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Battle Bugs (DOS)

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A very unique real-time strategy game. It's only semi-real-time, because it's possible to pause the action at any moment. The player commands 22 different insects in a long campaign (56 missions) against the computer-AI or a human opponent.


Battle Bugs DOS Sometimes if you can't out-muscle the enemy, you can rely on speed and numbers to gain territory
Battle Bugs DOS In honor of your victories, you gain an audience with the King and Queen
Battle Bugs DOS Surviving bugs are greeted with every victory
Battle Bugs DOS Battle Bugs Screenshot: Campaign Screen (VGA)

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User Reviews

I hate cockroaches Alex Man (32) unrated
Fun Fun Fun! Drew Dorton (73) unrated
Small quad level strategy, based primarily on realizing matchups and using them. Mike Giles (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer Oct, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Oct, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Play Time Sep, 1994 84 out of 100 84
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1994 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Score Nov, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Joystick (French) Oct, 1994 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1994 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Privat Computer PC 1995 3 out of 5 60


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The front cover of the game spoofs the well-known World War II photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima taken by Joe Rosenthal.
Dietmar Uschkoreit (6027) added Battle Bugs (DOS) on Oct 10, 1999
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