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A strategy game base upon the popular Wing Commander Universe. This game sees you in command of either the Terran or Kilrathi empires in a bid to conquer a sector of space. This game provided 2 distinct modes of play with Armada being entirely tactically based and a far easier quick play method much like the mission creation facilities of Chuck Yeager's Air Combat of 5 years previous.

This game also featured multi-player support both in Quick play and Armada modes. The game could be played either in split-screen, network, serial or modem modes and was one of the first multi-player 3D space sims.


Wing Commander: Armada DOS Locking target.
Wing Commander: Armada DOS Multiplayer allows you pick any ship at once.
Wing Commander: Armada DOS Main Menu
Wing Commander: Armada DOS Enemy is painted red.

Promo Images

Wing Commander: Armada Screenshot
Wing Commander: Armada Screenshot
Wing Commander: Armada Screenshot
Wing Commander: Armada Magazine Advertisement

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User Reviews

This game is ok but not worth seeking out DOS wossname (209)
Its good. Not the Worst, but not the best either. DOS Chad Henshaw (32)
New Look on WC DOS Patrick McCarron (6)
The worst WC game made. DOS WizardX (117)
Strategy and fast action in the Wing Commander universe DOS Aquaman (57)

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer DOS Sep, 1994 88 out of 100 88
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jul, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Secret Service / New S Service DOS Jan, 1995 250 out of 300 83
PC Games (Germany) DOS Aug, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Play Time DOS Aug, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Score DOS Nov, 1994 71 out of 100 71
Joystick (French) DOS Oct, 1994 69 out of 100 69
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Dec 01, 1994 66 out of 100 66
MikroBitti DOS Dec, 1994 65 out of 100 65
PC Joker DOS Nov, 1994 59 out of 100 59


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Armada is the first Wing Commander> in a real 3D environment. Up to now you were fighting sprites, now you can fight 3D models.
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