TIE-F 111: Ricardo's Escape

Battle Information

Game platform: TIE Fighter
Missions: 1
Release date: 2000-04-13
Last updated: 2003-09-10

COL Ricardo

Average rating 3.6
Reviews: 16
Bug reports: 0
Times completed: 219
Patches used: None

Battle Reviews

Simple objectives and some enjoyable dogfights, and enjoyable mission which can be easily completed.

I enjoyed this mission very much, it has a good storyline to it and it is difficult to complete in an unshielded TIE which is a nice change from the others we have here in the compendium. I would recommend to play this free mission as it has a nice balance.

I’m just not very good at these standard TIE/ln missions. I definitely had to rely on the reinforcements to cover me and help with destroying most of the enemy fighters.

Nothing wrong with the mission itself, easily completeable, you have so many wingman that you're fighting to get the kill yourself, otherwise its an onslaught of lasers and a race to get kills if youre going for points. Maybe reduce the amount of wingman support you have for the next one.

This was a fun mission. It felt like it could have been a mission in the original tie fighter campaign. You in an unshielded TIE taking out tons of X-wings and a couple corvettes. Not too tough even on hard if you're careful, but of course one wrong move and you're dead. Also this was a very quick mission.

Most of the mission fluff is hidden in the readme.txt, so read it before embarking on this crazy mission, in a TIE. The officer briefing only contained a little bit of info from the readme, and without having read that readme first the officer briefing would have been lackluster, and instead it gets a pass. The map briefing was passable, nothing exciting there. Now the mission, Kill all the X-Wings before they land a shot on your TIE! Wasn't too bad except for when reinforcements came a couple of times a friendly AI came and ran into me, vaporizing the TIE. Once I started to stay away from the AI "friends" things went much better for me.

This one took me a few attempts to get a good score, flying in a unshielded TIE Fighter is both refreshing and challenging after the multitude of shielded TIE Advanced and TIE Defenders you get in most free missions. Focus on the X-Wings and the Y-Wings when you have time, and you can get a good score here. A good 4/5 for me.

It's an okay little mission that has you fight not overly smart X-Wings which are chasing you. Every once in a while it is actually fun flying a good old TIE-Fighter once again. If you get a chance kill a Y-Wing as well. And for points you can grind down the station at 4x time speed.

This is a decent mission tailored to flying a TIE Fighter. Don't worry the chances of getting blown to pieces are low. I also like the fact that for once your friendly FGs are doing some of the work. The Empire should always attempt to overpower the Rebels through sheer numbers. It's decent and well-made for the most part. On hard the fighters should not have been at 50% shield power but it doesn't really make much of a difference. I recommend flying it.

It's not a bad mission, but not really innovative (just another dogfight) and, what's worse, you don't have to fight at all if you don't want to. The mission totally solves itself for you.

This was a cool mission, but I don't see how Khaen could get that high. :-P

Kinda boring, but hey it's a T/F! Challenge... yummy... Nothing like facing a whole squad in a single, unshielded ship.

I always welcome the challenge of flying a T/F. Great plot, too.

Challenging & reasonably fun--as long as you don't get shot down right away...

A fun little mission, although a bit easy even on the HARD setting. I would recommend it as an interesting training mission.

This mission is a short, easy, yet fun mission. You should be able to complete it within in a few minutes unless you want to take out the platform. The only problem I found is that is it a little too short, but that is a very minor comparison when you look at the fun factor. I highly recommend this mission!

Battle Bug Reports

There are currently no open bug reports for this battle.

High Scores

Mission: 42,949 AD Ranthier Khaen

Top Ten

(of available records)

1 36,480 GN Golbez Harvey 2016-05-28
2 35,975 LCM Mateusz 2004-06-04
3 35,909 LC Rando 2020-11-15
4 34,949 CPT Firzam Coldsteel 2004-08-29
5 34,949 CPT Viper 2004-09-07
6 34,895 LC Repulsor 2015-09-28
7 32,748 CM Vessicant 2002-08-20
8 31,907 MAJ Wolve Excelsior Berkana 2022-06-24
9 31,205 RA Genie 2022-06-18
10 30,549 CPT Witchblade 2022-07-11

Battle Completion Statistics

This battle has been flown by 207 pilots a total of 216 times.

