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''X-Wing'' is a PC Space SimulationGame first launched in 1993, with various expansion packs and collector's editions being released as late as 1997.

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''X-Wing'' is a ''Franchise/StarWars'' PC Space SimulationGame first launched in 1993, with various expansion packs and collector's editions being released as late as 1997.


* FeaturelessProtagonist: {{Feelies}} and materials from the [[AllThereInTheManual Limited version]] and Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse indicate that the PlayerCharacter's name is "Keyan Farlander", he was flying the surviving Y-Wing at Yavin, and he goes on to be a Jedi. In-game one of the cutscenes from the ExpansionPack has Luke Skywalker specifically refer to a "Lieutenant Farlander". There is some confusion in the original release, however, as one of the historical training missions is named "Farlander's First Mission", suggesting he is a different pilot from the rookie player. The aforementioned materials do explain this: the player character ''is'' Keyan Farlander, and that while still in training he was pulled out of training to fly the "real" Farlander's First Mission flight (unseen in the game); when he returned to pilot training, they'd already incorporated a simulation of it as a training scenario.

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* FeaturelessProtagonist: {{Feelies}} and materials from the [[AllThereInTheManual Limited version]] and Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Franchise/StarWarsLegends indicate that the PlayerCharacter's name is "Keyan Farlander", he was flying the surviving Y-Wing at Yavin, and he goes on to be a Jedi. In-game one of the cutscenes from the ExpansionPack has Luke Skywalker specifically refer to a "Lieutenant Farlander". There is some confusion in the original release, however, as one of the historical training missions is named "Farlander's First Mission", suggesting he is a different pilot from the rookie player. The aforementioned materials do explain this: the player character ''is'' Keyan Farlander, and that while still in training he was pulled out of training to fly the "real" Farlander's First Mission flight (unseen in the game); when he returned to pilot training, they'd already incorporated a simulation of it as a training scenario.


* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: In one mission in your efforts to steal Imperial grain to provide foodstuffs for the undersupplied Alliance, a Rebel freighter's arrival to retrieve the cargo will trigger the arrival of a Star Destroyer aptly named, ''Badi Dea''. Although naturally you survive, it doesn't end well for your allies.....

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: In one mission in your efforts to steal Imperial grain to provide foodstuffs for the undersupplied Alliance, a Rebel freighter's arrival to retrieve the cargo will trigger the arrival of a Star Destroyer aptly named, ''Badi Dea''. Although naturally you survive, it doesn't end well for your allies.....allies...


* MightyGlacier: The Y-Wing is the Alliance's mainstay bomber; it's slow, but with four beam weapons and a generous supply of torpedoes it packs a sizable punch. It can double as a fighter is nothing better is available, but suffers badly when pitted against faster craft.

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* MightyGlacier: The Y-Wing is the Alliance's mainstay bomber; it's slow, but with four beam weapons and a generous supply of torpedoes it packs a sizable punch. It can double as a fighter is if nothing better is available, but suffers badly when pitted against faster craft.


* KnowWhenToFoldEm: Some already completed missions can end up deadly if the player decides to stay and fight the strong but late Imperial reinforcements in order to rack up additional points and victories.



* LeadTheTarget: At least your weapon indicators indicate if the laser cannon would hit.



* KnowWhenToFoldEm: Some already completed missions can end up deadly if the player decides to stay and fight the strong but late Imperial reinforcements in order to rack up additional points and victories.
* LeadTheTarget: At least your weapon indicators indicate if the laser cannon would hit.

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* IncrediblyObviousBomb: The rebels smuggle one of these onboard an Imperial Star Destroyer at the end of the first campaign. It's implied to be hidden among the cargo delivery brought on board using a stolen imperial shuttle, but in the cutscenes it's a device with a very obvious timer counting down to zero attached to the side of a crate.


* SdrawkcabName: Many freighters are named after Creator/LucasArts [[DuelingGames archrival]] companies back in the day; Nigiro, Arreis, Orcim/Esorp ([[VideoGame/WingCommander Origin]], Creator/MicroProse, and Creator/{{Sierra}}). Since freighters are often [[ButtMonkey sitting ducks]] and there is also one called ''Diputs'' (Stupid in reverse) the whole thing seems like a stealth TakeThat.

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* SdrawkcabName: Many freighters are named after Creator/LucasArts [[DuelingGames archrival]] companies back in the day; Nigiro, Arreis, Orcim/Esorp ([[VideoGame/WingCommander ([[Creator/OriginSystems Origin]], Creator/MicroProse, and Creator/{{Sierra}}). Since freighters are often [[ButtMonkey sitting ducks]] and there is also one called ''Diputs'' (Stupid in reverse) the whole thing seems like a stealth TakeThat.


* GunshipRescue: There is at least one mission where the Mon Calamari Cruiser ''Cathleen'' appears at the end to pull your ass out of the fire. ''TIE Fighter'' introduced the ability to call for reinforcements in most missions, and in one "protect the space platform from raiders" mission, calling for reinforcements summons a ''Star Destroyer''.

