Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (Windows)

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps is a real time strategy game, set during the North Africa Campaign of World War II. The player can take either the side of the Axis, led by Rommel, or of the Allies, led by Montgomery.

The game features distinctive story lines for both sides, experience-gathering abilities for the units, and bonus points that can be exchanged for special units.


Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Shootout
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Title Screen
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Attack on village
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Select units

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Alternate Titles

  • "非洲雄狮" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Пустынные крысы против корпуса "Африка"" -- Russian spelling
  • "Kõrberotid vs. Korpus "Aafrika"" -- Estonian title
  • "Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats" -- German/Polish title

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One of the better WW2 RTS's, as usual more fun from the German POV ;-) Cadorna (223) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Jul 06, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Gamigo Feb 06, 2004 8.6 out of 10 86
PC Games (Germany) Feb 21, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Deaf Gamers 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
Looki Feb 06, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Withingames Mar 10, 2004 4 out of 5 80
IGN Apr 07, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpot Apr 01, 2004 6.6 out of 10 66
CanardPC Jan 28, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Gargaj (81) added Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (Windows) on Mar 08, 2004