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Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky (DOS)

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Description

Zeppelins were the sky's biggest aircrafts ever. So - have you ever thought about managing a fleet of them? In Zeppelin this is just your job. Invest in new technologies, build airships for several nations, find new flight routes and win the race with competing companies.

You can participate in flying competitions, take on special missions (such as time critical assignments), speculate at the stock-market, etc. The game also contains precise historical material; political and economical developments strongly influence the storyline.

Screenshots

Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky DOS Your scientists develop new airships.
Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky DOS Fly your zeppelin.
Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky DOS Trade stocks and buy fuel.
Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky DOS Follow the news.

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1994 11 out of 12 92
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1994 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) May, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Feb, 1994 76 out of 100 76
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1994 67 out of 100 67
High Score Jan, 1995 2 out of 5 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1995 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

Monochrome

This is one of the very few games that is black and white on purpose - you won't find any other colors. This has been implemented by the designers for the "historical feeling".

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #35 Worst Game of All Time

Isdaron (681) added Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky (DOS) on Jul 25, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Xoleras (66218)