I remember, back then when this game came out I didn't even have an Amiga and was still only used to 8-bit games, where such pictures were completly impossible. Seeing them in a computer games magazine caused quite some amazement... I feel old. :)
Review By HOTUD
Comments and reviews
Vinny 2016-11-11 -1 point DOS version
Dave, download an app called DOSBOX. This emulates up to x86 DOS games and it means you can run old games that run on old DOS. Its quite complicated to set up though so try and find a tutorial.
paulo josé 2014-11-23 1 point DOS version
i have the original game but the disk is broken , not work in pc is bad sector:(
Jegas 2014-01-02 0 point DOS version
Dosbox 0.74 + Win7 (64bit) Works fine but I couldn't handle the pc speaker music and what appeared to be no sound effects (maybe config thing but) finally the resolution was so low I just decided I have better airplane simulators and I called it a day. (Uninstalled, deleted files)
Dave 2013-09-09 0 point DOS version
Thank you for having uploaded this memory of my childhood, too bad i have win7 64bit and i cant start it up, can i do something for it?
Pilot 2013-08-29 0 point DOS version
Does anybody know how to get the joystick working? I can`t select it (only mouse and keyboard works)??? Thanx!
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