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Total Air War (Windows)

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An F-22 flight simulator that offers you the chance to manage and control your own dynamic campaigns in addition to flying. Each campaign is randomly created around scenarios located around the Red Sea, with numerous factions trown into randomly selected alliances or opposing sides. As the war proceeds, the game generates flight missions for both sides and you can select at any time when to fly a combat sortie by accepting to fly a mission or enter into the editor mode and modify any aspect of the mission. The game registers the success or failure of your missions and reflects the results in the overall campaign.

You can also take the more strategic route with the addition of an option to fly E-3 AWACS sorties rather than F-22 ones. (you don't actually take to the sky in the planes, but rather you direct their movements on a tactical map and are able to issue commands to allied forces and control the drama in a tactical way).


Total Air War Windows Chaff and Fuel are empty. Time to go home
Total Air War Windows The damage report
Total Air War Windows Mission planner
Total Air War Windows Here you can see the status from your plane. Fuel, armament etc

Alternate Titles

  • "TAW" -- Abbreviated name
  • "F22 Total Air War" -- Title screen

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Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Action Sep 16, 1998 87.5 out of 100 88
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1998 87 out of 100 87
PC Games (Germany) Oct 07, 1998 87 out of 100 87
WomenGamers.com Jul 28, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Power Play Oct, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jan 19, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Unlimited Dec, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78


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In the German gaming magazine PC Player (issue 01/1999) F22 Total Air War was named as "Best Flight Simulation in 1998".
Zovni (9321) added Total Air War (Windows) on Jul 30, 2001