DOS - 1991
Also available on: Amiga
Description of Gunship 2000
After the first Gunship, Microprose made a 2000 version with better graphics, deeper story and more gameplay possibilities. In Gunship 2K, you take control of an helicopter and have to fulfill war mission across the world.
Several different gunship are available, including the famous Commanche, and the player have to select for each mission, after the briefing, the weaponry he wants to use. Fuel management is also a part of the game and lifting off with full weapons was often impossible.
As the game and the player's rank progress, the mission are not made alone anymore, some friendly helicopter are under your order to complete the objectives.
Micropose was unable to made a serie out Gunship, the sequel release in 2000 was not good. The fans turned to Jane's Longbow as it was close in spirit to the original Gunship games.
Gunship 2000 has an addon available: Gunship 2000: Philippine Islands & Antarctica Scenario Disk With Mission Builder, don't miss it!
Comments and reviews
Joe Mama 2017-03-16 0 point DOS version
I bought this game years ago on floppy disc and have wasted A LOT of time playing it. I think I even ruined at least one joystick playing it so much. This is one of the best helicopter combat simulation games out there. I just wish I had a cracked copy so I don't have to refer to the page out of the manual with all the codes on it. I did scan it and save it as a .jpg in the GS2000 folder so just have to switch out of the DOSBox window and look at the .jpg, but would be easier if I didn't have to do that.
Wayne A Caddell 2016-06-05 0 point
I do wish there were a Android game, doing the same thing as Gunship 2000. I specifically liked the squadron mode, having up to 5 teammembers. What would be really great is to have live players instead of computer. Have a squad leader based on his rank, and do missions from search and rescue, seek and destroy, or support roles. Either way, it's good fun, and good camaraderie.
Carolina Cowboy 2016-03-19 0 point
How do I download this game for my tablet to be able to play it on my tablet?
fdisk 2015-11-09 -1 point
manual english + technical supplement english (Amiga):
EDIT: Thx fdisk !
@LEEM 2014-06-08 -3 points DOS version
At last! Someone else actually noticed the glaringly obvious "briefing" crash! I was beginning to think I was the only one suffering this! The download from Abandonia.com is exactly the same, and even on their forums no-one seems to have any idea it crashes!
I mean - are these fools for real? Or is it just us two in the entire world having this issue?
thomasso 2013-11-09 -1 point DOS version
And don't forget the Nicholas Cage film... Every single frame of that movie's briefing in this game!
Leem 2011-07-21 -2 points DOS version
If you avoid the briefing folder it will play, but it will hang up if you check the briefing for each mission.
chocky 2009-05-19 -1 point DOS version
Fantastic game. its a bit of a drag until you get your own squadron, but then the game really kicks in.
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