One Must Fall 2097
DOS - 1994
Description of One Must Fall 2097
One of the BEST fighting games ever made.
Period. When it first came out the response on the action newsgroup comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.action was overwhelmingly positive, despite garnering virtually no attention in the gaming magazines. Pick your trusty mech and enter the many competitions to win fame and fortune. Numerous upgrades to your mech can be had for a price, and the ability to improve your own character, RPG-style, is a nice touch. Now I'm not an action gamer, but this game did keep me hooked for hours.
Two thumbs up for this underdog, a proud entrant in our Hall of Belated Fame.
Note: To cheers of fans worldwide, One Must Fall: Battlegrounds is in the works! See how this great-looking sequel is shaping up in the related link below :)
Review By HOTUD
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Comments and reviews
J.D. 2023-01-19 0 point
one of the best fighting games on MS-DOS, basically it gives us what "Rise of the Robots" should have been.
DOS4GW-FUN 2021-01-07 0 point
I've got the Tourament edition that came with the CD-ROM (is it legal to give that away?)
Naniyue 2020-08-21 3 points
A freeware fighting game with giant robots, an RPG mode and a kickin' soundtrack?
GET IT NOW!!!!!
With the right tools, you can even put your own face among the pilot roster!
5p1k3 2020-01-12 1 point
working with dosbox on win10 64. not the deluxe version though as tournament can only have 5 robots and 4 tournaments where full game gives 11 robots and 3 more big tournaments.
Novanovanova 2018-02-11 -2 points
Please do play with hardest option. Ie heavy metal. Do final execution moves and scraps to enemies and you have very fun time guaranteed
Parthious 2017-01-19 0 point
Best and only fighting game I play. The upgrading is the best part and pretty much every vs game I've played doesn't have that feature. And the music is AwEsOmE!!! For a 90s game today, that's "Impressive" lol.
Stormy 2015-09-05 3 points
To the Admin-not for the public: I have my own version of this from way back when (my son and I used to go at it when he was a pretty young boy... all grown up now) that is 14mb compared to this one (6 mb). I take it mine probably has more levels. It would please me to give back a little bit.
Goodbrew 2015-02-11 1 point DOS version
Jaguar - jump kick, low kick, round house, round house, round house. Repeat. Win. Every time. Every opponent. Every difficulty.
mycroft16 2015-01-01 4 points DOS version
My brother and I spent so much time playing this. Wow, talk about memories.
Micah 2014-07-14 0 point DOS version
This game ate up so much of my play time back in the day...and the community around it is STILL THRIVING, apparently...
Tom2097 2014-06-20 0 point DOS version
Great fighting game! Used to play this game a lot in the 90's...
indstr 2014-02-08 0 point DOS version
Great game, I played this quite a bit when it came out. The title screen music still comes back to me sometimes :) I'm surprised the original "One must Fall" (not 2097) game is not on this site... It came out about a year before 2097 and was more like a tech demo with characters that looked like Ryu & Ken, and not much content.. More info about that on the wikipedia page here:
But I digress, OMF2097 and Sango Fighter, now those are some classics, best fighting games for DOS, back in the days when I still cared about fighting games. :)
Psyke 2013-11-12 0 point DOS version
best dos bot-fighting game... enable the rehit fm the secret menu and u will hav wonderous combinations of hit
Leitbild 2013-02-13 0 point DOS version
Nice beat 'em up by Epic! Definately under the running waters of Street Fighter and (of course) Rise of the Robots, it's still a nice pick up to spend some hours... ;)
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