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Also known as: Sand Warriors (alternate spelling)
Developer: Astros Productions, Gremlin Interactive
Publisher: Interplay Productions
More details:Official game website, MobyGames
Related games: Ancient Egypt

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File Details
  • includes installer
  • executable: INSTALL.EXE
  • Preview
  • MS-DOS
  • 81,939 kB (80.02 MB)
  • executable: GAME.BAT
  • Early demo


1. Unpack the contents of in a temporary folder DOSBox will recognize.
2. Open the file install.ini (located in the install sub-folder) in any text editor and find the line which says ;English=. Delete the semicolon (;) at the beginning of the line and save the file. This will make the installer work properly inside DOSBox.
3. Start DOSBox and run install.exe.

For basic instructions on how to set up and use DOSBox, please refer to this guide.

The demo version contains the first mission from the full game.

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Game description

On the distant planet Tawy, two noble Houses are engaged in a conflict that will decide the future of their peoples. As a fighter pilot of the Horus Empire, your mission is to complete various mission that will eventually change the course of the war.

Sandwarriors is a futuristic combat flight simulator with a setting heavily inspired by Ancient Egyptian mythology. At the player's disposal is an arsenal of powerful weapons, and the craft can perform complex pre-programmed manoeuvres. The enemy can deploy various ground and air units, including mech walkers, missile launchers, defence turrets, and of course fighters of their own.

Description by MrFlibble

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