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Description

B-17 Flying Fortress is a simulation of the legendary heavy bomber of World War II.

After customizing one's bomber with nose art and a name, one of several randomly assigned bombing missions into Germany must be flown. The game not only features actual flight simulation, but also crew management. Each of the 10 crew members has ratings for categories like piloting, bombing and gunnery. During a mission, crew members can be reassigned to other posts if needed because of injuries. Each position including the pilot seat, the guns and the bombing sight can of course also be controlled by the player.

A historically accurate number of 25 missions must be flown and survived to complete a tour of duty.

Screenshots

B-17 Flying Fortress Amiga Select your nose art
B-17 Flying Fortress Amiga Title screen [2]
B-17 Flying Fortress Amiga Taking a look at the navigation map.
B-17 Flying Fortress Amiga Pilot cockpit window

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Alternate Titles

  • "B-17 Flying Fortress: World War II Bombers in Action" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

AmigaInfo Mar, 1997 87 out of 100 87
Pelit Mar, 1993 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1993 9 out of 12 75
Amiga Games Apr, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Play Time Jun, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Joker May, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1993 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play May, 1993 59 out of 100 59

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Trivia

Freeware release

In 2000, Microprose has allowed the developer of B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th, the game's 'sequel', to release the original B-17 Flying Fortress games as freeware in a promotional attempt. See the links section for the address.

Related Web Sites

  • Bomb-Away.net's freeware download of B-17 Flying Fortress (In an attempt to promote this upcoming game, Hasbro/Microprose has released the original B-17 Flying Fortress game as freeware to be downloaded at the developer's site.

    For those who have purchased the game (worth it for the manual), this site also has crew editors and other neat little utilities all in one place.)
NGC 5194 (17261) added B-17 Flying Fortress (Amiga) on Oct 08, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Verk (203) and Martin Smith (62888)