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Achtung Spitfire

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
3.0
Windows
81
3.2
Windows 3.x
...
3.0
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Description

Achtung Spitfire is the sequel to Over the Reich. It is a turn based Strategy/Simulation game which covers aviation history from 1939 to 1945 and includes the R.A.F., the Luftwaffe, and the French Armee de l'Air and has different campaigns for each air force.

The game shares the same interface and flight engine of its predecessor, so anyone that has played Over the Reich is familiarized with this game.

The game itself consists of commanding a series of pilots which you can manage to achieve the mission goal. It also regards the technical evolutions during the war, which means you have different types of planes at your disposal as the game progresses. After you have chosen the right pilots it's time to intercept, attack enemies or defend your own allies.

The game is turn based but you have limited autonomy each time you play according to your plane's speed and torque.

Screenshots

Achtung Spitfire Windows Your pilot's roster, here you can manage your pilots..
Achtung Spitfire Windows Intercepting Jerry. Too bad about Biggin Hill.
Achtung Spitfire Windows A dogfight between Spitfires and 2  Bf 109s,No hope for the Bf 109s!
Achtung Spitfire Macintosh In range and better position increases hit ratio of target

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User Reviews

Turn-based flying? Are you nuts?? Yes, I am, and I love it! Windows M B (18)

The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Dec, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameCell UK Windows Mar, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Gamer Windows Dec, 1997 85 out of 100 85
macHOME Macintosh Jan, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Nov 24, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide Windows 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Windows Oct 06, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Jeux Windows 3.x Nov, 1997 67 out of 100 67
Mac Addict Macintosh Mar, 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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