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M.I.A.: Missing In Action

Windows - 1998

Year 1998
Platform Windows
Released in France, United States (1998)
Japan (1999)
Genre Action
Theme Helicopter
Publisher GT Interactive Software Corp., ZOO Corporation
Developer Glass Ghost
Perspective 3rd-Person
4.23 / 5 - 26 votes

Description of M.I.A.: Missing In Action

M.I.A.: Missing In Action is a video game published in 1998 on Windows by GT Interactive Software Corp., ZOO Corporation. It's an action game, set in a helicopter theme.

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How to play M.I.A.: Missing In Action Windows

If you install it from the ISO files :

  • The game runs without problems in Windows XP, but only if you set compatibility with Windows 95 on the installer and all .exe files.
  • On newer Windows, use the NoCD :
    • install the game (after a full installation and not forgetting the compatibility mode);
    • copy the folders with videos from both discs to the game directory
    • unzip the contents of the NoCD archive into the game directory
    • run MIA_D3D_Change.exe first and then MIA_D3D_Start.exe.
  • Patch 1.02 fixed bugs in online games, the NoCD files may not be compatible with a patched version of the game

Comments and reviews

Ed_Straker 2023-08-01 0 point

No videos with CD version.

When i copied video files, all i see is pink/black/yellow screen with sounds.

Game plays fine but, no videos.

druid 2022-07-30 0 point

Does anyone know how to fix it asking for CD 2 at the start of the third campaign? I followed all install instructions and have had zero issues until now. It's been running great with dgvoodoo.

ranimdam 2022-06-06 0 point

Please, please help me.

I am looking for help how run this game on Windows 10 long, long time.

I am using DAEMON Tools Lite to mount the image. I have set Windows 95 compatibility to all exe files and start Setup.exe. A minute the hourglass (circle) apperar and after that nothing happened.

What is wrong? How to istal it? Help me please.

Asim 2022-02-04 0 point

Hello Everyone.
I have downloaded the game from here. Now I am facing missin briefng2.sur file. Please anybody can help me

Duke 2022-01-31 1 point

I got the game working on windows 10 using my original CD. Compatibility mode set to win 98, and using dgvoodoo.

The game only crashed once on me.

Cain 2021-04-29 -1 point

Installing this software also snuck in a cryptominer called Conhost.exe

Hawkeye 5 2021-01-10 0 point

I’m at the end of the game but can’t find the friendly landing zone or friendly base back. I just continue to fly over Saigon.

shabab_123 2020-07-10 2 points

Hi i'm back again, I got this game to run fully in WIndows 10, just download the RIP file (91MB) then also the ISO files. Install the game (The installer is probably in russian or some language), just keep accepting, change directory if you want, then once installed, copy the video folders from the ISO files (mdf files), both disc 1 and disc 2 into the game folder, and it should work fine, with music and movies.

shabab_123 2020-07-10 0 point

I got this game to work on VMWire xp professional, I set it to compatibility with win 95.
My issue is, the movies don't play and there's no music, otherwise it's all good, how can i fix this anybody got an answer? Copying Video folders from DISC 1 and 2 doesn't seem to work

gravy 2020-02-02 0 point

If you still have your original CD copy just set the installer to run in windows 95 compatibility mode and when the game is installed. set the main app file to run in windows 95 compatibility mode worked for me on windows 7 then you get music and movie files witch are actually pretty cool and part of the experience.

Jenick 2019-08-24 0 point

To Alkher: Actually it is a RIP version, only basic files needed for playing a game (no intro, no video briefings, no music). I can´t recommend it, this game had realy good videos with real actors, little bit B movie quality, but great for pc game:) Try to search aroud internet for ISO. Sadly it is realy hard to install it on modern operating systems. One of my most favourite games from Vietnam war era, still have original CD´s and box form 1998.

Alkher 2019-07-26 -1 point

How can the download take 91MB when the game took 2 CDs ??

Gerhalt 2019-05-11 1 point

This 1 needs some compatibility modes to install from original media (2CDs). After that you can simply start the game by launching miarel.exe directly, but dont forget to activate W95 compat.layer for said file otherwise it'll say it doesnt like WinNT & exit itself to desktop.
On a personal note, this game reminds me of Nuclear Strike, HellCopter & a little bit taken from SWIV 3D with the exception that this game's set into the VC conflict during its final phase in late 60s -early 70s having you to fly various chopper missions ranging from simple recon ones to medevacs under the heavy enemy fire. You'll be given control over 4 different copter types depending on the mission at hand. Although be prepared to dodge tons of enemy projectiles fired towards your heli at one times, and to cover a platoon of friendlies while they carry out sabotage task at other times, provide other friendly troops with an air support etc.

Jmoeller 2017-08-01 0 point

FINALLY... Have been looking for this game for ages, but couldnt remember the name. Played this a lot with a friend on my friends first computer. Good times!

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Windows Version

DownloadRIP Version English version 91 MB DownloadDisc Image
Disk 1 English version 628 MB
DownloadDisc Image
Disk 2 English version 588 MB
DownloadISO Version
Later release English version 1.0 GB
ManualGerman version 25 MB

Game Extras

Various files to help you run M.I.A.: Missing In Action, apply patches, fixes, maps or miscellaneous utilities.

NocdFor Version 1.0 English version 1 MB PatchOfficial Patch 1.02
For Online Play English version 3 MB
FixPatched exe files English version 1 MB

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