Bomber (DOS)

Bomber DOS Title Screen


Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?


Bomber is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up where the player flies a B-29 bomber and must destroy three heavily guarded enemy bases. On each level the player must make it through enemy lines to the base which is always 200 kilometers away, the remaining distance indicated in the corner of the screen. The plane can move left and right, as well as accelerate and decelerate. The bomber is equipped with two types of weapons: a cannon to destroy aircraft, and bombs to destroy ground targets such as bunkers and tanks. A red crosshair indicates the location at which the dropped bomb will explode. The player has three lives, and a bonus life is awarded for every 10,000 points.


Bomber DOS Title Screen
Bomber DOS In face of this overwhelming opposition, we face defeat.
Rinse, repeat. When we run out of aircraft, it's game over.
Bomber DOS When you increase the speed, your plane stays in place, but the ground & enemies scroll down faster toward you. Also your bomb aim point moves up on the screen (the red cross-hair).
Bomber DOS Here the bomber is partially damaged (left wing) by the helicopter, and can only shoot with the right wing guns, 3 red bullets per shot.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

There are no critic reviews for this game.


There are currently no topics for this game.



The first public version 2.0 was released in a hurry without much testing (it was shareware after all), and digitized sound did not sound right on the SB16 and the GUS using SBOS. Version 2.1 was released shortly after to fix these issues.
Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2425) added Bomber (DOS) on Mar 19, 2000