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Coelacanth Supporting Member of TMP15 Jan 2015 9:41 p.m. PST

I used to play a lot of Silent Service back in the day (not that that makes me feel old or anything). More recently, my brother had Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific; I test-drove it a bit but never got really addicted. Between those two games, I had played other sub-related odds and ends, without ever getting too interested in any one game. Do any other TMPers have a history with submarine simulation games?

Ron

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 12:11 a.m. PST

Gato, on the original Macintosh. Awesome game. Wish I could still play it.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 8:00 a.m. PST

I only really played silent hunter 3, its for alot if people the best sub game there is. It got lots of mods, and even tho its now quite old, more people still this then any other sub gane past and present

haywire Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 8:09 a.m. PST

I used to play a lot of Red Storm Rising when in college. I tried others, but just could not get the same feel.

Jakse375 Inactive Member16 Jan 2015 8:41 a.m. PST

Sub war 2050 link
more of an underwater fighter game than anything like modern subs but it did have thermal layers and cavitation to worry about.

Sergeant Paper16 Jan 2015 10:20 a.m. PST

Red Storm Rising, Harpoon, and Silent Service 2 (started so many S-Boats on what turned into one-way cruises…)

Personal logo Saginaw Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 10:32 a.m. PST

Silent Service for NES became one of my most favorite games to play back in the day, so much so that my oldest nephew gave me a copy as a gift one Christmas. I could play for a couple of hours stalking Japanese shipping, dodging destroyers, and generally becoming a terror in the South Pacific! I really had some great times with it.

Oh, and the theme music to the game? Unforgettable!

pmwalt Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 1:41 p.m. PST

Silent Hunter III is the last version I have. Haven't played in quite some time, might just have to fire it up tonight!

Coelacanth Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 2:22 p.m. PST

Re: pmwalt

Best not to sail on a Friday -- just saying. laugh

Ron

Jakse375 Inactive Member16 Jan 2015 4:03 p.m. PST

@parzival, here you go, link

it's cracked already so should run on your computer no problem

lugal hdan16 Jan 2015 4:32 p.m. PST

Subwar 2050 was fun.

The original Silent Hunter was my favorite. I prefer Pacific theater and Gatos to U-boats. I haven't played the very newest SH's though. I guess I should look into SH-3.

I also enjoyed the old 688 Attack Sub game from the late 80's, but it was my first.

Jane's 688i was wonderful for the waterfall diagram alone, but I got too frustrated that I was apparently the only one on the boat, and had to turn off the towed array deployment motor myself, etc.

Personal logo taskforce58 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2015 5:42 p.m. PST

Back in the late 80s I played a lot of Red Storm Rising. A LOT.

Oddball Inactive Member16 Jan 2015 10:24 p.m. PST

Aces of the Deep.

link

mandt2 Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2015 6:28 a.m. PST

Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific
Janes 688i
Red Storm Rising

All great games. Still play Silent Hunter from time to time.

Personal logo Ditto Tango 2 3 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2015 12:31 p.m. PST

Battleship and Admirals. grin
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Tim

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