TIE-TC 80: Reassignment

Battle Information

Game platform: TIE Fighter
Missions: 4
Release date: 1997-02-28
Last updated: 2003-09-09
Creator

SA Kawolski

Average rating: 2.8
Reviews: 6
Bug reports: 0
Times completed: 358
Patches used: None

Battle Medal:
Medal of Reclamation

Battle Reviews

GN Anahorn Dempsey

1

2020-12-13

Any chance this battle has of being 'decent' was completely and utterly obliterated by the 3rd mission. While I do like the occasional mission that requires you to blast a number of rebel starfighters, this is nuts. Even on easy, you are faced with having to destroy endless waves of fighters (63 to be killed before you win), and that goes up to T/As and T/Ds.
To be fair, missions 1 and 2 were good enough to not make this a 0.


CPT Alexi Stukov

5

2002-03-09

I to must agree with Beef on this one. The plot was great, especially because of the "mistake" that you do. It shows that people (even your pilot) is not the greatest, most flawless person ever! Kawalski whould get "The Medal of Reality" if such existed. For whoever it was who gave this battle a 0 must be horribly misled to believe that it is the creators fault!


CM Dex D'Alcobia

5

2001-08-22

I'm going to agree with MAJ Beef on this one... It was a good battle. Quite challenging but not impossible. Mission 3 did have alot of waves but the only annoying part of it is the fact that these are mainly made up of "easy to blow up" craft. The fact that you get T/A's and T/D after you just makes it more challenging and exciting. The story and the plotline are excellent and in my book flying a battle with such a good plotline is a bonus any day.


COL Beef

4

2001-08-17

This was a very good battle, not GREAT or PERFECT, but quite good. What's all this "one of the worst battles I've ever flown" nonsense?!? For starters, the officer is NOT blaming you for what the mission creator did wrong. It's what you did as a pilot. Think about it, you don't pop out of exsistance when you're not actually flying. As the mission commander, you set up the hyperspace route. The mission creator started you out 15 klicks (not 30) away because the Imperial pilot you are representing made a mistake. Which leads to the next point: it makes sense for them to be angry at you. A failure isn't something you should get promoted for. This is all part of what is called a PLOT or STORYLINE and makes the battle interesting. Instead of the usual "the player-saved-the-day," we've got something more interesting: "the-player-messed-up-and-now-he's-going-to-fix-it." The creator didn't make a mistake in this aspect. He did exactly what he had in mind and wrote logical reactions for the officer. The briefing maps were not only excellent and professional looking, but they WERE acurate. They didn't say something completly opposite of what would happen. I don't know what the person who gave this a "zero" is talking about! But even if the briefings were wrong, you can't expect them to know every thing anyway. We're supposed to be using our imaginations and pretending this is real. Now, mission 3 DID have FAR too many enemy waves. If not for that, this battles would have gotten a "five" from me. Don't get me wrong, though. Mission 3 wasn't terrible, simply too many ships at the end. The beginning was fine. My wingmen (and other Imperials) easily survived all the way through. In fact, I was never overwhelmed in the whole battle. Actually, when you come right down to it, even though mission 3 dragged because of too many waves, it still had only a fraction of the waves some of the REALLY terrible battles have. Frankly, I enjoyed even mission three. Now, about having to shoot down T/As and T/Ds: "Oh no! A level playing field! Run for your lives!" (That would be sarcasm there). Flying a T/A yourself, you can easily massacre anything the Rebels have because some fool at LucasArts decided the Imps should have near invicable TIEs. The only way to get any challenge while flying a T/A or T/D is to fight OTHER T/As or T/Ds and you get that challenge in this battle. Finally, I'm going to move away from that small blot (mission 3) on this battle and tell you that the other three missions are excellent. They are complex and not overly difficult. The plot is even progressed in some of them. I must recommend this battle. (Sorry for the long post, but I had a lot to say).


COL Dan Malaktos

2

2000-05-22

Not bad.... not good either.


LC Freelancer

0

1999-11-28

While the designer/builder may have been trying to make something that could possibly happen in the Star Wars universe, frankly this is one of the worst battles I've ever flown (and I've flown many of the EH's worst!). Briefings are just that; they brief you on what WILL happen, or what you think will happen anyway. You don't say some things in a briefing then totally change the mission and put the player craft 30k (whatever) from the action. That happened in mission 1, and it's over before you even get within missile range. And the plot itself isn't the only problem. Frankly, the whole mission has a negative atitude, constantly blaming the player for something the mission designer did. This battle has some unoriginal moments, to be sure, but may have reached an all-time high for "The Empire's Worst Throw-The-World-and-Everything-You-Have-and-arm-it-with-Advanced-missiles-and-send-it-at-the-single-player's-craft Mission" Frankly, mission 3 is the epitome of all sucky-ness. Hardly any of your wingmen survive to be useful (they must be on rookie AI). Why place Ace level A-wings with advanced missiles withing 2k of startup? That's just dumb. Frankly, the number of incoming fighters is positively absurd! However, there were a very good number of bombers, since the main target was the base, but there were still too many fighters. And, after all of the REBELs are gone, they bring in IMPERIALs! This designer was trying to make this mission all but impossible. 1 T/A (player) vs. 6 Ace "New Republic T/As" (yeah... right...) with advanced missiles (and 2 waves)... And, to top it off, 6 T/D's with advanced missiles against that same (by now probably damaged and out of warheads) player's T/A. That is one example of the absence of reason or logic in this battle, and I shun it with all my might. I would never assign this for my squadron, nor would I order any of my men to fly it.


