XvT-TC 72: Cyclone Squadron Operations III (Mind Games)

Battle Information

Game platform: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter
Missions: 4
Release date: 2003-06-28
Last updated: 2009-02-22

CM TK-9780

Average rating: 3.3
Reviews: 4
Bug reports: 3
Times completed: 73
Patches used: None

Battle Medal:
Medal of Mind Games

Battle Reviews

Quick and easy mission set. The wingmen do most of the work and you end up just having to shoot down a few starfighters here and there. One of the easier ones to get knocked out for RTF points in my opinion. Go do it now!

COL Phalk Sturm



Interesting battle where you will fly mostly alphabet fighters like if it was some IW. The missions are simple and fast to complete, and overall the battle was good, but somehow lacking a bit of depth in the plotline, as far as the Cycloe Squadron saga, supposedly thickens. However, it was pleasant to fly.

CPT Solohan50



I played on Easy. Extremely short, I think your side is way overpowered on Easy difficulty. My squad did most of the work for me. I think I finished one mission in 3 minutes? On the plus side, at least these missions change up what craft you're flying in each mission.

CM TK-9780



Yea I'm giving myself '5' points - The mission contain something different, which doesn't always seem work out right. I'll get round to writing a storyline and mission guide in next few weeks.

Battle Bug Reports

CPT Solohan50


Addendum to my bug report, the issue was caused because the game needs the EH Ship Patch installed to work properly. This isn't listed in the mission requirements.

Also, as another report stated, you need to scan both probes in Mission 4 and they only show 66% completed, even though there's only 2 probes to scan.

CPT Solohan50


Mission 3 crashes for me stating something about a B-Wing file and that it can't change the resolution.

GN Dunta Polo


Mission 4: Both rebel probes have to be inspected before the objective 'Inspect one of the rebel probes' is marked as completed. Also, there are only two probes but scanning both shows a percentage of 66% as though three were present.

High Scores

Battle Total: 447,620 COL Brucmack
Mission 1: 40,520 COL Brucmack
Mission 2: 28,740 COL Brucmack
Mission 3: 113,760 COL Brucmack
Mission 4: 264,600 COL Brucmack

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