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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.

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows My scout's line of sight makes it easier to see further
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Attack on village
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Title Screen
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Opening Intro

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

games xtreme Jul 06, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Deaf Gamers 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
DarkZero Oct 22, 2004 8 out of 10 80
UOL Jogos Aug 19, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Apr 07, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Over Online Jun 24, 2004 72 out of 100 72
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 06, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Joystick (French) Feb, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Apr 01, 2004 6.6 out of 10 66

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