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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (PC)

Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (PC)
alaScore 79

12 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the gameplay. The graphics also gets good views, but some have doubts about the single player gameplay and story.

graphics, gameplay

story, single player

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (PC) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 12 reviews)

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps

 

Axis and Allies duke it out in the desert in this World War II RTS.

Eye-popping graphics; intriguing tactical challenges

Pathfinding glitches; short campaign; micromanagement; a few bugs

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (2004) on PC

 

Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is Real-Time Tactical game in full 3D with realistic graphics, real time shadows, localized damage effects, explosions, and variable weather effects. Missions range from recon operations in the desert and escort missions to...

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Desert Rats Vs Afrika Korps PC Review

 

Developed by Hungarian outfit Digital Reality and co-published by Digital Jesters and Monte Cristo Games, Desert Rats Vs Afrika Korps drops you in the middle of the African Campaign of WWII and allows you to participate as both the Germans and the...

The depth of the game becomes more apparent as you discover that rather than attacking an amorphous blob of a tank, you can target just the turret or the caterpillar tracks, allowing you to disable a vehicle (causing its crew to scarper), requisition...

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps

 

During the Second World War scores of epic battles were fought across the globe. We travel back to North Africa, where a long battle once raged between Britain's 7th Armored Division (lead by Monty) and Rommel's Afrika Korps. Desert Rats vs. Afrika...

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Desert Rats Vs Afrika Korps- PC

 

DRvAK is set in World War 2, during the battles in North Africa, and as usual in an RTS game, you get to see the game's story from both points of view; from the Axis, and the Allies. Where this game differs from pretty much every other RTS game though,...

If you're a fan of RTS games then you could definitely do worse than give Desert Rats a look. With plenty of variety in the missions, a good challenge, and a good story, it will add up to a game that pretty much everyone should be able to enjoy,...

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Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps - Review

 

World War II would seem to make a natural setting for some exciting real-time strategy gameplay. Unfortunately, WWII RTS games as a whole have ranged from disappointing to downright dismal. Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (DRAK) is the latest game to...

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Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps - PC Reviews - The Armchair Empire

 

Nothingquite says, “Real-time Strategy” like a line of tanks thunderingtoward an objective

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Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps Review

 

Many real-time strategy games seem to put more emphasis on your management skills then actual strategy. Take the Command & Conquer games for instance; you start each mission with a small number of troops who in turn build up a base that enables you to...

Despite my complaints Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps puts in a good performance and is worth a look, especially if you like strategy games that require you to think fast and react quickly to events on the battlefield.

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Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps

 

There have been a few Real-Time Strategy titles that deal with WWII, the most popular being Sudden Strike from CDV. Now Digital Jesters have stepped into the fray with Desert Rats Vs Afrika Korp (DRvsAK) a game that follows the lives of individual...

Stunning graphics ; Impressive sound effects ; Great gameplay

Patchy voice acting/script

The Heroes in this story have their fate linked together, as told in the introduction FMV your job is to manoeuvre them through North Africa along with their men, one of the mission objectives in each and every stage will be to keep that Hero alive....

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Desert Rats Vs Afrika Korps

 

Once upon a time, many, many years ago (about four), a small, virtually unknown German publisher released a World War II strategy game to great critical acclaim and, almost overnight, became famous all across the land. The company was CDV, the game was...

Huge selection of units ; Deep and strategic ; Superb soundtrack

Poor path-finding ; Buggy ; Terrible storyline and acting

Entertaining, but needs a polish

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