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DescriptionHarpoon II is a simulation of modern-era naval combat. A variety of ships such as surface and sub, as well as missile weapons and aircraft must be tracked and accounted for when engaging in battles. It is a single player game, and takes place in real-time (though you can set the clock ratio to suit your needs and even pause the game).
Rather than being a straight Cold War-style U.S.S.R. vs the USA game, Harpoon II's scenarios are mostly based on third-world encounters, such as USA vs North Korea, or Peru vs Ecuador, etc. The initial release contains BattleSet: Global Conflicts I, featuring 15 missions.
You take charge of a naval force composed of either few small ships armed with only cannons and light rockets/missiles, or an entire carrier strike force with it's own air force and long-range cruise missiles.
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The Press Says
|High Score||DOS||Oct, 1994||5 out of 5||100|
|PC Gamer||DOS||Sep, 1994||93 out of 100||93|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||DOS||Sep, 1994||80|
|Power Play||DOS||Aug, 1994||78 out of 100||78|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Sep, 1994||75 out of 100||75|
|All Game Guide||Macintosh||1998||70|
|Consoles Plus||DOS||Sep, 1994||70 out of 100||70|
|PC Player (Germany)||DOS||Sep, 1994||60 out of 100||60|
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