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Battle of Britain (Windows)

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Battle of Britain is a turn-based simulation of aerial fights between Germany and Britain in 1940. There are two campaigns with two different goals: The Britons need to defend their country and Germany wants to conquer it.

As expected of such a game the most time is spent on a overhead map of Britain and northern Europe and several statistics screens. The rounds are divided into two parts: In the first both Britain and Germany give orders to their forces, in the second these orders are carried out in real time. During this the game can be paused at any time to give further orders. The success is measured by points which the player receives for certain actions, e.g. destroying an enemy aircraft.

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Battle of Britain Windows In real-time mode, the map will also display changing weather conditions and cloud cover
Battle of Britain Windows Clicking on any map facilities will bring up information on its function, size, capacity, defences and damage status
Battle of Britain Windows Events, such as a successful bombing, are illustrated with historic video footage
Battle of Britain Windows The game map covers the British Isles and the western coast of continental Europe

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The Press Says

GameBlitz 1999 82 out of 100 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot May 04, 1999 7.7 out of 10 77
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 30, 2000 7 out of 10 70
PC Jeux Jun, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Power Play May, 1999 65 out of 100 65
PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1999 58 out of 100 58
PC Player (Germany) Jun, 1999 52 out of 100 52
Génération 4 Jun, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33
Spel för Alla Aug, 1999 1 out of 10 10

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Patrick Bregger (112077) added Battle of Britain (Windows) on Jul 15, 2009