"In June of 1915 on the continent of Europe, World War I was raging. The Alies were trying to hold onto Europe and the Royal Air Force was a key weapon thrown against the Axis powers. From out of the sun, enemy planes dive and attack, machine guns chattering. From the ground, huge guns boom their deadly welcome. You smile grimly to yourself as another bird trails a smoking plume to the ground...Bombs away and God save the King!"
Blue Max is a video game from 1983 by Synapse Software, released for the Commodore 64 and Atari 8-bit computers. In 1984 it was released for the ZX Spectrum by U.S. Gold. In this diagonally-scrolling game, the player controls a Sopwith Camel biplane during World War I, attempting to shoot down enemy planes and bomb targets on the ground.
Its theme song was "Rule, Britannia!". The game is named after the German order Pour le Mérite, informally known as Blue Max.
Designed by Bob Pollin.