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Dangerous Waters (Windows)

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Dangerous Waters is an in-depth simulation of modern submarine and anti-submarine warfare (ASW), with a particular emphasis on realism. As the direct successor of Sub Command, the game entitles the player to command the most advanced nuclear submarines in operation: the American SSN-21 Seawolf-class and 688i Los Angeles-class, as well as the Russian AKULA-I IMPROVED and AKULA-II. Additionally, the player will be able to take control of the variants (Projects 636 and 877) of the KILO-class diesel-electric attack submarine; a ship which lacks the endurance, speed, and power of its nuclear counterparts, however is particularly quiet when running slowly and deadly in shallow waters.

The game also allows the player to take part in submarine hunts. The player will be able to conduct anti-submarine warfare operations aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry guided missile frigate, the MH-60 multi-mission helicopter, and the P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft. These three ASW platforms are modeled with the same level of attention as their submarine counterparts.

Apart from the new controllable platforms, the game improves the gameplay of Sub Command in many ways, the most significant advance being a more refined acoustic and sonar simulation. The game also features an extensive multiplayer mode, with the ability to play with multiple players on different station onboard the same ship.

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Dangerous Waters Windows Mission debriefing, no medals tonight.
Dangerous Waters Windows A single mission for the Frigate.
The mission lists both homemade (saved) and pre-made (single) missions, that can be part of a campaign.
Dangerous Waters Windows Air defence: 36 SAM:s, and 4 Harpoon anti-ship missiles.
Dangerous Waters Windows The mission editor can use most of the world as a setting.

Alternate Titles

  • "危险水域" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Враждебные Воды" -- Russian spelling

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Critic Reviews

Subsim Mar 05, 2005 97 out of 100 97
Game Watcher Feb 15, 2005 9.3 out of 10 93
Worth Playing Jun 15, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Chronicles Oct 13, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
IGN Feb 28, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
GamingExcellence Jun 14, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamesmania.de Mar 15, 2005 81 out of 100 81
Boomtown Aug 19, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 05, 2006 16 out of 20 80

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Cochonou (1017) added Dangerous Waters (Windows) on Mar 26, 2005