Sopwith (DOS)

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You play single player or against the computer, flying a sopwith biplane, and trying to shoot down the enemy planes and destroy all the enemy buildings. Sopwith II is an update to Sopwith that adds gravity, smoother graphics, birds and oxen, recording and playback of games, multiple levels, and runs at the right speed on modern machines.

A classic game that has developed a small cult following.


Sopwith DOS Sopwith II Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

  • "Sopwith 2" -- Informal name to distinguish it from the earlier leaked version

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One of the all time classic PC games. A side scrolling CGA masterpiece. uclafalcon (241) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
I grew up with this and LOVED it! MaiZure (114) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

Critic Reviews Jun 01, 2001 1 out of 10 10


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Despite speculation to the contrary BMB Compuscience never did go belly-up, but instead merged with and changed its name to Systems Xcellence Inc. late 1994 or early 1995.

The year of release of the second version of Sopwith (1985) is actually the likely year of creation as analyzed from the modification history of the official source code. "Sopwith 2" or "Sopwith II", as it became known, probably started spreading around 1986 or 1987.

Related Web Sites

  • Sopwith Home Page (The Sopwith Home Page - Everything you've ever wanted to know about BMB CompuScience's Sopwith games, and news about the upcoming sequel, Sopwith 3!)
Andrew Durdin (16) added Sopwith (DOS) on Apr 30, 2000