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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.


Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Bird's view
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows New company
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Menu Screen
Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps Windows Shootout

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
Gamigo Feb 06, 2004 8.6 out of 10 86
Gameswelt Feb 19, 2004 82 out of 100 82
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Worth Playing Apr 13, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Withingames Mar 10, 2004 4 out of 5 80 Apr 16, 2004 79 out of 100 79
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Game Over Online Jun 24, 2004 72 out of 100 72 Feb 09, 2004 14 out of 20 70


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