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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.

Screenshots

Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Bionics
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Title screen / main menu
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Periscope view
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Introduction

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

CU Amiga Amiga Jun, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Top Secret DOS Nov, 1992 4 out of 5 80
Amiga Format Amiga Jun, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Action Amiga Jun, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Power Play DOS Mar, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1991 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Play Time Amiga Jun, 1991 43 out of 100 43

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Extras

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

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Contributed to by Christian Klein (6023) and Robert Morgan (859)