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Desert Rats

Full titleDesert Rats
Also known asNorth Africa Campaign, The
Year of release1985
PublisherCCS (UK)
Re-released byJuegos & Estrategia (Spain) (as 'Ratas del Desierto')
Author(s)Robert T. Smith
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players2 - turn based
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeStrategy: War
Message languageMultiple languages (see individual downloads)
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£9.95
1125 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoAppeared on side B of covertape MicroHobby issue 216: Tape 46 (MicroHobby)
Features Historical Warfare
Also listed on Freebase
RemarksAlso came as bonus with the big box release of Vulcan.
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC
Score 8.20 (99 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator DesertRats.tzx.zip53,333(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5013893013090English
Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator DesertRats128.z80.zip30,501((non-TZX) Z80 snapshot image)English
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator DesertRats48.z80.zip23,947((non-TZX) Z80 snapshot image)English
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia).tzx.zip23,777(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-36905-1985Spanish
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Run on-line with a 128K Java Spectrum emulator DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia).tap.zip23,343((non-TZX) TAP tape image)Re-releaseSpanish

Additional material
DesertRats.gif6,276(Loading screen)
DesertRats.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
DesertRats128.gif6,393(Loading screen)
DesertRats128.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia).gif6,477(Loading screen)
DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia).scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
DesertRats.gif6,792(In-game screen)
DesertRats.pdf296,673(English instructions)
DesertRats.txt66,445(English instructions)
DesertRats_Front.jpg43,952(Scanned English instructions)
DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia).pdf185,892(Spanish instructions)
DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia)_2.pdf3,641,259(Scanned Spanish instructions)
DesertRats.jpg183,740(Game map)
DesertRats_2.jpg74,371(Cassette inlay)
DesertRats_Back.jpg803,072(Cassette inlay)
DesertRats_Front.jpg1,014,596(Cassette inlay)
DesertRats(RatasDelDesierto)(JuegosEstrategia).jpg57,473(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
Computer & Video Games1.86page 8(News/Note) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly1.86page 536(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing2.86page 11(News/Note) [full page]
Computer Gamer3.86page 71(Review) [full page]
Crash3.86page 120(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User3.86page 64(Review) [full page]
Your Computer3.86page 44(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing4.86page 21(Review) [full page]
Crash6.86page 108(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly6.86page 215(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.86page 47(Review) [full page]
ACE12.87page 85(Feature - Of Strategic Importance) [full page]
Crash7.88page 61(Feature - Old Wargames Never Die ...)[full page]
ACE10.88page 60(Tips) [full page]
ACE10.88page 60(Feature - 100 Top Games) [full page]
MicroHobby2.86page 14(Nuevo)[full page]

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