GN Abel Malik - 2004-08-25

COL Absolut Vodka


LC Ace Hobbes

LC Ace Pilot

COL Adrenaline

CPT Ahkliat


SL Alejandro Araujo - 2020-04-30

LCM Alexandr III Biges

MAJ Algaron Xerves

CPT Alimet

HA Anahorn Dempsey - 2 times, last on 2014-06-14

LC andr3 - 2022-06-22

LT Andreev Anton

COL Angel - 2004-08-24

CPT APanasyuk

MAJ Arathar

CM Ark-illos

CM Arti

COL Astarosta

CPT Aval - 2022-06-28

CPT Avantar

LC Azazel - 2003-01-24

VA Azazel Djo'Tarr

LCM BBtank

CM Bearstyle

COL Beef

CM Bonzo

VA Brakka

LC Brandon

GN Brian

COL Brucmack

FA Brukhar - 2004-10-23

COL Calias

COL Callista

MAJ Caltin Doros

MAJ Calvin Senzin

COL Calzeo Inkwolf

COL Carl Lost

COL Chei-Ras

LCM Cochrane

SA Compton

GN Coranel Both - 2016-05-28

SL Corran Horn

LC Curtis

CPT Dagger

LC Daisuke Airyu - 2004-08-27

HA Daniel Bonini

MAJ Daniel Klivian

CM Darius Hunter - 2004-08-26

COL DarkC - 2003-01-10

AD Darksaber - 2002-12-24

Darth Vader

MAJ David

CM Dawn Nar'Shalla

GN Dax Corrin

CM Death Knight

MAJ Deleted Member - 2003-01-29

CPT Demon Yoda

COL Den Darkhill

GN Devin

LC Diaboli

MAJ Dodger

GN Doyon

GN Drake

COL Dras Hempor


COL E. Tarkin

GN Earnim Branet

GN Elwood the Brave - 2 times, last on 2023-06-22

CM Fahrer

CM Favdaukar - 2020-11-02

CPT Firzam Coldsteel - 2004-08-29

GN Ford Prefect

HA Frodo March - 2003-03-16

LCM Frost

COL Gallows

CM Garrett Hap'Kette

LC Gen Es'mith

RA Genie - 2022-06-18

AD Gidda

GN Gilad Pelleaon

GN Golbez Harvey - 2016-05-28

CPT Great Griffin - 2005-03-26

COL Gyssler

MAJ Hermann

MAJ Hunter - 2002-12-05

COL Ixion Deathbringer

COL Jacob Van Nowak - 2014-02-24

VA Jan Wemmel

LC Janich

GN Jarek La’an - 2015-09-25

CPT Jaster Sadista

CPT Jay Urick

AD Jeff 'Tiger' Loruss

COL Jer Stryker - 2004-08-31

FA John T. Clark - 2014-02-27

COL Jon Doyle-Strathaven

SL Jonathan

MAJ Jonathan

FA Jorddyn

MAJ Kane

SA Kawolski

LCM Kayjahal Krhon

MAJ Kazraran - 2023-03-04

MAJ KEBLAOMEGA - 2022-06-30

CM Kell

FA Khadgar - 2005-01-25

LCM Klech Remart

FA Kramer

LT Kronos Omega

LC Kyle Kroan - 2013-03-31

MAJ Landon Cruise - 2 times, last on 2014-02-26

LC Linkan

VA Locke Setzer

LT Magnus

FA Marcin Szydlowski

COL Marconius

GN Mark Schueler - 2016-06-22

GN Master

LCM Mateusz - 2004-06-04

CPT Matu Vonnegut

MAJ Mawy

CPT Merlin

COL Mini Minkus

COL Moagim Daar

LC Monaghan

CPT Mordred Pendragon


CM Nova Discordia - 2024-05-30

LCM Obi-Kan Kysiobi

VA Oldham

LCM Oorl Quygg

FA Pellaeon - 2003-06-17

HA Pete Mitchell

COL Phalk Sturm

FA Pickled Yoda - 2 times, last on 2020-04-23

MAJ Prinz von Hoffman

LC Rando - 2020-11-15

AD Ranthier Khaen

CPT Ras Kronar

AD Reaper

LC Repulsor - 2015-09-28

CPT Ric Gravin

MAJ RichyV - 2009-02-08

CPT Rover

MAJ Ryan Chi'Cath - 2003-10-09

CPT Saadam

VA Sarok

CM Sauron Tarrke

LC Savageaz - 2003-10-21

COL Scoser

LC Scuslem

COL Sephiroth

CM Serin Jansj - 2005-02-27

COL Shae Kitane

CM Shayn D'Lorien - 2004-06-30

CPT Shimir Sheerelk

LT Shino Kisaki

COL Shups

GN Sickman

CM Sidian

LT Slayer

LCM Sotskov Yan

CM Spearhawk

AD Stele Pellaeon

HA Striker

COL Stuart - 2003-01-01

COL Tad Taliesin

LCM Talon Zetar

LC Tempest

COL TheBlackxRanger - 2022-07-01

CM Thunder


AD TK-2107 - 2004-08-24

COL Torres

GN Triji Boliv

AD Troutrooper

LC Turr Phennir

CPT Tvan'Oris

LCM Uriel K'rrden

LC Vapen Van’an - 2023-06-27

LCM Vbehrends

CPT Vertigo

CM Vessicant - 2002-08-20

SL Vexan

CPT Viper - 2004-09-07

CPT Von Predator - 2004-09-11

LT Wade Finley

LT Walker Slain

CPT Wap Eal

COL Wes Janson

COL Westric Davalorn - 4 times, last on 2023-09-05

