Let’s Play TIE Fighter – Entry 1 – A Dry Run

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  1. EBM says:

    A decent run despite the rust and near-death in the bomber. ;)

    A few notes on what I observed:
    On the score screen the kill number in parentheses is yours, while the other is total kills for everyone on your side.

    You don’t appear to be using any of the targeting keys beyond T and Y. Remember R and E, too! R targets nearest enemy fighter or mine while E targets the nearest hostile attacking you. Joystick button 4 (I think) also functions as R. Button 2 targets whatever your crosshair is near, which is quite helpful.

    When you need to close with a target you might consider dropping laser recharge to 0 – it drains the charge built up, but greatly boosts your speed.

    You can cycle through weapon linkages with the X key, allowing you to fire more than one laser/warhead at a time.

    You might already know all of this, but I thought I’d mention them anyway in case you didn’t remember.

  2. Greg Morgan says:

    Is TIE Fighter available on steam or gog?

    • Brian Rubin says:

      Hay Greg! :) Sadly, and strangely, TIE Fighter isn’t available for digital download anywhere, and no, you can’t have any of my copies. ;)

  3. Not sure if you’re still following this article, but what program did you use to record this? Would you be able to share your secrets? Thanks!

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