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DescriptionYou are an allied fighter pilot in WW1, duking it out with the "Huns" up in the sky in over 200 missions.
The missions usually come in three flavors: Top-down view bombing missions where you have to take out strategically important targets, isometric strafing runs where you get to blast anything that you fancy blasting with an unlimited supply of ammo, and of course the main part: Dogfights in the sky. Rendered in 3D, seems from behind your head.
The game is set in the years 1916 through 1918, and to loosen things up a little, we get to read a page of our character's new entry for the diary-like journal in his company between every mission.
Part of the Following Groups
|Dogfight sim with atmosphere||EboMike (3009)|
|A simple but very effective WWI flight simulation||Triggerhappy (3)|
The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Oct, 1990||94 out of 100||94|
|The One||Oct, 1990||91 out of 100||91|
|Commodore i Amiga||Mar, 1992||9 out of 10||90|
|Zero||Nov, 1990||87 out of 100||87|
|Zzap!||Nov, 1990||83 out of 100||83|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||1990||83 out of 100||83|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Nov, 1990||825 out of 1000||82|
|Power Play||Nov, 1990||75 out of 100||75|
|Amiga Joker||Sep, 1990||71 out of 100||71|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Dec, 1991||70|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Wings: Director's Cut funding failed||1||Yearman (17955)
Sep 12, 2012
TriviaWings was named #65 overall among the “150 Best Games of All Time” by Computer Gaming World Magazine (15th Anniversary Issue--November 1996).
Related Web Sites
- Wings -- Publisher's site (for GBA version) with game info screenshots and more.
EboMike (3009) added Wings (Amiga) on Sep 25, 2002