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  TIE fighter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A TIE fighter is a fictional starfighter in the Star Wars universe and is the standard Imperial starfighter.
TIE is an acronym for "Twin Ion Engine", and the TIE fighter is the mainstay of the Imperial fleet throughout the original Star Wars trilogy (episodes IV-VI).
Like stormtroopers, TIE pilots were addressed by a number, such as DS-61-2 (the first two letters indicate the posting, the next two or three digits indicate the squadron number, and the last number indicates the pilot's ranking in the squadron).
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 Star Wars: TIE Fighter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
TIE Fighter is the sequel to Star Wars: X-Wing, and the first game of the series that puts the player on the side of the Galactic Empire.
The main character of TIE Fighter is Maarek Stele, although his name is only revealed in the official strategy guide as well as a novella entitled The Stele Chronicles that came with the initial release versions of the game.
In the early missions, the conventional TIE Fighters and TIE Interceptors were often equipped with a small load of warheads.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Star_Wars:_TIE_Fighter   (1126 words)

  
 SSD | Imperial Ships: TIE Fighter
Sienar Fleet Systems' TIE (Twin Ion Engine) fighter is the clearest symbol of the IMperial Navy's control of space.Tie Fighters are present aboard even the smallest imperial cruisers and are stationed at starports and garrison bases across the galaxy, an ever reminder of the Empires might.
Tie Fighters are short range ships whose most distinguishing feature is the pair of dominant solar array wings mounted on either side of a small, spherical command pod.
TIE fighters are used for planetary and cruiser defense as well as in assualts against Rebel, pirate, and alien vessels.
www.angelfire.com /scifi/stormsquad/tie.html   (506 words)

  
 Sienar Fleet System's TIE Fighter
Once a Tie Fighter was on an enemy's six, it hung tenaciously to that position until the foe was obliterated.
Standard armament on the TIE Fighter consists of twin laser cannons mounted in the spherical shell of the spacecraft.
TIE Fighters may be retrofitted to fire proton torpedoes, bombs and missiles.
members.aol.com /hlion12/tie/tiefighter.htm   (1215 words)

  
 TIE Fighter
In short, the TIE Fighter filled the need for a deep-space starfighter that was inexpensive, quick to manufacture and was relatively powerful, especially in large numbers.
TIE Fighters are stationed onboard even the smallest Imperial warships and are present at starports and garrison bases across the galaxy.
The TIE Fighter's ion engines require only a tiny sum of fuel, minimizing the fighter's mass/inertia quotient to the point that it can make high-speed course changes that are simply not possible for other fighters.
www.galacticempiredatabank.com /TIEFighter.html   (1951 words)

  
 TIE/ln starfighter - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The TIE/ln starfighter, often referred to as the TIE Fighter, was the standard Imperial starfighter seen in massive numbers throughout the Galactic Civil War.
Life-support systems were not usually included, but each TIE pilot had a fully-sealed flight suit superior to their Rebel counterparts.
The original TIE/ln fighters seen in A New Hope were relatively white in color, the TIEs of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi were more grey with a gradual blueish hue added during post-production.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/TIE_Fighter   (813 words)

  
 Tie Fighter
The Tie Fighter is one of several Micro Collection vehicles that has the special "crash" feature.
The Tie fighter is held together by an internal cord that also allows it to snap easily back into place.
The Tie Fighter also has a cockpit that opens and closes for easy access to the pilot.
www.12back.com /micro/tfighter.php3   (192 words)

  
 Star Wars: TIE Fighter - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
TIE Fighter is the sequel to Star Wars: X-wing and the first Star Wars game ever on the side of the Galactic Empire.
Available craft to fly are: TIE Fighter, TIE Bomber, TIE Interceptor, TIE Advanced and several original ones like Assault Gunboat, TIE Defender (later added to The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels) and Missile Boat (in the expansions only).
TIE Fighter had a major retouch for its release along with the collections X-wing Collector Series (1998) and X-wing Trilogy (1999).
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Star_Wars:_TIE_Fighter   (763 words)

  
 Allen's TIE Fighter Page
Defend a convoy of freighters in an unshielded TIE.
Tie Fighter Freelance Pilot Battle, by Mark Shenefelt (markshen@konnections.com) Six mission battle.
Tie Fighter: Collectors CD Battles by Michael Raven Twenty battles.
www.softlyspokenmagicspells.com /tie.html   (2220 words)

  
 TIE Fighter - Windows Review
In fact, TIE Fighter is easily the best space shooter (or vehicular combat game) ever in my opinion, far and away superior to modern travesties like Starfighter.
TIE Fighter is a classic free-form space shooter, of the genre that was pioneered by games like Wing Commander.
TIE Fighter is one of the only games in existence that has absolutely nothing wrong with it.
www.netjak.com /review.php/995   (1980 words)

