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Subhunt is a single-player shareware submarine game developed at the Laboratory for Recreational Computing at the University of North Texas. The game places the player in control of a Shark-class mini-submarine. The story behind the game has the player as a new recruit to the top secret Special Operations Division.

Working for this organisation and in charge of a refitted Shark-class mini-sub the player will wrestle control of tourist shipping lanes from the terrorist group Nemesis, stop illegal whalers and long-line trawlers decimating marine species, and discover what is decimating commercial shipping.

The full game consists of 12 missions, only one of which was included in the shareware release. Each mission has three levels of difficulty.


Subhunt DOS The game in operation
Subhunt DOS Another of a series of pictures from the shareware version showing what's in later levels
Subhunt DOS Sound devices supported
Subhunt DOS Briefing for mission 1

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This game was written as an exercise in low level DOS programming. It uses no libraries or commercial code and the 27,000 lines of C++ code and 2000 lines of assembler code were written from scratch.
piltdown_man (167577) added Subhunt (DOS) on Dec 13, 2010