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Dawn Patrol

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
...
3.2
DOS
78
3.6
PC-98
...
3.2
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Description

Having simulated modern-day planes with Flight of the Intruder, and World War 2 with Overlord, Rowan brought World War 1 to life in this flight simulation. It is structured around an illustrated book with pilot biographies, all of which modify as the game goes on and events unfold. 150 missions are featured, each with fully inter-linked briefings. There are 13 different fighter planes to fly, both Allied and German (Fokker Dr.I, Fokker Eindecker, Fokker D.VII, Albatros D.I, D.II, D.III, Royal Aircraft Factory SE.5a, Airco DH.2, Sopwith Pup, Sopwith Camel, Sopwith Triplane, Nieuport Scout, SPAD VII).

Screenshots

Dawn Patrol DOS External view of the attack
Dawn Patrol DOS External view showing an German Albatross in VGA (low-res) mode
Dawn Patrol DOS Choose a pilot to fly.
Dawn Patrol DOS Map view

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User Reviews

Well worth a crack at. DOS Lee Robert (2)

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) DOS Dec, 1994 90 out of 100 90
PC Joker DOS Nov, 1994 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1995 10 out of 12 83
PC Gamer DOS Mar, 1995 83 out of 100 83
Power Play DOS Dec, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1995 80 out of 100 80
High Score DOS Jan, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Joystick (French) Amiga Apr, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jan, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) DOS Mar, 1995 63 out of 100 63

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Trivia

Covermount release

The full version of this game was released on a cover disc for Computer Game Entertainment magazine.
Contributed to by Verk (203), Martin Smith (63136) and Terok Nor (19024)