Battle Bug Reports

There are currently no open bug reports for this battle.

High Scores

Battle Total: 264,365 LCM Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov
Mission 1: 45,242 CM Dread
Mission 2: 70,335 LCM Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov
Mission 3: 111,237 COL Carl Lost
Mission 4: 111,276 COL Callista

Top Ten

(Submissions since 2010)

1 166,020 AD Impulse 2017-01-05
2 107,006 MAJ Mauser 2015-06-08
3 14,268 COL Wraith 2014-06-22
4 11,095 GN Anahorn Dempsey 2010-08-31
5 10,829 GN Anahorn Dempsey 2013-12-24
6 10,756 GN Anahorn Dempsey 2015-06-20
7 10,487 GN Anahorn Dempsey 2014-04-23
8 9,104 VA Phoenix Berkana 2020-04-23
9 8,263 GN Gilad Pelleaon 2010-03-21
10 8,204 FA Giovanni Palermo 2009-05-17

Battle Completion Statistics

This battle has been flown by 331 pilots a total of 356 times.

COL A. C. Badlands

GN Abel Malik

COL Absolut Vodka

MAJ Ace

LC Ace Hobbes

CPT Adam Szydlowski

LC Adolf

COL Adrenaline

MAJ Aeolus

CM Agace

CPT Ahkliat

LC Alec Qarni

CPT Alexi Stukov

CPT Alimet

LT Alpha964Bravo

LT Alun Tringad

GN Anahorn Dempsey - 12 times, last on 2021-06-20

LT Andreev Anton

LT Andrew

GN Andrzej Mezynski

COL Angel

CM Anthony Starr

AD Apophis Kuma

MAJ Arathar

CM Arcadius Calidus

FA Arcon Telf

LC Ardeth Mordor

LCM Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov

CM Arlins Scabo

COL Arso Slyth

CM Arti

COL Asaf

COL Astin

CPT Atmos Myremod

CPT Avantar

LC Azazel

LCM Baron Shadow

LCM Bebop

COL Beef

COL Bilbo

COL Triji Boliv

MAJ Binagran

CM Blade

COL Blade

CM Boston

MAJ Brad Tack

LC Brandon

GN Brian

LCM Brian Klem

COL Brucmack

FA Brukhar

GN Caddo

COL Calias

COL Callista

MAJ Caltin Doros

MAJ Calvin Senzin

COL Carl Lost

COL Chei-Ras

LCM Chris

LT Chrusos Ichthys

LCM Chuckie

SA Compton

GN Coranel Both

Corran Force

CPT Corran Halcyon

SL Corran Horn

COL CrimsonFury

CPT Crowe

LC Curtis

MAJ Da'emon Narshay

CPT Dagger

LC Daisuke Airyu

COL Dan Malaktos

MAJ Daniel Klivian

COL DarkC

CM Darkfire

AD Darksaber

CPT Darkstar

Darth Vader

COL Dave

CPT Dave Darklighter

GN Dax Corrin

CPT Deamon

CM Death Knight

MAJ Deleted Member

LC Delplancq

CPT Demon Yoda

LC Dengar March

VA Depriest

CPT Derek Dan

MAJ Devin Taralis

CM Dex D'Alcobia

MAJ Dharmy

LC Diaboli

COL Dirty Vader

MAJ Dodger

GN Domi

COL Drako

COL Dras Hempor

LCM Drax Remlinger

DrDiablo

CM Dread

CM Dulcatos

COL Duncan Idaho

COL E. Tarkin

CM Elvaron Starfire

HA Elwood the Brave - 6 times, last on 2021-04-10

COL EmpReach

MAJ Eugene

MAJ Evo Sarnok

CM Falcon

CPT Fallien Skull

LT Fieldmarshall

COL Fireclaw

Firefox

CPT Firzam Coldsteel

LCM Flameboy

MAJ Flelm

LC Florian

CPT Fox

LC Freelancer

MAJ Fritz Von Stukart

CM Gabriel

COL Gallows

Garet Jax

AD Gidda

GN Gilad Pelleaon - 2 times, last on 2010-03-21

FA Giovanni Palermo - 2009-05-17

GN Golbez Harvey - 2015-06-30

COL Gyssler

CM Hammer

LC Harkonnen

AD Hav Antiel - 2 times, last on 2018-06-26

AD Havoc

COL Hawkins

MAJ Hermann - 3 times, last on 2021-03-07

MAJ Hev Randrowan

CPT Hood

FA Howlader

MAJ Hunter

LC Iceman

AD Impulse - 2017-01-05

