Knights Of The Sky (PC, 3 1/2" Disk) Microprose - 1990 USA, Canada Release

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Knights Of The Sky
Product ID 19703-45800
Product UPC 019703458001
Platform(s) PC
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1990
Publisher(s) Microprose
Category(s) Entertainment, Simulation, Flight Simulator, World War I Flight Simulator
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Simulation of aerial combat and gallantry in World War I.

Flying north along the road from Lille to bust a German recon balloon, I wave to the foot boys in their muddy trenches. Poor devils. Oh, how they envy me!

Off to the left! Can it be? The scoundrel in the red Fokker! My dear chum Bates signaled that his gun was jammed, but that greedy Hun downed him nonetheless.

The Fokker is flying east. Homeward, low on petrol, no doubt. The balloon can wait. This won't take long.

  • Fly 20 planes; every major fighter in World War I.
  • Navigate with actual mapping of trenches, roads, cities, aerodromes, anti-aircraft guns, and more.
  • Accomplish hundreds of missions in 7 categories including ground support, bombing, and more.
  • See the action from 13 dazzling 3-D perspectives.
  • Challenge a friend via modem or direct cable.

You are a hunter stalking Germany's most celebrated pilots, including the infamous Baron Manfred von Richthofen. Using news and intelligence reports as well as your own intuition, you track down the 16 men whose successes diminish you own. In the gallant tradition of the ancient knights, you challenge each to determine who is truly World War I's Ace of Aces.

System Requirements

Required CPU AT 286
Required RAM 640K
Supports Mouse Yes
Supports Joystick Yes
Supported Audio Yes
Supported Video CGA
VGA 256 Color
Tandy 16 Color
Misc Support Modem

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