TIE Fighter

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LucasArts was established to produce StarWars gender games under LucasFilm. As an exclusive StarWars license holders they produced all the StarWars games including X-Wing and TIE Fighter series. Apart from StarWars gender, they created games like Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion series.
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TIE fighter is a classic video game whose story is fanciful. The unusual story is set in the world of Star Wars. The battles in the game are held in the space. In the video game, the player plays the role of a royal starfighter captain.
The player fights against the sea rovers, fighters, and other enemies. The story of the game comprises of thirteen stages of work. In some of the stages, the player does not play in any order and the missions, which are played individually, need to be played in order. The game continues and the player gets information about the missions and prepares himself for them.
After the selection of the aviator is made, several attributes of the game can be seen. The main objective of the game is participating in the fights, and invades in other areas. The battlefield provides four additional objectives for each airplane. There is also a control room in which the players can keep the recordings of the mission and also a technical room, in which the facts about all the airplanes are kept. Whenever a player chooses any mission, the player gets detailed information about the mission. Also, the player gets the map which tells about the positions of the enemies and the patterns and pathways of the flights. Also, the player can give answers to several questions which are related to the mission.
An exciting feature of TIE fighter, which makes the players curious, is the hidden figure of the Inner circle of the Emperor. This figure informs about the other objectives and gives supplementary information about the setting of the game. As the player finished a primary level, he can skip to the next level. Also, the player gets several credits on completing the secondary levels.


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1/22/2015 11:28:00 PM - unknown just dowload from gameswin.org
1/4/2015 2:24:00 AM - Aximand So..."Free Game Empire" is charging 10 dollars for this download....hmmmm
11/9/2014 3:50:00 PM - wiktor star wars the klone wars
11/2/2014 11:52:00 PM - Earth Wookie My Mac prompt is telling me I need a "Windows emulator". I've got my TIE exe file, I downloaded Boxer for free but can't figure out what to do from here. Would someone be so kind as to walk me through from here?
10/18/2014 11:20:00 PM - FONZIE I can't get past the cutscene where Thrawn is promoted to grand admiral. Has anyone else had this problem?
10/13/2014 4:34:00 AM - I played this as a kid... it is STILL amazing!
9/26/2014 5:19:00 PM - Roy I got this running in one go on my Mac with Boxer.
9/16/2014 11:27:00 PM - Jonesy Has ANYONE had success on installing and playing this on MAC OSX using DOSBOX? I would love a detailed account of how you did it!
6/22/2014 4:36:00 PM - I would.play the games
5/22/2014 6:19:00 AM - Kyle Finally got it to work. When you mount the folder where all the tie fighter data is, just type 'start.bat' and the game will start to run! Tried for hours to get this game to work and it finally did! :)
4/5/2014 11:51:00 PM - Keeps telling me that start.bat is an illegal command.
4/1/2014 3:33:00 AM - Delta How do I make run the game? it sends me a error message and see if I need a x84 or x64. Please Help!
3/28/2014 12:19:00 AM - SGT_Snacks Darth Bronx, Enter DOS after closing Install.EXE and enter "TIE". Game should start but Resolution is kinda sucky
3/18/2014 1:38:00 AM - Darth Bronx If you can't enter your name, hit the windows key to minimize it. Then pull it back up and follow the instructions given at the start of the game to go back to full screen.
3/18/2014 12:03:00 AM - Darth Bronx I have downloaded the game off the free game empire servers and tried to install it onto boxer on my MAC. However, it says that I can't install it off the hard drive and I can't run the game without installing it. Any help?
2/2/2014 7:43:00 AM - RobTheMan Anyone have the same issue of being unable to type your name on the "enter your name, pilot" cue? I couldn't play, unfortunately.
1/27/2014 12:41:00 AM - DuoMaxwellofAfternet George: Your fix worked beyond admirably, dragging Start.bat onto the desktop icon. It started right up and now only works with an occasional sound error that I believe is because my sound card is just a cranky jerk of a soundcard. Gameplay is fanstastic, exactly as I remember it (Though I daresay the years have given me a little edge I lacked when I was a wee lad). You have my thanks. ^.^
1/23/2014 11:33:00 AM - George Hi, You probably only need to mount the game directory and run START.BAT, or drag&drop START.BAT on the desktop icon of Dosbox.
1/23/2014 11:24:00 AM - DuoMaxwellofAfternet This was, literally, my first computer game outside minesweeper and solitaire. I am overjoyed that it's now available free here. I have run into a slight snag, however. I downloaded the zip file in the hopes that I'd be able to run it from DOSbox, and I run into a wee error: When I get DOSbox to open it up, it gives me options to do a minimum install, recommended install, or maximum install, but they are grayed out and clicking on them gives the error "Unable to install from hard drive." I've searched a fair bit for a solution and have found none. If anyone knows a solution, I'd be much obliged.
