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So yesterday I was on a NES/SNES kick of wanting one, and today its about Harpoon Classic. I started wondering though if there are any games similar to Harpoon Classic out there anymore or are all navy combat sims now a 3D where you see your ships and all that wonderfulness. Anyways, if anyone knows of something like the old Harpoon Classic I'd love to hear about it and give it a try.
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So I guess then nobody remembers Harpoon even then?
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I'm amazed nobody seems to remember Harpoon, such fun was had
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post #4 of 7
I very fondly remember Harpoon and devoted more hours to playing both the computer version and the tabletop than I care to admit.. Alas, I have never seen an equivalent in a more recent time frame - and that's a shame isn't it. We've become so over exposed to the eye candy that we can't get a AAA title at this point that would skip over the presentation to provide the depth of something like Harpoon.
    
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Im in the same boat admittedly. Harpoon was the very first PC game I played, and I played it probably as much as my peak in WoW playtime. The game just sucks you into it with the detail of information, the options of how to group your fleets and set patrols, and everything else you can do. Who cares that the big action was a bids eye view outline of the ship that launched missiles that were just lines. Now if you want to know what I did the most? The Scenario Editor. I had binders full of information pertaining to each scenario I had created. Each group on the red and blue side, each base, everything lol.

I just wish someone would remake it or make something like it eye candy or not, I liked the warmap type of interface smile.gif
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Based on the first customer review, Naval War: Arctic Circle appears to be a spiritual descendant of Harpoon.

But based on the next couple reviews, it may not be.

The game may not be worth $20; but it was part of a Paradox bundle that sold for cheap ($10 or $15) during the Christmas season. Amazon may toss that bundle out again in the future; keep an eye out!
    
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Ill check it out, maybe buy it if it looks like a good enough naval sim.
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