  
 The TIE Fighter
The TIE Fighter is the premier symbol of the Imperial Navy's control of space.
The TIE, (twin ion engine) is both a ground-based and a space-based fighter craft.Though short-ranged and sub-light capable only, with no shields, the TIE presents a small profile from the front and back and its incredible maneuverability makes it a difficult target to hit in combat.
The TIE sports a pair of forward-mounted, fire-linked L-s1 laser cannons located in the undercarriage and fed by power generators and batteries.
members.aol.com /jsolusar/TIEFighter.html   (781 words)

  
 FAQ for 'TIE Fighter'
The beautiful thing about the map in TIE Fighter compared to X-Wing is the ability to simulate a 3-d situation, and view it from any angle, instead of a 2-D 'flat' map.
TIE Bomber The Bomber is the slowest of the unshielded craft, but also the toughest and most heavily armed.
TIE Advanced The TIE Advanced is a joy to fly and suitable for almost any type of mission.
members.tripod.com /~stanislavs/games/tiefight.faq   (7218 words)

  
 Star Wars TIE Fighter: Collector's CD-ROM for PC Review - PC Star Wars TIE Fighter: Collector's CD-ROM Review
TIE Fighter is the best space combat game ever made.
The original TIE Fighter put you into the cockpit of one of Darth Vader's fighter ships, those nasty, nimble pests that gave you so much trouble in X-Wing.
The latest incarnation of TIE Fighter is the Collector's CD-ROM, which gives the game a needed facelift and brings the total number of available missions to over 100.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sim/tiefightercollectorscdrom/review.html   (423 words)

  
 Star Wars: Blogs | Shroud of the Dark Side | TIE Fighter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
TIE Fighter, like the true Star Wars simulation games of its time, did not try to be 'easy to learn' like the often arcade-ish games nowadays.
TIE Fighter was amazing in the way it treated the Empire.
I recently dug out my TIE Fighter CD (this is the Win95/98 version that was released with updated graphics that runs on operating systems other than DOS) to see if I could grab the music, and it turns out that it's all just WAV files.
blogs.starwars.com /ywingempress/41   (1361 words)

  
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TIE Fighter can automatically backup and restore your pilot so that you do not have to backup your pilot-file manually as I had to do in X-Wing.
I've also got an FAQ for TIE Fighter, but it is not so extensive - just mission objectives and a procedure to complete them.
TIE Fighter - I know, I know, it is another game, but who cares...)
members.tripod.com /~stanislavs/games/tie.htm   (428 words)

  
 TIE FIGHTER by LucasArts
The regimentation of a well-ordered military forces the soldier to focus on day-to-day survival in a strict chain of command; larger issues of imperialism, fascism, and genocide are well removed from the soldier in the foxhole, submarine, or TIE fighter.
Tie Fighters and Interceptors have no shields; you are allowed two hits, if you're lucky, before you blow up.
Luckily, the Tie is so maneuverable and small that your opponent can't seem to touch you if he's not directly behind you for a second or more.
www.ibiblio.org /GameBytes/issue20/greviews/tie.html   (2862 words)

  
 Amazon.com: LEGO TIE Fighter: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
But the #7146 TIE Fighter was one I failed to obtain (at first; I have it now), and I was glad to see Lego changed almost nothing from the original.
The sleek look of the TIE Fighter is exactly the same as before, the colors are all identical, and they enhanced the Vader minifig by giving him an illustrious light-up lightsabre.
The TIE Fighter is one of the most recognizable ships in the Star Wars universe, since it appeared in episodes IV-VI and is set to appear yet again in Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000639LGA?v=glance   (1595 words)

  
 TIE/fc Fighter
The TIE/fc Fighter is one of the most manoeuvrable fighters in the TIE series, which can be a horrific shock to Rebel pilots complacent with having the manoeuvring edge.
This TIE variant operates by hovering near a target and is primarily employed to improve the fire control and accuracy of long-range capital ship weapons; although its secondary purpose is to improve the fire accuracy of other TIEs.
This fighter also serves as a target acquisition craft, as its fire controller uses a laser target-designating sensor to guide precision shots, through "illuminating" or "painting" the target.
www.galacticempiredatabank.com /TIEFireControl.html   (353 words)

  
 Star Wars: Databank | TIE fighter
Bursting from Imperial hangar bays in gnat-like clouds are the standard starfighters of the Imperial arsenal -- the Twin Ion Engine craft known as the TIE starfighter.
TIE fighters were typically employed en masse to make up for their shortcomings.
As the Galactic Civil War raged on, the standard TIE arsenal was supplemented with more advanced and specialized craft, such as the fearsome TIE interceptor and the dedicated TIE bomber.
www.starwars.com /databank/starship/tiefighter   (177 words)