1/5/2014 3:55:00 PM - Andre HI, Thanks for the Games. But i searched in the complete Internet for the Tie Fighter Version from the "Xwing Collector SERIES" or "Xwing Trilogy". With better graphic. I found it not. Not to load or buy. Has it anybody ?
12/18/2013 8:51:00 PM - Pilot Thanx for your help, Hermania!
11/1/2013 10:18:00 PM - Hermania Still fun to play!! You will need dosbox for this game. If you have problems with calibrating your joystick, go to Dosbox.conf (shortcut in startmenu) and open it . Find chapter -joystick- and set joystick to -2 axis-. The Z axis (twist) and throttle axis on most joystick can cause problems as these axis values are seen by the game but not used. It messes up your up-down and left-right .
10/3/2013 3:33:00 AM - AsIfItIs Recon, joysticks were the choice gaming utility in that time era! Not that I would know, I'm much too young to have played this regularly as a small child. I just like old games and Shareware.
8/29/2013 6:59:00 PM - Pilot Does anybody know how to get the joystick working? I can`t select it (only mouse and keyboard works)??? Thanx!
8/4/2013 12:47:00 PM - darksidr download tiecdjoy from lucasarts then the ms sidewinder pro will work
7/15/2013 12:33:00 AM - Petrodon It will work on a Mac right now, just use Boxer.
7/12/2013 5:25:00 PM - Recon those of you complaining your joy stick doesn't work and that you want it fixed. 2 things - 1 your getting the game for free stop complaining and use a mouse and keyboard. 2: its 19 years old of course it won't work with some of todays kit. use your brains. Morons!
7/6/2013 8:30:00 PM - Bronx Dear FREEGAMEEMPIRE, how much longer till you can make this game capable to run on a MAC> Also, I would like the other 5 or 6 missions added. That would make my day. Thanks!
7/6/2013 12:57:00 PM - Prenex This was a real space adventure game! I remember that I just couldn't turn enough fast for the against T/Adv missions with my mouse and I had to develop a little trainer in asm that enabled continous truning when the mouse pointer was up the screen etc. to win that battles ;-) Btw to be technically correct: The game if not flat shaded, but it uses phong shading - a technique little superior to than that of used in the x-wing ;-) Back to the gameplay: I actually amazed every time I reload this and play a little that how much good game was it.... It has great graphics in it's time but not that was that sold it. The gameplay was just too good and I reacall that last week my friend has shown me a spacesim in alpha state with really much-much key combinations and setting and my first toughts was that "aha that was used previusly in TIE, aha... that also used previusly but with a more clear keyboard settings..." etc :))))))
7/4/2013 8:03:00 PM - Bronx Do you have to play the battles to unlock the ones past 4, or does it just have those and the last few?
7/2/2013 2:10:00 PM - captain johnson Hi, I am trying to play on .net, but the game is running super slow. (its not because of my comp), My comp uses .001% memory to run this type of game at full blast. Also downloaded dosbox, but getting some 64 bit error when I try to run game, so not sure what to do either
6/26/2013 1:31:00 AM - Doobie Snacks to J86: There are updates from the Lucasarts website, one of which is supposed to fix the joystick issue. Haven't tried it personally, but I want to go back and play it and I came across that info. Hope it helps. http://www.lucasarts.com/support/update/tie.html
6/24/2013 5:21:00 AM - J86 Hey there, I have a Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick. I've calibrated and re-calibrated the thing and it still doesn't work. Any suggestions?? Spinning in space has given me a head ache, thanks!
6/9/2013 2:45:00 AM - Blake93 This is great! Wish we could get the X-wing collector's edition on here!!!
6/4/2013 4:06:00 PM - Melkirdin Collector's Edition wouldn't run on my machine, something about installing?
5/27/2013 12:24:00 PM - Ben Lewis Still no go on MS Sidewinder joystick on collectors edition :(
5/14/2013 11:55:00 PM - Andrew Gordon MS Sidewinder joystick will not work in collectors edition. Please please fix. I have tried downloading full game and changing config file to no avail. Please help.
4/30/2013 6:21:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire The Collector's Edition is now available. I have no time to test all features, so any feedback will be appreciated. Enjoy :-).
4/27/2013 8:41:00 PM - 32taron doesn't work on 64 bit pc :(((
4/26/2013 12:43:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire I will gladly put it up here but however I wasn't able to find it. If anyone have a download link or, even better, the original CD please let me know.
4/25/2013 9:21:00 PM - Steve Pettifer Collectors edition would rock - doubling up the res would just make it a lot easier to play on 22" monitors! Epic job on this though - so many good memories!
4/22/2013 3:25:00 AM - Justin Hatchett Any chance the collector's edition of this game will make it's way to this amazing site?
