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Harpoon 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.


Harpoon Classic '97 Windows the formation window.
Harpoon Classic '97 Windows Data on an enemy Tornado GR4. Active radar range 40nm.
Harpoon Classic '97 Windows Picking a scenario to play.
Harpoon Classic '97 Windows A staff note pops up in the tutorial mission.

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User Reviews

The best naval strategy game ever published. Windows Rick Jones (111)

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla Windows 1997 82 out of 100 82
Reset Windows Jun, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Apr, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Action Windows 3.x Dec, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Action Windows Dec, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jan, 1997 65 out of 100 65
Subsim Windows 1998 65 out of 100 65
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jan, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Jan, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


Topic # Posts Last Post
win 3.x Support 3 eXo (344)
Mar 24, 2015


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