XvT-TC 54: Avengers, Frodo, and a Lost Mission Compendium

Battle Information

Game platform: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter
Missions: 5
Release date: 2002-12-17
Last updated: 2009-02-22

HA Frodo March

Average rating 3.6
Reviews: 16
Bug reports: 1
Times completed: 149
Patches used: None
Battle Medal: Traitor's Nightmare Plaque

Battle Reviews

COL Gytheran



I flew this as part of Raise the Flag competition 2021. Overall, the battle seemed straightforward with no major hang-ups. There is not much to say about it. It was fun but the battle did not contain any elements that makes it stand out from nearly every other battle you have ever flown.

AD Phoenix Berkana



A really entertaining battle here, up until the last mission which involved destroying a number of platforms that do not fire back - you essentially sit with your trigger taped down for 10-15 minutes. I think a late edit that see's some heavy reinforcements would be beneficial and is what stops this getting a 5 in my view.




This was a solid 3 battle until the final mission where it's just hold down fire until the platforms are destroyed. It took me so long to take them out that I had one of my wingmen crash in to one of the platforms. They're all easy though, so if you have some time on your hands and need one quickly save for the last bit, give it a go.

Extremely silly, yet fun storyline. Really creatively done and I enjoyed every little bit about it. The missions weren't hard but they were just well written. Absolutely great experience and highly recommended.

LC Solohan50



I played on Easy. Another battle where you play a T/A and mostly kill a bunch of starfighters. There's some variation to the missions, but it's not always for the better. In M4, you have to let the Shuttle finish docking before killing it or you'll lock out the mission. In M5, the Platforms don't shoot at you on Easy, so you just have to spend 5-10 minutes shooting them with lasers. It's not particularly fun. The rest of the battle was decent enough.

RA Genie



Flawed yet excellent at the same time. I like the story, even if it's not a very serious one. I like how Frodo uses the pieces. The execution, I am just not sure if he tested it adequately. Or if he did, it must be that he likes to torture the EH pilots ;) Make no mistake, it is a good battle, but you may want to strangle Frodo by the end of it.

COL Phalk Sturm



This battle is one of the gems Frodo is used to throw at us. The plotline is original, comedic and very well-written. The missions have the most extravagant names on Flight Groups, even some encrypted funny slur here and there, and what's more, a lot of quotes from Back to the Future. The only black spot that prevents this one from a higher score in my opinion, is the last mission, where your T/As are under gunned for taking 8 PLTs with just a standard load of rockets for each ship. A reloading craft or some assisting GUNs would have made this mission perfect and less finger soaring. Do not miss this one.

LC Rando



An average battle, containing both good and bad. Balance is passable on medium difficulty, but terrible on hard. A bit too many fighters in the first two missions leads to a reliance on time-consuming standoff tactics. The second mission is the worst kind of escort mission, which you have to protect a dumb AI fighter through battle. That gets even dumber on hard. It's tricky on medium, and requires extreme cheese tactics on hard. Mission 3 is quite fun, easily the highlight of the battle, followed by the final mission which would be decent if there weren't 7 platforms to kill. A 'warp rift' could've been made with fewer platforms or different craft. I don't recommend this for a score attack, but the missions are generally fast and simple on medium or easy. No bugs and otherwise enjoyable to fly.

COL Rau Aznable



I didn't like this mission much. The storyline was pretty predictable. The fights may push your limits, since you have to fight enemy fighters and prevent the Y-Wings from taking down your VSD. I enjoyed the challenge of that, but it soon becomes repetitive. The last mission is a complete waste of time, fighting pirates and protecting your VSD and then taking out several disabled platforms (your wingmen may crash while they're strafing them), and consider that a Tie Advanced can only carry 8 heavy rockets...

MAJ Zhaim Jifarr



I always enjoy Frodo's original plots, but being assigned to fly his battles all the time lately is making fchg rank increases exceptionally time intensive. Suggestion for players of this battle-put a rubberband on the trigger when you get to the platforms.

LC Alec Qarni



Hmm... I just played 4 Frodo battles in a row (XvT TC 51-54), and I must say... there's some talent there. I might suggest brushing up on the spelling, though... fairly atrocious. }:c) "Entrence," "Sparticus," "Gard," and so on... However, this one was quite good, and I liked the idea... The last mission was somewhat redundantly long... just half the platforms would most certainly cause the rift to collapse, or the cap ships could come and help, or SOMEthing to keep us from having to laser 4 platforms to death.