4/8/2013 9:52:00 PM - z3 gewehr, xpadder might work for you.
4/5/2013 9:59:00 PM - 17
4/3/2013 11:21:00 PM - Gewehr98 I have a Saitek X45 that the ClickOnce version does not recognize. Any way to get around this?
3/31/2013 5:23:00 PM - Eerie_Elf Okay, stupid question: I downloaded TIE Fighter, but how do I install it from my hard drive via DOSbox? I'm familiar with installing things from floppy disc drives, but not from hd folders... I'm in no way an expert on DOS and I don't know the correct commands, so I'm in need of some noob advice, please!
3/13/2013 12:35:00 AM - Imperial Sympathiser X-Wing works, as does Rebel Assault!
3/9/2013 2:24:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire X-Wing should work with joystick as well. Can you please check it and let me know.
3/9/2013 10:52:00 AM - ImperialSympathiser Joystick works so well! Oh man such an improvement. Will you guys be updating X-Wing to work with a joystick as well?
3/6/2013 9:44:00 PM - Bob12345 Game is really jumpy when I play it. Hard to dog fight. How do I make it run more smoothly?
3/6/2013 3:11:00 AM - Le-gendary Wow, 2nd time i played this game ages ago, i completed with a mouse instead of a joystick, i can be done, but i dident get so many secret missions completed ;-(... ps. one of the finest flight simulator games ever, got me into playing eve-online, space, flying and power what else do you need??
3/5/2013 1:07:00 AM - Thrawn227 Joystick works perfectly! Thank you!!
3/4/2013 1:57:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire Joystick should work now. Can someone please check ?
2/24/2013 9:46:00 PM - Chris Same deal, how do I get the joystick to work?
2/7/2013 9:17:00 PM - Proteus How do I get a Flight Stick to work with the online version? Trying to use my Ace Combat joystick from my Xbox. Anybody got any ideas?
2/6/2013 11:02:00 AM - Frrugo I have a problem while trying to accomplish a mission in battle II. The one with SPC Glas. All hostiles destroyed, Nazaar shuttle group survived, but the mission is stuck at that point. Any advice?
2/6/2013 10:02:00 AM - Frrugo Take some matches and count them :)
2/5/2013 8:24:00 PM - gideon how do i math
2/3/2013 7:11:00 AM - twitter/dove218 thank you for sharing this ....i have looked everywhere for it since 1999 and could not find a copy....one of the best games ever
12/31/2012 11:32:00 AM - Frrugo Classic TIE Fighter RULES!!!
11/20/2012 4:53:00 PM - gerrit tie bomber
11/20/2012 9:39:00 AM - gerrit i like tie bombers and tie figher
11/18/2012 8:28:00 AM - DefenderLover I can definitely see the Emperor saying that on the screenshot. I've always been a fan of the DOS version of Tie Fighter, especially loved the Tie Defender spaceship and I hope that we will see Tie Defenders in Star Wars Episode 7 when it comes out in theaters :)
11/5/2012 7:51:00 PM - Oyenmwen Can you see the Screenshots? Well that person saying, the empire is on the verge of success,looks very very ugly.
11/5/2012 7:30:00 PM - Owen What a day people, i love you.
11/5/2012 7:23:00 PM - Oyenmwen What a nice day , people
9/9/2012 2:31:00 PM - The Squidgster In response to a craft not spawning, I read somewhere that it's a glitch that occurs when a certain Secret Order objective is fulfilled in Battle 1. It was meant to be some sort of 'butterfly effect' thing, but it actually ended up making the mission unplayable. A quick google search should yield the results and tell you which objective to avoid.
7/17/2012 9:39:00 PM - Shadow Battle 2 Mission 3's issue is that the trigger for the ship to meet up with our star destroyer takes forever to engage. Won't take a guess as to why, but if you just sit there for a while and watch the ship creep closer at 1kmph, eventually it throttles up. Battle 2 Mission 4, on the other hand, flat out does not spawn a craft that must be destroyed for a primary objective and should be on the playing field from the beginning. I enjoy the rest of the game. Hopefully there is some solution able to be implemented.
7/16/2012 4:04:00 PM - UGH Fine, don't fucking fix it then.
7/6/2012 10:29:00 AM - FreeGameEmpire Can you please consult this Walkthrough : http://faqs.ign.com/articles/426/426566p1.html if you do everything correct ? There are different complains about different missions. I guess that if there was a complain about battle 2 mission 4 before, he was somehow able to accomplish Mission 3.
7/2/2012 3:31:00 PM - Uh So uh, still not fix for Battle 2, Mission 3?
7/1/2012 9:06:00 AM - imperial sympathizer Me again, sorry for continuing to pester. But is there a way to get the game to work with a joystick? (Also, that's awesome to see there's a possible lead on the expansion!)