CPT Wildfire - 2022-06-29

CPT Witchblade - 2022-07-11

COL Wolly

MAJ Wolve Excelsior Berkana - 3 times, last on 2023-06-16

COL Wraithdog - 2016-05-28

AD Xanos Goatham Zorrixor

FA Xavier Sienar

MAJ Yutzka Serovich

SL Zero Lestat

COL Zorn Starn

VA Zósite Kónstyte Styles

HA Zsinj

COL Zystem Fryar

Title               : Ricardo's Escape
Author              : WC/COL Ricardo/Wing IV/SSSD Sov 
Platform            : TIE Fighter
Number of missions  : 1


Required patches
* none

Installation instructions
1] Double click the .EHM file, the EH Battle Launcher will install the battle
2] Check the Misc folder in your TIE95 one for additional material like patches, sounds etc.
3] Press the TIE Fighter button on the EHBL to start the game
4] Create a new pilot and fly the first battle

	WC/COL Ricardo sat back, and thought for a moment, 

	"I'd have to say the most challenging battle I've been in, was when I escaped from 
the Rebel think-tank I was imprisoned in."
	"For those of you rookies who haven't bothered to read my biography, I was 
kidnapped at the age of six by Rebels.  I had shown great signs of intelligence, and was 
taken captive on Ryloth.  I served in a Rebel think-tank for ten years, every day provided
a new challenge.  I was forced to study battle plans and tactics, starship systems, and 
Imperial plots.  My mind was being primed for a life as a scientist and technician.

	One day, at the age of sixteen, myself, and two other captives, a Human, Jon Salle,
 and a Rodian, named Quoo.  During the one hour of free time we were allowed a day, us 
three tapped into the platforms internal databanks.  We shut down-Everything- but life
support.  Our training had paid off!  We snuck down the quiet, dark corridors, until we 
reached the think-tanks hangar.  I boarded a battered TIE Fighter, that us pupils had put 
together one day in class, and left the hangar.  Quoo and Salle got into a Y-1300 Freighter
and also exited.  It wasn't until later that I learned that Salle had downloaded the 
platform's entire databank and had it on the Freighter!

	Outside the platform, the Rodian sent a distress signal to a nearby Imperial fleet.
We figured we were going to get away safely, that is, until a Rebel fleet paid a visit to 
the think-tank.  Two heavily Modified-Correlian Corvettes, a couple flights of Y-wings and
three flights of X-Wings quickly began attacking us!  I started to take out the X-Wings, 
one by one.  Quoo and Jon Salle began to fire proton torpedos at the Corvette.  Things 
began to look bad, the Y-1300 was
on the verge of being destroyed, and my T/F's Shield and Damage Indicater showed that my 
hull was cherry-red! Finally, two minutes into the battle, that the Imperials arrived!

	A Victory-Class Star Destroyer jumped right into the battle, and immediately began
taking out the Corvette.  A flight of TIE Interceptors screamed out of the VSD's hangar 
bay.  I was ordered to leave the battle and enter the VSD Nomad's hangar.  The Y-1300 did 
the same.  The think-tank was taken under control by the Imperials as well. 

	After questioning us, the Imperials set us free, and we went our separate ways.. I
became a smuggler, eventually was invited to join Thrawn's fleet, and one day, became a 
pilot of the Emperor's Hammer. And you know the rest of the story.."

	"Pshaw, that's all?" asked a Lieutenant.

	"That's all!?!" said Ricardo. "I'd like to see you take out eight X-Wings while 
flying a TIE Fighter, that barely has a hull, while a Correlian Corvette is firing on you!"
WC/COL Ricardo/Wing IV/SSSD Sov