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Midway Campaign is a computer simulation of the Battle of Midway Island in June 1942, arguably one of the most decisive battles in the history of warfare. The computer controls a huge force of Japanese ships whose objective is to invade and capture Midway Island. You command the badly outnumbered and outranged American forces with your only advantage being the element of surprise. The game ends if either all of one side's Aircraft Carriers are sunk, or any part of Japanese TF exits map to west or US TF exits map to east with no airstrikes in the air. At the end of the game a summary of all carrier damage, aircraft losses, and victory points from other targets and the Midway invasion are output followed by an evaluation of results.


Midway Campaign Apple II 0928 JCarrier at max range from Midway spotted
Midway Campaign Commodore PET/CBM All CAP aircraft are launched and arming remaining aircraft for first wave strike
Midway Campaign Commodore 64 All planes return to Enterprise and Hornet
Midway Campaign TRS-80 JCarriers begin attacking Midway

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Alternate Titles

  • "ミッドウェイ海戦" -- Japanese FM-7 / PC-6001 spelling
  • "Midway Kaisen" -- Japanese FM-7 / PC-6001 title

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Critic Reviews

80 Micro TRS-80 Jun, 1981 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Dec, 1991 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
PC Magazine DOS Dec, 1982 Unscored Unscored


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  • Charles Roberts Award
    • 1980 – Nomination as Best Computer Game

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