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Description

Sub Command allows you to take control of the most deadly attack submarines in operation at the beginning of the 21th Century: the American Seawolf and 688(i), and the Russian Akula and Akula II.

As the worthy successor of 688(I) Hunter/Killer, Sub Command provides an extensive, if not excessive simulation of most of the stations present on a real combat submarine - which include navigation, fire control, ship control, TMA (Target Motion Analysis), radar, radio and everyone's favorite, periscope - and ships with a consequent 232 page manual. More than 250 submarines, ships and planes also have been modeled in the game.

Newcomers will spend long nights trying the stand-alone missions and figuring out how to launch a torpedo on the Akula, while experienced submarine officers will be able to take part into the main game campaign or battle out in multiplayer missions.

Screenshots

Sub Command: Akula Seawolf 688(I) Windows 65cm torpedoes closing in on an Ohio
Sub Command: Akula Seawolf 688(I) Windows Ohio hit by torpedoes
Sub Command: Akula Seawolf 688(I) Windows Invincible hit by ASM
Sub Command: Akula Seawolf 688(I) Windows Radar Station (Akula)

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Critic Reviews

GameSpy Dec 10, 2001 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Oct 08, 2001 8.4 out of 10 84
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Fragland.net Sep 18, 2002 78 out of 100 78
Gamesmania.de Oct 09, 2001 78 out of 100 78
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 2001 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 15, 2001 15 out of 20 75
PC Zone Benelux Oct, 2001 74 out of 100 74
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2001 70 out of 100 70
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 2001 20 out of 100 20

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Trivia

Despite the description, the "200+ page manual" is just a PDF file on the CD. The paper manual is a troubleshooting/quickstart guide only.

Related Web Sites

  • SCX II (Home of the very impressive SCX (Sub Command eXtreme) II modification, which adds numerous ships, submarines and weapons to the game.)
  • Sub Command (Official site)
  • Subsim Review (All about submarine games.)
Cochonou (1013) added Sub Command: Akula Seawolf 688(I) (Windows) on Oct 09, 2001