UPDATE 2: The Tie Fighter Reconstructed page now has a version that is compatible with the GOG.com edition of the game. The GOG Editions of X-Wing and Tie Fighter are now available from gog.com– their release includes the original Floppy disk versions and the Windows CD-ROM versions, but currently does not include the DOS CD-ROM versions. Keep in mind that the GOG.com Windows versions have 3D Acceleration completely disabled (likely because these games do not run very well with 3D acceleration in Windows 8). This guide can help you get the original versions of X-Wing and Tie Fighter running with 3D acceleration, but only in Windows 7 or older.
UPDATE: The files from the Tie Fighter Reconstructed guide have been rehosted. In addition, some additional Troubleshooting notes have been added including for Windows 8, and the Balance of Power installation.
GUIDE: Its been over a decade since the last proper Star Wars flight sim was released from LucasArts, and many of us who were fans of the original series have been patiently waiting for a new installment for quite some time now. With the new Star Wars movies on the horizon, what else would be better than revisiting these games? …continue reading » Guide: Play X-Wing Series on a Modern Windows PC with an Xbox/PlayStation controller or a Flightstick (now works with GOG.com edition!)