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Description

World War II is raging. The US has suffered an attack at Pearl Harbor, and most of its battleships are lost. The few remaining US carriers are fighting a desperate war against the Japanese surface fleets. But the US has a secret weapon: sleek, silent, deadly... you are a Submarine Commander!

The action is viewed from within the submarine. Watch out for your speed, direction and depth. This game features 9 types of submarines to choose from, 10 types of torpedoes to fire, 14 Japanese surface ships (9 warships, 5 transport), and the entire Pacific Ocean as your battleground. The seven missions all recreate real US navy engagements. Can you sink the Yamato???

Screenshots

Silent Service II DOS Damage Report
Silent Service II Atari ST Chart
Silent Service II Atari ST Title screen.
Silent Service II Amiga Hall of Fame

Promo Images

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Silent Service II Screenshot
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User Reviews

Play a US sub commander fighting the japs in WWII. One of my all-time favourite games. Amiga joe bloggs (4)
A Realistic View from the Bottom of a Periscope DOS John Schall (3)
One hell of a submarine sim! DOS faceless (445)

Critic Reviews

Play Time Amiga Nov, 1991 93 out of 100 93
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Action Amiga Sep, 1991 90 out of 100 90
PC-Spiele '92 DOS 1991 9 out of 10 90
Amiga Computing Amiga Jan, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Power Play DOS Oct, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Power Play Amiga Sep, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Games Amiga Mar, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Play Time Atari ST Apr, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Subsim DOS 1997 54 out of 100 54

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Trivia

DOS backup disks

Additional Packaging in the DOS version of the game includes offers to send away to Microprose for either a set of backup disks for the game (with proof of purchase) or a Tandy 1000 keyboard overlay for nothing more than the cost of postage.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #44 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

Contributed to by Raphael (1261), NH (489) and ektoutie (546)