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 Opening Intro
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows My scout's line of sight makes it easier to see further
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows The soldier with the logo on top his head is my hero unit
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Loading Screen

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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 (190) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gameswelt Feb 19, 2004 82 out of 100 82 Feb 09, 2004 81 out of 100 81 May 27, 2004 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Apr, 2004 73 out of 100 73
IGN Apr 07, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
GameCell UK 2004 7 out of 10 70
Armchair Empire, The Jun 09, 2004 7 out of 10 70 Feb 09, 2004 14 out of 20 70
GameSpy Apr 19, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
CanardPC Jan 28, 2004 6 out of 10 60


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Gargaj (69) added Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (Windows) on Mar 08, 2004