XvT-F 79: Colossus Round About

Battle Information

Game platform: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter
Missions: 1
Release date: 2002-04-11
Last updated: 2009-02-22
Average rating: 2.5
Reviews: 6
Bug reports: 1
Times completed: 38
Patches used: None

Battle Reviews

COL Genie



Very challenging, I... like it :D I will double back and check on it on a harder difficulty. This one though is definitely not for the feign-hearted. I would have liked, for realism, if the FRG had a few more friendlies.

COL Phalk Sturm



Well, I am biased on this one. Yes, it is a hard mission mostly about dogfighting and it can become a pain, but I loved it. Biased as I am for being Eta CMDR, (although I'd loved a T/D instead of a Space Shoe), and serving both under Mell and AV, I thought this mission was pure gritty dogfighting, but didn't expect anything else from it. Defend your FRG and kill'em all, while flying in the mightiest of squadrons in Wing VIII. Eta. The only thing I'd like to see changed is the names in the GUNs Beta, for Nu or Mu. Recommended for die hard purists in DF.

GN Anahorn Dempsey



This thing definitely has issues and needs to be looked at, but it is completable (on easy anyway)...

COL Absolut Vodka



Well thanks for all the negative reviews. I understood this board was for comments on what was the thoughts of the mission and for tips concerning its creation so that better future missions could be created. But all I see is everything so negative and nothing as far as any helpful advice goes. As I stated in the mission breifing unless it was removed, this was my first attempt, so don't thrash me like your child cuz I guarantee you I'm not. I can do better I just need to do it more. So next time if you have so many negative comments to say, then send them to me at my email address with comments on what can be done to correct or improve it. Thank you for your undivided support.

SL A.J "Tainer" Brown



Both of you are right, the mission is incompletable - if thats how you even spell it. The TAC must have 'forgotten' to 'properly' check this one. I mean, whats the point of having a mission/battle if you cant even complete it.

COL Duncan Idaho



COL Miackus is right. The mission is incompletable. As a bonus goal FRG Trubucket survived but not as a main goal. Please check this.

Battle Bug Reports

GN Anahorn Dempsey


It would be ever so nice if the FRG would actually shoot back at its attackers. CRVs have starfighter orders.

High Scores

Mission: 29,306 AD TK-2107

Top Ten

(of available records)

1 29,306 AD TK-2107 2003-10-18
2 21,395 Darth Vader 2003-04-06
3 21,010 COL Shae Kitane 2003-03-28
4 20,925 COL Torres 2005-03-21
5 20,419 MAJ Hunter 2003-05-22
6 20,074 COL Genie 2021-10-22
7 19,843 CPT Tvan'Oris 2003-07-25
8 19,780 COL Zystem Fryar 2003-09-02
9 19,775 COL CrimsonFury 2003-11-09
10 19,741 CM Xanatos Screed 2003-04-09

Battle Completion Statistics

This battle has been flown by 36 pilots a total of 38 times.

Title: Colossus: Round About
Missions: 1
Medal: None
Game Platform: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter
Author: CMDR/CPT Absolut Vodka/Mu/ISD Colossus (absolutv@isdcolossus.com)

Installation Instructions:

1] Double click the .EHM file, the EH Battle Launcher will install the battle.
2] Check the Misc folder in your XvT one for additional material like patches, sounds etc.
3] Press the X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter button to start XvT and fly the battle.

Plotline description: Colossus: Round About


        While on a mission RA Mell was given the temporary command of an Intel ship named: (FRG Trubucket). His mission was a deep core recon outside EH space, to search for further sectors, which have yet to completely incorporated into Imperial territories.

        The FRG Trubucket and the crew are engaged by a passing Rebel Garrison on the way to their outpost. The Recon mission turns into Round About rebel attack. The FRG Trubucket must survive the collision, or the Intel the FRG Trubucket has gathered will be lost!

        (Note: In making this mission I decided to make several aspects of it. Meaning on each level it is truly harder at every level. The same ships for the most part appear, but at each level they move up a grade in AI. So be careful or you'll be flying this mission a long time.)

Mission 1:

	This mission is the start of a campaign. You are introduced to a new rebel faction called the Suburban Renegades. (note: a continuation of this mission will be brought to life in a battle under creation.) This mission gets you briefly in contact with a consortium that will not, or seem to not want to negotiate at all. On a simple recon mission the FRG Trubucket sent out to recon an area for Intel, suddenly gets interrupted.

	RA Mell is hoping to ride this attack out, and do what Intel wanted. Overwhelmed at the fact, these craft appear to be piloted by exceptional pilots. The whole time a special crew of Intel observers are on the Lower decks of the Trubucket, recording all information and aspects of the battle at hand. You will fly a T/I called Bastard and will have a separate FG of Guns to help.

	That is all. As you know this is supposed to be a recon mission which quickly turns into a protect your command ship mission. Your main goal and or objective is to ensure the FRG Trubucket survives and the newly acquired information is brought back for deciphering! Good luck and may the dark side help you considerably.

(notes: I have created this mission with several different levels. It has a separate easy, medium, and hard level for better accuracy and gets considerably harder as you go along. There is no real way around this mission unless you simply fly it on easy with the cheat mode :P)

(note #2: for the beta testers please remove this after you have tested the mission or before your choice doesnt matter. I have flown this mission and at every level, easy, medium, and hard seems to work perfectly. Although this is my first real attempt at a XvT mission creation. However I have flown this several time and have found no bugs that I can see. You may feel the Trubucket should fire at the attacking craft, but this will not fit the future plotline. The whole reason they are there is to observe what happens not fight back at this point. This mission can be won, as I have done it. And yes it can be quite hard!)


Created for your Enjoyment by,

CMDR/CPT Absolut Vodka/Mu/Wing VIII/ISD Colossus
BS/ISMx3/MoI/MoT-1gh/IS-1 BW/CoB/OV {IWATS-IIC/1/2/3-M/1-SM/2-TM-VBS}
E-Mail: absolutv@isdcolossus.com