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The Heroes of the 357th (DOS)

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Description

3D, real-time, World War II flight combat game. Based on the actual missions flown by the 357th squadron (the Yoxford Boys) and their P-51 Mustangs. The action takes place in skies over France, and Germany as the player flies from England on strike, combat, escort, and special missions.

Animated strafing `walks bullets' to ground targets. Includes campaign or Tour of Duty option as well as practice, and single mission modes.

Screenshots

The Heroes of the 357th DOS Captured after bail out
The Heroes of the 357th DOS Opening in-game cinematic (EGA)
The Heroes of the 357th DOS Operation Argument (EGA)
The Heroes of the 357th DOS Escorting the big guys to the main target

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The Press Says

Joystick (French) Jun, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Génération 4 Jun, 1992 67 out of 100 67
PC Joker Jul, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Jul, 1992 46 out of 100 46
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1993 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #30 Worst Game of All Time

Dan Hoecke (17) added The Heroes of the 357th (DOS) on Apr 27, 2001