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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Sniper taking out a soldier
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Bodies in the sand
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Shootout
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
Game Captain Feb 14, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Looki Feb 06, 2004 81 out of 100 81
allaboutgames.co.uk Sep 16, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Game Over Online Jun 24, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Joystick (French) Feb, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Apr 19, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 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