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  • Publisher: Grob Games
  • Genre: Simulation
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 52.7 MB
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: SPA 124th "The Aerodrome - Lafayette Escadrille"

A 3D air combat game based on the historical facts and accounts by members of the Lafayette Escadrille. The American Volunteer Aces of the Great War.

With Historical Photos and other materials provided by Osprey Publishing Ltd. You get a game full of great detail and an fun dog fighting game over the skies of France.

Fly over 8 different aircraft of the period:
Nieuport 11
Nieuport 17
Nieuport 28C
Sopwith Strutter 1.5 Scout/Bomber

You will go head to head against German/Austrian Aces flying:
AVG V Bombers
Gotha 4/5 Bombers
Albatross D I, II, III
Fokker D III
Fokker DR1
Fokker D VII
plus more surprise encounters hidden in the game.

A total of 15+ missions in a historical based campaign mode. From earning your wings, to a Bombing Raid the Oberndorf Mauser Factories, to finally do your part in the final "Big Push".

If that is not enough, enjoy Instant Action and take on the Eastern Powers by yourself till you run out of gas or blasted into a ball of flame. Wave after wave of aircraft will attack you and your lone aerodrome on the Western front. Be a true Ace.

This game also includes War Notes, a historical references of all the materials (photos, 3D models, etc.) used to make the this historical based game.
05-04-2010, 01:11 AM
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Good luck selling this one with no on-line...

Looks okay, though
05-04-2010, 01:46 AM
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Heh, good luck

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05-04-2010, 01:48 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
This actually looks promising, and it's my kind of game. But $13 AUD without so much as a video is a very tough sell. Might try hunting around for a video or more info myself. Will post impressions if I do end up taking the chance.
05-04-2010, 02:55 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Well, after a little searching... This game is made by the same dev who made Aero Dare Devil. A lite version of which is available at the app store. A playthrough of which, does little to inspire confidence in the dev's ability to deliver a good $1.19 game, much less a game worthy of a $12.99 price tag.

Of course, miracles happen, and this game could still turn out to be great, but without at the very least a video, and more likely a "lite," I'm not going anywhere near this.