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The Hunt for Red October

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Atari ST
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In this adaptation of Tom Clancy's popular novel, you play the part of Captain Marko Ramius attempting to defect to the US. Once into the Atlantic, you must rendezvous with the US Navy and fake the destruction of the Red October. Your crew is not aware of the defection -- but the Soviet Navy is, and will try to stop you at any cost.


The Hunt for Red October Amiga Periscope view
The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 Tactical Map...
The Hunt for Red October ZX Spectrum Periscope depth viewing contact on surface
The Hunt for Red October Atari ST Periscope view, night vision mode

Alternate Titles

  • "Jagd auf Roter Oktober" -- German title

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The Press Says

Atari ST User Atari ST Mar, 1988 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Feb, 1988 697 out of 1000 70
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1990 68 out of 100 68
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Commodore 64 1990 68 out of 100 68
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 68 out of 100 68
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Feb, 1988 67 out of 100 67
Tilt Atari ST Feb, 1988 13 out of 20 65
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Feb, 1988 62 out of 100 62
Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1987 5.5 out of 10 55


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Shortly after publishing the product "Argus Press Software" went bust and restarted as "Grand Slam Entertainment" having somehow transferred the copyright, licenses and assets from Argus to Grand Slam just before liquidation, thus avoiding paying debts and royalties related to this and other products!!! So as usual the small developer suffers so that rich immoral publishers can cheat them out of their hard earned rewards. (Note: The contributor of this information was also one of the primary developers. --Editor)
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