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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 Protecting the convoy will be my priority
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Loading Screen
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Cut-scene
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Menu Screen

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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User Reviews

One of the better WW2 RTS's, as usual more fun from the German POV ;-) Cadorna (190) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

Game Chronicles Apr 08, 2004 9 out of 10 90
PC Action Feb 03, 2004 83 out of 100 83
DarkZero Oct 22, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2004 76 out of 100 76
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2004 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 06, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 09, 2004 14 out of 20 70
Armchair Empire, The Jun 09, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Apr 19, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Gargaj (63) added Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (Windows) on Mar 08, 2004