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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.

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Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Title screen / main menu
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Bionics
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga The engine room
Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Amiga Commando room

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

The One for Amiga Games Amiga May, 1991 91 out of 100 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Feb, 1991 10.2 out of 12 85
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Format Amiga Jun, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jun, 1991 765 out of 1000 76
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
Play Time Amiga Jun, 1991 43 out of 100 43

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

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