Airfix: Dogfighter (Windows)

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Description

Airfix: Dogfighter is an action-oriented World War II flight game with a difference: the player gets to fly model WWII planes around a house, shooting Mom's best china, attacking the enemy base (in the living room downstairs) or blasting through a window and taking on the enemy in the back garden.

There are overall 20 missions in which the objectives range from escorting bombs to destroying enemy units. The player gets to fly 14 historical aeroplanes which weapon systems can be upgraded over time - from rockets to atomic bombs. For this the player needs to collect power-ups which are scattered in the environment. Besides weapon upgrades there are also fuel, health, and ammo replenishers to find. There are two campaigns for the Axis and the Allied.

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Airfix: Dogfighter Windows Dive bombing?
Airfix: Dogfighter Windows A pilot with all his medals
Airfix: Dogfighter Windows My Hawker Hurricane taking off .
Airfix: Dogfighter Windows Man, what painting is that?

Alternate Titles

  • "Dogfighter" -- Brazilian title
  • "Airfix 模型飞机大战" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Privat Computer PC 2000 81 out of 100 81
Gry OnLine Jan 05, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 06, 2000 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 2000 78 out of 100 78
Imperium Gier Oct 10, 2001 7.7 out of 10 77
PC Joker Nov, 2000 77 out of 100 77
CyberJoy Feb 20, 2001 3.5 out of 5 70
Gamekult Dec 17, 2000 6 out of 10 60
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 5.9 out of 10 59
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 54 out of 100 54

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Engine

The game engine used for Airfix Dogfighter was originally developed for a completely different game -- an action-strategy game called Enforce, which, however, never saw the light of day.

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Andrew Hartnett (2210) added Airfix: Dogfighter (Windows) on Jan 11, 2001