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Gunship 2000

DOS - 1991

Also available on: Amiga

Alt names Gunship 2000: The Multi-Helicopter Gunship Simulation, Gunship 2000: The All-New Multi-Helicopter Combat Simulation, Gunship 2000: Mehrere Kampfhubschrauber im Gefecht - Eine völlig neue Simulation, GS2000
Year 1991
Platform DOS
Released in France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (1991)
Brazil (1992)
Germany (1997)
Germany (1998)
Genre Simulation
Theme Helicopter, Vehicular Combat Simulator
Publisher Erbe Software, S.A., MicroProse Ltd., MicroProse Software, Inc., Morerom GmbH & Co. KG
Developer MPS Labs
Perspectives 1st-Person, 3rd-Person
Dosbox support Supported on 0.72
4.65 / 5 - 94 votes

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!

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Comments and reviews

raifield 2022-11-22 0 point DOS version

Game is broken, despite running SETUP, then GS2000, the game immediately crashes with 'ERROR: File is Missing'

Droid247 2021-11-17 -1 point

Do you know what these RIP download file is?

Steve Hoyland 2021-09-30 2 points

Despite several commenters reporting that this game crashes on the briefing section, I've had no problems of any kind. Most games on this site play perfectly well If you're running on a Windows PC and there are several excellent (and free!) DOS emulators available online. Remember, these games are all originally written for computers of earlier generations or and may not perform well - or at all - on mobile phones and similar devices. It's probably worth buying a cheap, second-hand PC just to play these thousands of free and great games!
I first played Gunship 2000 on my Amiga 500 In the early 1990's - I'm enjoying It as much now as I did way back then! Persevere at It, because once you get to grips with the various controls, It really does become a pleasure and a thoroughly enjoyable game which will have you playing again and again!
The controls are very difficult to learn by 'trial and error', although once airborne, the chopper Is easy to control and the weapons easy to use (I recommend starting with all of the realism options set to 'off' until you have a feel for the game). Do an online search for keyboard controls for Gunship 2000 and you'll soon be destroying those enemies. Truly a great game!

Gen 2018-10-03 1 point DOS version

and better to play Philippine's addon that is also at this website, because this version has corrupted flight model: no wind at high realism, spoiled flight physics, corrupted autorotation landing (it is possible to land on autorotation but heli do not do it correctly).

GEN 2018-09-28 0 point

concerning "briefing" crush, use cycles=10000 or lower

Pitirre69 2018-03-02 -4 points DOS version

I try to configure the game to use a joystick but I does not allow me! can you help?

Mvidnvonv 2017-10-09 -4 points

What file must I open in order to play this?

Joe Mama 2017-03-16 1 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 -2 points

How do I download this game for my tablet to be able to play it on my tablet?

Wayne Caddell

fdisk 2015-11-09 -4 points

manual english + technical supplement english (Amiga):
EDIT: Thx fdisk !

morereal 4love 2015-05-22 1 point DOS version

I like this game because is very good

@LEEM 2014-06-08 -1 point 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 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?

Punkroku 2014-02-26 1 point DOS version

This game was awesome thank you!

What 2014-02-10 -1 point DOS version

What this game came out 9 years too early wtf

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!

takis 2012-01-20 0 point DOS version

is th best site with th best games

Leem 2011-07-21 0 point DOS version

If you avoid the briefing folder it will play, but it will hang up if you check the briefing for each mission.

MATANTZ 2010-12-25 0 point DOS version


Morat 2010-11-07 0 point DOS version

Seriously good game that hasn't dated much. Recommended.

fez 2010-04-20 0 point DOS version

This is an all time hit, Cooooool.

SiCkMaDneSs 2010-03-04 0 point DOS version

couldnt get to play....culdnt get out of folder

chocky 2009-05-19 0 point DOS version

Fantastic game. its a bit of a drag until you get your own squadron, but then the game really kicks in.

CCX 2009-04-24 0 point DOS version

HAE Whats that

Rogueci5 2009-02-24 0 point DOS version

WHAT he said!! Its a must have!

Whist 2008-06-11 0 point DOS version

It was and is a great game. :)

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Various files to help you run Gunship 2000, apply patches, fixes, maps or miscellaneous utilities.

ManualEnglish version 47 MB ManualEnglish version 2 MB PatchPatch v469.085 English version 425 KB RefcardEnglish version 517 KB RefcardGerman version 404 KB RefcardKeyboard controls submitted by Steve English version 2 KB MiscCopy Protection Codes English version 306 KB MiscTechnical Supplement English version 2 MB

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