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The Dam Busters

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Dam Busters is an early flight simulation, set in World War II. It focuses on Dam Busters who historically were used to heavily bombard strategic objectives, in this case dams.

This task is not easy, as en route you will face heavy opposition forces. Fortunately, you won't be a sitting bomber in the air. Your aircraft is equipped with machine guns (left and right) with unlimited rounds of fire power, so fire at will as the enemy approaches.

When the time comes, you will have to bomb the target manually. So, get ready to unload the cargo and give them hell!


The Dam Busters ZX Spectrum Nose gunner view
The Dam Busters DOS The cockpit...where's the front lights?
The Dam Busters Commodore 64 Top gunner's station - you spend a lot of time in this station in the game
The Dam Busters Amstrad CPC Who you gonna call?

Alternate Titles

  • "The Dambusters" -- MSX media spelling
  • "Dam Busters" -- ColecoVision title

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The Press Says

Tilt Commodore 64 Sep, 1985 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 100
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1985 5 out of 5 100
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jun, 1985 78 out of 100 78
Computer Gamer Amstrad CPC Jul, 1986 14 out of 20 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apple II Nov, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Nov, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 25
The Video Game Critic ColecoVision Aug 04, 2000 F 0


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