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DescriptionHarpoon Classic '97 is a revised version of traditional Harpoon Classic which is in turn, based on Larry Bond's original and very popular Harpoon board-game from 1980. The core gameplay is top-down (map and menu based) ultra-realistic strategic naval warfare wrapping around scenarios in 4 different theatres (North Atlantic, Greenland/Iceland, Indian Ocean, and Persian Gulf/Mediterranean).
New features in this release are the Windows 95 playability (cleaner interface), improved artwork and effects, along with 50 new missions. Additional updated ships and planes are also included.
Part of the Following Groups
|The best naval strategy game ever published.||Rick Jones (108)|
The Press Says
|Gamezilla||1997||82 out of 100||82|
|Reset||Jun, 1997||8 out of 10||80|
|Subsim||1998||65 out of 100||65|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jan, 1997||65 out of 100||65|
|PC Player (Germany)||Jan, 1997||40|
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TriviaNovelist and screenplay writer Tom Clancy is friends with Harpoon's Larry Bond and gives him high praise for his work on the game. In fact Clancy gives credit to the game for helping him expedite the creation of his first book - The Hunt for Red October.
Corn Popper (69529) added Harpoon Classic '97 (Windows) on Jan 24, 2003
Other platforms contributed by rstevenson (816)
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