DragonStrike (DOS)

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DragonStrike
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Platform: DOS
Year: 1990
Developer: Westwood Associates
Buy: Amazon
For other games in the series see DragonLance.

DragonStrike is a combat flight simulator based on the world of DragonLance. You play a dragon rider who must engage evil dragons and various other monsters of the DragonLance world. You battle your foes with your DragonLance and the breath weapon of your mount.

This is probably the first fantasy-themed flight simulator. Unfortunately, the 3D engine used in the game hasn't aged well, the view port is small, and the controls take awhile to get used to. Having to maneuver your dragon, the position the DragonLance, and alter your speed is difficult to do on the keyboard. However, the full-screen graphics for each cut scene are very attractive.

DragonStrike was also released on the Amiga, Sharp X68000, PC-98, Commodore 64 and NES, however, the NES port is a completely different game since the NES couldn't handle the DOS game's 3D engine.

Screenshots

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The title screen.

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Cut scene for the first battle.

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Loading a saved game.

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Making a dent on the enemy's territory.

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Battling several red dragons at once!

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The setup menu.

Music

Paul Mudra composed the traditional musical score in AdLib Visual Composer with the default AdLib instrument bank and converted it to MUS using AdLib Convert.

Recording

# Title Composer Length Listen Download
01 Introduction Paul Mudra 1:05
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02 Cut Scenes Paul Mudra 1:51
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03 Missions 1 Paul Mudra 0:28
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04 Missions 2 Paul Mudra 0:26
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05 Missions 3 Paul Mudra 0:55
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06 Promotion Paul Mudra 0:15
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07 DS 5 Paul Mudra 0:46
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08 Game Over Paul Mudra 0:15
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Credits


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Format

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The MUS files are located in the install directory along with the SND file. They were logged into DRO format by using AdLib Play through DOSBox 0.74, and then recorded with AdPlug 1.8.2. The "Auto-detect Song End" option under Playback was turned off in order to have the song trail off properly.

The game's background music doesn't loop.

Audio Devices

Music

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Sound

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(No Source - There is no audio setup. The game automatically detects any AdLib-compatible sound card, and uses PC speaker for sounds.)

Releases

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DragonStrike - DOS - USA.jpg
Title: DragonStrike
Platform: DOS
Released: 1990-??-??
Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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