World War II Bomber Take to the Skies Once More
This is the real legendary game from 1992. Experience the thrill of commanding a B-17 Flying Fortress on perilous missions during a World War II campaign.
Study the briefing, choose your men, fly to the target and take control of crew members’ positions from pilot to bombardier.
How well will you fare, captain?
What is B-17 Flying Fortress: World War II Bombers in Action?
This 1992 Classic is where it all started.Their chances for survival were slim. But, despite tremendous adversity, the crew of the Memphis Belle returned from their 25th mission to become heroes of the Allied air offensive in World War II.
What did the courageous flyboys of the Memphis Belle really experience as they plowed through relentless anti-aircraft fire over Nazi-occupied Europe?
Find out for yourself as you lead a 10-men crew to victory… or defeat… against squadrons of Nazi warplanes in the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress!
A World War II adventure in the sky
The most complete and accurate bomber simulation ever produced, the B-17 Flying Fortress will have you negotiating 25 perilous missions in broad daylight from bases in eastern England.
You’ll allocate crew members to their specific tasks! You’ll fly in authentic WW II formation with other B-17s! And you’ll destroy strategic targets like canals, bridges, dockyards, submarine pens, and factories in dangerous bombing runs!
A Detailed simulation
Authentic flight dynamics, ordnance, and World War II atmosphere produce strikingly realistic flight simulation, down to the choice of historically authentic nose art!
Select 10 crew members by studying their past missions, promotions, and medals but be ready to take control of each and every position onboard.
New powerful Mod Tools!
The “B-17 Flying Fortress Modding Tool” allows access to the game’s data files. With it you can directly preview palettes, bitmaps, sprites and text, as well as export in different formats and import your changes back into the game. Wonder what is possible with the new mod tools? Here is an example:
Back from 1992!
This is the original MicroProse B-17 Flying Fortress, a real legend in the history of video games. Fly the B-17 Flying Fortress and become a legend before your own time!
The sequel, published in 2000, has also been recently re-released by MicroProse and is available on Steam. Feel the power of flying a 10-men crew on a B-17 over occupied Europe in WWII. Plan the mission, choose your men and take action in every post onboard, from pilot to bombardier and machine gunners. Get ready for a high-flying adventure in this all-time classic.
MicroProse, founded in 1982, is a world-famous simulation software company, known for developing groundbreaking, classics and cult titles like, the Falcon, F15 Strike Eagle, Silent Service, Gunship, Grand Prix, Civilization, B-17 The Mighty Eighth and X-COM series and many more simulation products, that sold millions of copies each at retail.
Today, MicroProse is not only remaking select classics from its past but also paving the road to next-generation, state of the art games that will create the memories and experiences of the demanding new generations of gamers.