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Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation (Amiga)

Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Title screen / main menu

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Description

Das Boot (literally 'The Boat') simulates controlling a Type VII U-Boat for the Nazis, in an exact recreation of submarine warfare circa 1941. Both internal and external views are provided, all rendered in full 3D. Allied submarines and surface boats are attacking you from all sides - use your Hydrophone to be aware of forthcoming threads, and use the water as protection from enemy planes. You have 4 styles of torpedo on board - Contact, Acoustic, Looping and Magnetic. All orders are sent in code, to prevent sensitive information reaching Allied forces, with an Enigma code-cracking machine built in to decipher them. There are three skill levels to play at.

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Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga The torpedo room
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Attacked by some enemy fighters
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Title screen / main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Das Boot is Missing" -- Alternate Title on some versions

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The Press Says

The One May, 1991 91 out of 100 91
CU Amiga Jun, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Format Jun, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jun, 1991 765 out of 1000 76
Amiga Power May, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Action Jun, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Joker May, 1991 63 out of 100 63

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Included a copy of the English-language translation of Das Boot by R. Piper Verlag.

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Christian Klein (5794) added Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation (Amiga) on Mar 16, 2006
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