VA Indaro Gallia

CM Infamus

LT Jace Zirago

GN Jarek La’an - 2016-01-26

MAJ Jaruus

CM Jason

MAJ Javelin

AD Jeff 'Tiger' Loruss

SL Jewkes

COL Jon Doyle-Strathaven

Jordan

CPT Julian Clary

LCM Kadath L'Hoon

CM Kahooli

SA Kamjin Maverick Lap'lamiz

VA Kane Reese

CPT Kaneda Pellail

CM Karce

SA Kawolski

LCM Kayjahal Krhon

MAJ Keiran Laserlight

VA Keldorn Cochrane

LC Kenath Zoron

COL Kermee

FA Kessler

FA Khadgar

AD Khaine

SL Khalitar

Khameir Sarin

CPT Killer

COL Killraven

LC Kodiak Kereban

CM Kratas

VA Ky Terrak

CM Laerox

CM Lafeber

CM Lassiter

COL Lenvik

CM Leonid DeBastide

CPT Leslaw

LC Linkan

COL Loor

LCM Lordhelmet

MAJ Mairin Astoris

FA Manesh

LCM Maniac

CM Manticore

COL Marc

FA Marcin Szydlowski

COL Marconius

GN Mark Schueler - 2018-07-15

CM Matti Kuokkanen

MAJ Mauser - 2015-06-08

MAJ Mawy

SL MaxRebo

Mayk Wolverine

AD Mell Kerrigan

CPT Merlin

CM Miackus

MAJ Michael

LC Michael Emrys

COL Mike Chistu

COL Moagim Daar

COL Mobiles

HA Mordechi Wolfe

CPT Morth

MAJ Mortu

COL Mosh

LCM Nash

LCM Nemesis

CM Nicholas

COL Nightmare

CM Nightwolf

MAJ Nolij - 2015-03-29

CPT ObiVader

VA Oldham

CPT Panaka

COL Pavel

LCM Peh

COL Pellaeon

GN Pete Mitchell - 2 times, last on 2018-06-10

COL Phalk Sturm

COL Phantom

SL Phil

VA Philo

CPT Phoenix

VA Phoenix Berkana - 2 times, last on 2020-09-04

FA Pickled Yoda - 2 times, last on 2021-04-04

COL Piett

HA Plif

COL Pluty

CPT Predator

MAJ Prinz von Hoffman

MAJ Prophet

LCM Puma Oblivion

CPT Qiliang

LCM Rage

GN Rancorous

AD Ranthier Khaen

GA Rapier

LT Raven Arestar

CM Raven Lockholme

LCM Raxell

AD Reaper

MAJ RedTaz

GN Ric Hunter

COL Ricardo

CM Richthofen

LCM Rinuchu Stealth

CPT Roger

CPT Rogue

LCM Rollins

CPT Saadam

MAJ Sanj

VA Sarok

GN Sasquatch

COL Sauron

LC Savageaz

COL Scoser

CM Scud

CM Shadow

COL Shae Kitane

MAJ Shakur

COL Shups

LCM Solaris

CPT Soontir Fel

LC Spade

CM Spearhawk

MAJ Sslither

FA StarLion

LT Starwolf

CPT Steele

LC Steve Strangelove

CM Steve Sunrider

HA Striker

COL Stuart

COL Styles

LT Swa

COL Tad Taliesin

COL Talons Pryde

LCM Tarkinan

LC Thaas Pobyn

CM Thomas Solo

LC Thorn

CPT Tiamat

COL Tiberius

LC Tiger

CM TK-9780

COL Todbringer

Tomaas Banys

VA Torquemada

COL Torres

CM Traveler

AD Tron

AD Troutrooper

LC Turr Phennir

FA Turtle Jerrar

CPT Tvan'Oris

MAJ Tycho Atreides

COL Undo

CPT Vector

MAJ Veers

MAJ VinDoros

CPT Viper

FA Viper Pred

CM Virus

CPT Von Predator

FA Von Reinthaler

CM Votrimal

CPT Vuffi Raa

LT Wade Finley

CPT Wap Eal

COL Wes Janson

SL White Tiger

COL William Waffennass

LCM Wilq Fastclaw

COL Wolfverine

COL Wolly

COL Woobee

CM Wood

COL Wraith - 2014-06-22

COL Wysseri Arestar

CM Yarik Kelve

COL Zeth Durron - 2010-05-23

CM Zlachmyr

COL Zorn Starn

VA Zósite Kónstyte Styles

HA Zsinj

COL Zystem Fryar

Required patches
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* none


Installation instructions
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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





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