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Knights of the Sky

DOS - 1990

Also released on: Amiga - Atari ST

Alt names ナイツ・オブ・ザ・スカイ, 大空の騎士, Ōzora no Kishi
Year 1990
Platform DOS
Released in Germany, United States
Genre Simulation
Theme Flight, Historical Battle (specific/exact), Vehicular Combat Simulator, World War I
Publisher MicroProse Software, Inc.
Developer MPS Labs
Perspectives 1st-Person, 3rd-Person
Dosbox support Supported on 0.60
4.35 / 5 - 27 votes

Description of Knights of the Sky

A fun World War 1flight sim from one of the most respected flight sim developers-- this game's strength lies in its dizzying array of planes you can fly and good graphics (for its time). The campaign mode, sadly, cannot be compared to the venerable Red Baron, but is still interesting nonetheless.

All in all, a solid flight sim that is not ground-breaking but is capable at what it does.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

jug 2016-02-23 2 points DOS version

One of my favouride childhood games

RH Mullins 2014-04-12 0 point DOS version


Flt Lt Jones 2013-07-31 -8 points DOS version

I have downloaded. How do I install?

Goatlips 2013-05-17 0 point DOS version

This was, and basically still is, a great WWI flight sim! My PC is not powerful enough to play more recent WWI flight games, but I've not seen any as good as this on consoles since this 1990 game! The PS3 has 'Red Baron Arcade', but it's not great and there's no rival aces.
Rival aces dropping challenges over your base with a note saying where to meet them in the skies was the best bit!
'Rise of Flight', a recent WWI flight sim, looks amazing on YouTube!:

...I DL'd this game, but I couldn't figure out the keys to start the engine and when I pressed 'O' I think I blew up or the game crashed. It was all very DOS-y with bad graphics and sound. Not the Amiga A1200 version I had!

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