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* GunshipRescue: There is at least one mission where the Mon Calamari Cruiser ''Cathleen'' appears at the end to pull your ass out of the fire. ''TIE Fighter'' introduced the ability to call Calling for reinforcements would become a feature in most missions, and in one "protect the space platform from raiders" mission, calling for reinforcements summons a ''Star Destroyer''.sequel.


Initially the game lets you fly either an [[JackOfAllStats X-Wing space superiority fighter]], [[MightyGlacier Y-Wing assault fighter]] or [[FragileSpeedster A-Wing high-speed interceptor]]. A later expansion pack adds the [[LightningBruiser B-Wing heavy assault starfighter]], which is a vast improvement over the Y-Wing, as well as extra missions rounding the campaign to 50 total and bringing the game up to just before the Battle of Hoth. ''X-Wing'' has the distinct honor of being the first ''Star Wars'' game with an original plot, rather than being an adaptation of one of the movies.[[note]]Although the final missions of the game do recreate the climactic assault on the Death Star from [[Film/ANewHope the original film]].[[/note]]

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Initially the game lets you fly either an [[JackOfAllStats X-Wing space superiority fighter]], [[MightyGlacier Y-Wing assault fighter]] or [[FragileSpeedster A-Wing high-speed interceptor]]. A later expansion pack adds the [[LightningBruiser B-Wing heavy assault starfighter]], which is a vast improvement over the Y-Wing, as well as extra missions rounding the campaign to 50 total and bringing the game up to just before the Battle of Hoth. ''X-Wing'' has the distinct honor of being the first ''Star Wars'' game with an original plot, rather than being an adaptation of one of the movies.[[note]]Although with only the final missions of the base game do recreate being an almost direct adaptation, recreating the climactic assault on the Death Star from [[Film/ANewHope the original film]].[[/note]]
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Initially the game lets you fly either an [[JackOfAllStats X-Wing space superiority fighter]], [[MightyGlacier Y-Wing assault fighter]] or [[FragileSpeedster A-Wing high-speed interceptor]]. A later expansion pack adds the [[LightningBruiser B-Wing heavy assault starfighter]], which is a vast improvement over the Y-Wing, as well as extra missions rounding the campaign to 50 total and bringing the game up to just before the Battle of Hoth. ''X-Wing'' has the distinct honor of being the first ''Star Wars'' game with an original plot, rather than being an adaptation of one of the movies.

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Initially the game lets you fly either an [[JackOfAllStats X-Wing space superiority fighter]], [[MightyGlacier Y-Wing assault fighter]] or [[FragileSpeedster A-Wing high-speed interceptor]]. A later expansion pack adds the [[LightningBruiser B-Wing heavy assault starfighter]], which is a vast improvement over the Y-Wing, as well as extra missions rounding the campaign to 50 total and bringing the game up to just before the Battle of Hoth. ''X-Wing'' has the distinct honor of being the first ''Star Wars'' game with an original plot, rather than being an adaptation of one of the movies.
movies.[[note]]Although the final missions of the game do recreate the climactic assault on the Death Star from [[Film/ANewHope the original film]].[[/note]]


Initially the game lets you fly either an [[JackOfAllStats X-Wing space superiority fighter]], [[MightyGlacier Y-Wing assault fighter]] or [[FragileSpeedster A-Wing high-speed interceptor]]. A later expansion pack adds the [[LightningBruiser B-Wing heavy assault starfighter]], which is a vast improvement over the Y-Wing, as well as extra missions rounding the campaign to 50 total and bringing the game up to just before the Battle of Hoth.

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Initially the game lets you fly either an [[JackOfAllStats X-Wing space superiority fighter]], [[MightyGlacier Y-Wing assault fighter]] or [[FragileSpeedster A-Wing high-speed interceptor]]. A later expansion pack adds the [[LightningBruiser B-Wing heavy assault starfighter]], which is a vast improvement over the Y-Wing, as well as extra missions rounding the campaign to 50 total and bringing the game up to just before the Battle of Hoth. \n ''X-Wing'' has the distinct honor of being the first ''Star Wars'' game with an original plot, rather than being an adaptation of one of the movies.


* PragmaticAdaptation: The game seriously reduces the firing rate of both your and the enemy ships to avoid having too many moving objects to keep track of at once and to avoid having ships being ridiculously fragile to concentrated fire or laser blasts being ridiculously ineffective on and individual basis.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: The game seriously reduces the firing rate of both your and the enemy ships to avoid having too many moving objects to keep track of at once and to avoid having ships being ridiculously fragile to concentrated fire or laser blasts being ridiculously ineffective on and an individual basis.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: The game seriously reduces the firing rate of both your and the enemy ships to avoid having too many moving objects to keep track of at once and to avoid having ships being ridiculously fragile to concentrated fire or laser blasts being ridiculously ineffective on and individual basis.

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** He even has two action figures!


* FragileSpeedster: The very fast A-Wing is the weakest Rebel fighter, in terms of both shields and hull.

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* FragileSpeedster: The very fast A-Wing is the weakest Rebel fighter, fighter in terms of both shields and hull.hull, and it only has light armament. Enemy pilots need a lot of luck to land hits on it, though, while it flies circles around them and administers a DeathOfAThousandCuts.

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