Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe
DOS - 1992
Description of Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe
Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe is a video game published in 1992 on DOS by Lucasfilm Games LLC. It's an action, strategy and simulation game, set in a flight, historical battle (specific/exact) and compilation / shovelware themes.
This re-release of SWOTL includes all add-ons :
- P-38 Lightning
- P-80 Shooting Star
- He 162 Volksjäger
- Do 335 Pfeil
Captures and Snapshots
Comments and reviews
Tiptoe-san 2022-11-11 4 points
Hey, I'm absolutely new to all of this but want to get into it. I loved many of these games growing up and would love to play them again. However, I have no idea where to even get started. I've looked around but can't seem to find anything that can get me started. Are there any tutorials or how to guides floating around that might help me get my feet on the path? Thanks.
slackwarerobert 2021-10-24 4 points
In the SW.BAT file change the 'N' to a 'Y' for joystick.
Game will start with calibration. Sadly no throttle control in the game.
Guess I used the keyboard mapping in my thrustmaster flight controller to accept the throttle. Maybe it is time to make a USB interface for that great stick to bring it back from the dust bin.
Dux Corvan 2021-09-03 1 point
This is the CD version of the game, that includes the four plane expansions.
Secret 2021-08-05 2 points
Would be cool if someone made a game based on this mechanic these days.
ArayaScreams 2020-05-17 2 points
I was wondering why a 2MB game was put on a CD, then I noticed it's from LucasFilm. These people put thing on CDs just because they could.
AardvarkDK 2020-05-16 4 points
This game...I mean...I spent SOOO many hours on it, that I completly forgot reality...
GhostVanguard 2020-03-08 0 point
I think the joystick just needs to be plugged in before the game starts and when it opens it should prompt you to calibrate. If it doesn't, get to the the main menu of one fraction and press ctrl z. I think that's the calibrate joystick button, if not, download the manual and it'll for sure be there
Jankins Mbobbins 2019-10-15 2 points
I feel when i run this locally or emulated it does not quite run how I remember. Its a bit clunky. Should I speed it up or slow it down in dosbox? Thanks for the help!
Kent 2018-10-01 3 points
This is still my favorite fligh/strategy game. Apart from individual missions , you could plan the entire global air campaign from 1943-1945 from either the German or Allied side. Research & development facilities, Jets fightersV2s. There still isn't a flight sim/strategy combo as good as this game.
Raver 2017-07-13 -12 points
HOW do I play this game from DL. I Dl'd it...went into zsip...extracted...now I am lost
MetalPanda 2015-01-22 -1 point DOS version
I spent so much time on this back in the day. The best was the strategic mode where you could plan missions and then fly in them. There were even mods for it. People could create new campaigns and storylines. Epic for the times.
skeezer 2013-09-29 0 point DOS version
spent lots of hours on this back in middle/high school. Great game!
Fermenteer 2013-06-18 1 point DOS version
This works fine in DosBox but the INSTALL file is missing and it is the only way to setup and activate the joystick. I just copied the install file over from another version and it worked fine. It doesn't install anything, just sets the options.
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