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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 Close up map
The Hunt for Red October Amiga Title screen
The Hunt for Red October Amiga Periscope view
The Hunt for Red October Amiga Strategic map

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Alternate Titles

  • "Jagd auf Roter Oktober" -- German title

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Nov, 1987 9 out of 12 75
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1990 68 out of 100 68
Amiga Joker Mar, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Power Play Dec, 1987 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1988 Unscored Unscored


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According to developer Steven Green, shortly after publishing the product Argus Press Software went bust and restarted as Grandslam Entertainments Ltd., having somehow transferred the copyright, licenses and assets from Argus to Grandslam just before liquidation, thus avoiding paying debts and royalties related to this and other products.
POMAH (52500) added The Hunt for Red October (Amiga) on Feb 11, 2003
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