LCM Luca Fett



This is a "nice" battle. I say "nice" because it is really not that great. Most of all, the problem lies with the platforms, which have an overwhelming desire to die, and never fire back at the player. Other than that, the missions are weel structured into the story and the story itself is kind of funny... Frodo deserves to be on this one, for making so many good battles.

LC Choosh



Very good plot that i actually wanted to read. Though there are some things with the time rift, what if the avengers saw themselves? :) Very fun battle

LC Frey Gallandro



would have been a 5 if the last mission would have a bit more, uhm, action :) Cool Battle Frodo :)

GN Wil Striker



Evidently Frodo is getting much better at mission creation, because this one flowed smoothly, and the plotline was a lot of fun! I have to admit that there are times when I've considered killing Frodo myself for some of the battles he's created. LOL

GN Abel Malik



Not a bad set of missions, i really liked killing the Frodo clone & the traitor;p. This one would be fun to play over.

Battle Bug Reports

GN Dunta Polo


Throughout: Platform names are misspelled as 'Entrence' instead of 'Entrance'.

Mission 4: Goal to destroy 75% of enemy fighters does not show as complete until 90% are destroyed.

High Scores

Battle Total: 386,159 LC Rando 2019-07-28
Mission 1: 119,000 LC Rando 2019-07-28
Mission 2: 37,600 LC Rando 2019-07-28
Mission 3: 60,944 LC Rando 2019-07-28
Mission 4: 30,775 LC Rando 2019-07-28
Mission 5: 137,840 LC Rando 2019-07-28

Top Ten

(of available records)

1 386,159 LC Rando 2019-07-28
2 192,609 COL CrimsonFury 2004-08-10
3 168,801 LCM Luca Fett 2003-04-26
4 155,638 MAJ Zhaim Jifarr 2003-05-25
5 147,525 LT Kate Flyer 2005-05-15
6 138,119 LC Dengar March 2003-12-05
7 136,814 COL TK-7764 2003-01-02
8 134,443 COL Rau Aznable 2004-07-30
9 133,148 HA Frodo March 2004-07-28
10 132,967 GN Dax Corrin 2004-08-09

Battle Completion Statistics

This battle has been flown by 134 pilots a total of 147 times.

