XvT-F 89: McArthur's first mission

Battle Information

Game platform: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter
Missions: 1
Release date: 2002-06-09
Last updated: 2009-02-22
Average rating 3.1
Reviews: 9
Bug reports: 0
Times completed: 66
Patches used: None

Battle Reviews

And enjoyable and fun mission and recommended to play. You have several roles you can choose from, which is always great, with a selection of enemies who have different targets, which forces you to plan your approach to this mission.

A good FREE mission, the primary mission goal is easily accomplished although you do need to watch for any fighters making a run at the ATR. There are plenty of other enemies out there though to keep you entertained whilst you wait for the ATR to dock.

On easy this can be a straight forward dogfight, or you can jump in and help disable the ship first. Either way, it's a straightforward objective. You are flying a gunboat, however, so be mindful of your speed (or lack of it). Also, I didn't take advanced missiles and I regretted it. You're given torpedoes by default to help take out the target, but again on easy I didn't find those very useful. Recommend this one if you need something nice and easy.

I played on Easy. This was actually a decent mission. The enemies come at you from two directions and I could actually see this being difficult on higher levels of difficulty. It was decent enough.

From the beginning I just went in and did a dogfight against some enemies and before I knew it, the mission objectives were complete. Nothing major to have to worry about in this one so that's nice but I also felt like I should've looked at the objective screen first. Prett basic mission.

I liked this mission. It showcases the gunboat's utility as well as not making you feel you are fragged. I will revisit this one to try it out on hard.

Classic interdiction and seizure mission in a GUN. Well balanced, well planned, the mission was fun to play and fast to finish the primary goals, delving deeper in higher scores was a bit challenging but nevertheless very enjoyable. Worth a try

A decent mission, but very short.

Not bad. It's an okay mission, though you really should think up of a better name : )

Battle Bug Reports

There are currently no open bug reports for this battle.

High Scores

Mission: 38,610 CM Vanguard88 2023-07-31

Top Ten

(of available records)

1 38,610 CM Vanguard88 2023-07-31
2 31,704 GN Golbez Harvey 2016-08-30
3 29,440 LT Jake Russell 2003-02-10
4 28,865 GN Dunta Polo 2009-07-14
5 28,481 COL Gyssler 2018-09-06
6 28,197 CM El Guapo 2004-11-09
7 27,369 COL Zystem Fryar 2003-09-17
8 27,335 CPT Daar Skeloria 2004-12-18
9 27,195 HA Anahorn Dempsey 2014-11-03
10 26,801 CM Dukimar 2003-09-17

Battle Completion Statistics

This battle has been flown by 60 pilots a total of 64 times.

X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter Free Mission

Title:		 McArthur's first mission
Missions:	 1
Medal:		 Medal of the Advisor
Author:		 FL/LCM William McArthur/Copperhead 2-1/Wing XIV/ISD Intrepid
Game Platform:	 X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter


The Imperial.lst replaces your original file, so back that up!

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 to start XvT and fly the battle.
- Create a new pilot for the mission based on your name or PIN and the mission number. 
For example, SL Stele playing Free Mission 80 would make a new pilot file named "StelFM80." 
or a Pilot with PIN 2883 playing Free Mission 69 would make a new pilot file named "2883fm69" 
- Begin flying the first training mission.

A military advisor told us that a "civilan" Freighter hidding some Rebels will past trough 
our sector in a couple of minutes.The Intrepid's pilots will try to capture it.