6/27/2012 7:13:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire Hello, Grums, please can you contact me at freegameempire_at_gmail.com ? I will send you the instructions. Thanks. In any trouble use our feedback form.
6/25/2012 4:02:00 PM - Grums How do I submit the Collector's Edition CD image to this site?
6/20/2012 4:47:00 PM - Shadow Battle 2 Mission 4 seems to have a problem. One of the shuttles (Phantelene) required for the primary objectives does not spawn.
5/21/2012 7:14:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire TO: imperial sympathizer. Thanks for your concern, however, I was looking for some working version or even for Collector's Edition CD, but was not able to find a working download. It would be useful if someone can help or even provide the original CD content.
5/18/2012 6:32:00 PM - neurocron one of best games ever. very good space fighter simulation. ultrabomb for star wars fans
5/7/2012 8:11:00 AM - BadPuppy Works clean for me. Voices work (front log in), graphics steady, got all medals for B2m3
5/2/2012 5:08:00 AM - imperial sympathizer Would there be any way for you guys to load the expansion into this version of the game? So we could possibly use the missile boat and get some additional missions? Also, ywah, Battle 2, Mission 3 is broken. Is there anything that can be done to fix that or is it a problem with the original game?
3/19/2012 7:47:00 PM - Sky The graphics refresh is NASTY on this game. Running dosbox and i get only a few fps, and it takes a very long time time to refresh each frame (tearing).
2/23/2012 2:42:00 AM - How do you get the briefing voices to work?
2/22/2012 10:18:00 AM - FreeGameEmpire I don't see any viruses there, anyone else positive reports ? Anyway you are safe when running this game on dosbox, technically you will run the hypothetical virus only on dosbox :-) Anyway if anyone have a different version of this game, please write us through our feedback form.
2/20/2012 8:18:00 PM - Bl00d Antivir detects some Virus Traces - Maybe False Positiv ?!
2/11/2012 3:17:00 AM - how can i setup the graphics for this game?
2/10/2012 9:56:00 PM - emperor how can i improve graphics they r terrible
2/6/2012 5:16:00 PM - Come on now Battle 2 Mission 3 is unwinnable so it is impossible to advance in the game. This is a game killer, please respond.
2/1/2012 9:39:00 PM - Help Battle 2 Mission 3 is bugged. The shuttle won't move or attempt to dock.
1/29/2012 6:50:00 PM - xwing88 I am unable to get the joystick to work with this game
1/28/2012 7:32:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire Well, it looks like you are stuck with IE or you must try an older Firefox version. Plug-ins for Firefox are mostly in a bad shape for the newest versions. Anyway You can also use Google Chrome with clickOnce plug-in.
1/28/2012 9:47:00 AM - Imperial Sympathizer The most recent version. 9.0.1
1/27/2012 9:13:00 AM - FreeGameEmpire I think I know, where the problem is :-) I still use Firefox 3.6.20 because all other new versions had some serious bugs. Thats why all works for me maybe. I will try the newer version and see if this is the issue. What version do You use by the way ?
1/26/2012 8:51:00 PM - To clarify: The emulator-app and game ran perfectly with IE. But Firefox prompted me to download the EmulatorStarter again.
1/26/2012 8:49:00 PM - Imperial Sympathizer I just ran a test. It works on Internet Explorer (though the site itself loads very slowly). It still doesn't work with Firefox though. Thanks for the prompt replay!
1/26/2012 10:14:00 AM - FreeGameEmpire Hello, Can you please try IE first ? So we can see, if this problem is related to Firefox or something else. Thanks
1/26/2012 5:13:00 AM - Imperial Sympathizer Tried to Play NOW! but it just keeps making me install the plugin. I've already done so and installed the .NET thing. Running Firefox. Windows 7. Can someone please give me advice?
12/24/2011 9:41:00 PM - Kristov Would love a step by step installation guide . . .
12/21/2011 10:46:00 PM - stormtrooper cant get it to run...keeps downloading emulator starter
10/27/2011 7:54:00 AM - BadPuppy I Love this game. So far works great. Play hard! 'Play Now'
8/25/2011 12:18:00 AM - luke no not exactly kasperski just automatically deletes something
8/23/2011 2:13:00 PM - FreeGameEmpire Can you please tell me what exactly is causing this problem so I can remove it ? Thanks.
8/18/2011 8:00:00 PM - luke lol its damaged cause the malware got deleted
8/17/2011 3:02:00 PM - luke after downloading the zip is damaged so i cant unzip it nobody got that problem, too?
8/15/2011 4:48:00 PM - abee numpang nyedott..... hehee tkz!
8/10/2011 4:26:00 PM - D R works, its legit. ty guys!
7/21/2011 9:38:00 PM - DeCi Works like a charm! Very good game. Rebel Scum!
7/2/2011 3:44:00 AM - Ian R work - please
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