GN Abel Malik - 2002-12-18

CPT Adam Szydlowski - 2003-01-05

MAJ Aft Skylek

LC Alec Qarni - 2003-04-28

SL Alejandro Araujo

CPT Alsdyr - 2003-11-22

HA Anahorn Dempsey - 7 times, last on 2021-01-23

COL Andrijas - 2003-07-19

AD Apophis Kuma - 2003-08-26

CM Aragorn

CM Aragorn - 2003-01-02

MAJ Arid Foxtrot - 2003-10-12

CPT Aval - 2021-10-29

LC Azazel

COL Benjamin Jahou Morgan - 2004-07-15

LC Big Poppa K - 2005-03-23

CM Billy Taldrya - 2003-01-05

LCM Blenheim

COL Brucmack

MAJ Bryan - 2004-07-21

COL BubbaX - 2003-10-10

CPT Carren "Angel" Hiles

LC Choosh - 2003-01-15

LC Chris Cox - 2003-01-09

RA Colo Delste - 2021-10-09

CPT Con Selar

FA Conker Blackwood - 2009-10-22

MAJ Coremy Jertese - 2003-07-18

COL CrimsonFury - 2004-08-10

LC Curtis - 2003-10-02

CM Cutter - 2004-07-27

AD Daniel Licinius Trajanus - 2003-01-03

Darth Vader - 2003-02-24

CM Daviriv Rracall - 2003-02-16

GN Dax Corrin - 2004-08-09

MAJ Delak Krennel

LC Dengar March - 2003-12-05

CPT Derek Dan - 2003-01-16

COL Dirty Vader

LC Dolsar Saris - 2004-12-06

COL Drak - 2004-08-21

LCM Drax Remlinger - 2003-12-14

GN Dunta Polo - 2009-03-31

LT Eifel - 2005-05-10

GN Elwood the Brave - 2022-10-27

MAJ Fink

COL Flint Darkstar

LC Frey Gallandro - 2002-12-25

HA Frodo March - 2004-07-28

RA Genie - 2 times, last on 2023-09-28

CM Ghorg

AD Gidda - 2003-02-27

FA Giovanni Palermo

LC Girth Snail - 2003-01-15

COL Gyssler - 2011-11-11

COL Gytheran - 2021-10-18

AD Hav Antiel - 2019-07-31

MAJ Hermann - 2 times, last on 2021-10-28

MAJ Hunter - 2002-12-25

CPT Ibram Gaunt - 2003-07-19

CPT Jan Pieter

LCM Jaorrus Morraus

COL Jer Stryker - 2003-04-23

CPT John Clark - 2002-12-22

COL Justin - 2003-03-08

LT Kate Flyer - 2005-05-15

MAJ KEBLAOMEGA - 2021-12-24

MAJ Keiran Laserlight - 2004-10-17

LC Kenath Zoron - 2003-01-30

SL Ketan-Shej - 2003-01-08

FA Khadgar - 2002-12-24

Khameir Sarin - 2002-12-18

LCM Lah - 2004-07-22

COL Lenvik - 2005-01-26

COL Loor - 2003-02-12

LCM Luca Fett - 2003-04-26

LCM Ludovicus Gallorum - 2023-09-22

CPT Mad Max

COL Malidir - 2 times, last on 2009-02-08

FA Marcin Szydlowski

MAJ Marcus Caine - 2003-12-22

LCM Marlin

LT Mav Walker - 2005-02-06

CM Michael K Starburst

COL Nightmare - 2002-12-26

RA Nutrientman

FA Pellaeon

HA Pete Mitchell - 2017-08-26

COL Phalk Sturm - 2021-10-09

COL Phantom - 2003-10-21

AD Phoenix Berkana - 2 times, last on 2022-10-27

FA Pickled Yoda - 2003-01-21

MAJ Praetorian - 2002-12-21

CPT Predator

CM Predator

MAJ Prinz von Hoffman

CPT Quicksilver - 2003-01-04

GN Rancorous

LC Rando - 2019-07-28

COL Rau Aznable - 2004-07-30

GN Ric Hunter

LT Rowland - 2003-02-01

CPT S 4patas - 2004-08-09

CM Sabbath - 2003-01-24

LC Savageaz - 2003-03-11

CM Scud

COL Shae Kitane - 2003-01-31

GN Smitrock - 2004-07-12

LC Solohan50 - 2 times, last on 2023-09-04

LC Spade - 2003-11-09

LC Taygetta - 2021-10-23

MAJ Tek Selkirk - 2005-01-29

LC Thorn - 2002-12-18

CPT Tiamat - 2003-11-05

LC Tissaya Argat

AD TK-2107 - 2003-07-10

CPT TK-6686 - 2005-01-25

COL TK-7764 - 2003-01-02

CM TK-9780

MAJ Tuba - 2011-09-17

CPT Tvan'Oris - 2003-01-04

CPT Vertigo

MAJ VinDoros - 2003-01-02

CPT Von Predator

GN Wil Striker - 2002-12-20

CPT Witchblade - 2021-10-25

MAJ Wolve Excelsior Berkana - 3 times, last on 2023-05-22

CM Xanatos Screed - 2003-03-18

MAJ Xye - 2021-10-17

MAJ Z'Harm Kelh Gasu'lk - 2003-01-22

COL Zeth Durron

MAJ Zhaim Jifarr - 2003-05-25

VA Zósite Kónstyte Styles

COL Zystem Fryar - 2003-06-03

TITLE: Avengers, Frodo, and a Lost Mission Compendium
MEDAL: Traitor's Nightmare Plaque
GAME PLATFORM: X-Wing vs TIE Fighter
Created by: CMDR-TCS/MAJ Frodo/Krayt/Wing XIV/ISD Intrepid

Required patches

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 on the EHBL to start the game
4] Create a new pilot and fly the Imperial training missions

Hardware used: Pentium 133Mhz, 5 year old Microsoft Sidewinder Joystick, XvTED, And sticky notes.


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