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Sub Battle Simulator is set in World War 2, with the player on the American or German side. Six different submarines are simulated in a total of 60 missions. You will have to navigate, using five different levels of mapping, and plan attacks based on weather and surroundings, paying close attention to the radar. Watch out for torpedoes and Sonars.

This was the first submarine simulation to include aircraft as opponents. You can choose to remain on the surface and defend yourself with your guns, or dive and hope to avoid the bomb and/or strafing that'll surely follow.


Sub Battle Simulator Atari ST Title screen
Sub Battle Simulator Apple IIgs Destroyed a destroyer while looking through the scope
Sub Battle Simulator Apple IIgs Radar
Sub Battle Simulator DOS A view of the surface (CGA)

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Commodore User Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Tilt Macintosh Jul, 1987 15 out of 20 75
Joystick (German) DOS May, 1989 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Info Amiga Jan, 1989 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Datormagazin Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 3.3 out of 5 66
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Dec, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Zzap! Amiga Nov, 1988 42 out of 100 42
Commodore User Amiga Oct, 1988 4 out of 10 40
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 4 out of 10 40


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The first release of Sub Battle Simulator supported Hercules Monochrome + CGA 4 color graphics modes only. EGA 640x350 16 color support was added later for the Masters Collection release.
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