  
 Applelinks.com: Retro Review: Tie Fighter Collector's CD ROM
Okay, now that you're back and have both "X-Wing" and "TIE Fighter" installed, you'll find that there is a lot you have to learn to be effective in either game.
If I had to make one complaint about "TIE Fighter" (and this may sound hypocritical considering what I just said about keeping the hard disk requirements down), it'd be about the music.
As another and completely different take on the "Star Wars" saga, "TIE Fighter" is faithful to its predecessors while being original enough to generate the same enthusiasm.
www.applelinks.com /reviews/tiefighter.shtml   (1185 words)

  
 TIE FIGHTER from LucasArts
Tie Fighter boasts many small but significant improvements over its predecessor X-Wing, and resolves most of the complaints players had about the original game.
In Tie Fighter, however, the problem is resolved by allowing the player to change difficulty levels, use invulnerability (and still get credit for the mission), and/or opt not to finish secondary or bonus goals.
Racing too close to a tie fighter or raking an enemy with laser fire will produce effects that are straight out of the feature films.
www.ibiblio.org /GameBytes/issue21/editor/tierev.html   (2768 words)

  
 TIE Line Fighter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Designed to replace the aging TIE Fighter, the TIE/ln is an extremely fast and maneuverable fighter.
It is a superior fighter of its time and can beat the Y-wing and Z-95 Headhunter in most engagements.
Also, like other TIE ships, it is built exclusively from Seinar Fleet Systems components, and has no primary life support systems.
insd.swcombine.com /insd/tieln.htm   (174 words)

  
 Tie Fighter
He created this program as a Star Wars game where you are in a tie fighter, and you have to shoot down all the other tie fighters.
All you have to do is click on the tie fighters and they "blow up." It's another pointless wack-a-mole style game that's bound to make you board after a while.
I'm not saying not to buy Lucas Art's version, but Bob Spidale's Tie Fighter is free, and it's not the worst game in the world so you might just want to try it out.
www.sharewarejunkies.com /8zwd6/tie_fighter.htm   (181 words)

  
 Emperor's Hammer TIE Fighter Corps - An Online Star Wars Gaming Club
Welcome to the official homepage of the Emperor's Hammer TIE Corps, an elite organization founded over five years ago for the best starfighter pilots in the galaxy fighting for law and order.
and officially represent the Emperor's Hammer in X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter and X-Wing Alliance competitions against Rebel and Imperial clubs and squadrons, flying on behalf of the Emperor's Hammer on The Zone, Kali and IRC.
Their duties are extensive as they continue to maintain the Fleet and overlook the organization with watchful eyes.
www.ehtiecorps.org   (282 words)

  
 Star Wars: Databank | TIE Advanced x1 Starfighter
Faced with a daring attack on their seemingly unstoppable Death Star battle station by tiny Rebel starfighters, the Empire was willing to trust the technological giant to crush the smaller foe.
Unwilling to underestimate the Rebel threat, Vader personally commanded a hand-picked squadron of TIE fighters into battle.
As the Imperial fighter craft screamed into space, Vader sat at the controls of his own customized fighter.
www.starwars.com /databank/starship/tieadvancedx1   (204 words)

  
 Bonus Game: Tie Fighter
Tie Fighter is a game for the ATARI 400 or 800 computer requiring Atari BASIC 16K for cassette or 24K for disk system.
There is a time limit for you to destroy the Tie Fighters.
Notice the smooth animation of the Tie Fighter.
www.atarimagazines.com /vbook/tiefighter.html   (325 words)

  
 Code 3 Collectibles® - Star Wars Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Having the distinct characteristics of large twin solar arrays, the Empire's TIE Starfighters have become the most widely recognizable symbol of the Imperial forces.
Differing from the standard TIE, Vader's custom TIE Advance X1 has larger, angular wings, a longer rear engine, and both protective shields and hyperdrive capability.
This replica of the TIE Advance X1 Starfighter was molded based on the original models and photos from the Lucasfilm archives.
www.code3.net /product/detail.asp?item=15028   (229 words)

  
 X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter Review
Occasionally you hear the hum of a TIE engine, and you certainly hear your own buzzing one, but otherwise it is remarkably sparse.
On the other side of the fence, the classic TIE Fighter style dynamic midi music has been removed.
I felt extremely disappointed in X-Wing Vs. TIE Fighter and Balance of Power a short time after I bought it.
www.makeitsimple.com /gaming/game_reviews/xwingvstiefighter   (949 words)

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