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Hunt For Red October, The (Oxford Digital)
OCS
alias Hunt For Red October: The Book alias Hunt For Red October: The Original also known as Jagd Auf Roter Oktober
Hunt For Red October, The (Oxford Digital) - Double Barrel Screenshot
Information 7 reviews Manual Cheatcode 5 weblinks
Screenshot 14 boxscans 7 diskscans 9 miscshots 4 conversions Gamemap
Information
Year of the first release1987LicenseCommercial
Number of disks (or CD)1PublisherArgus Press - Rest of Europe
Datasoft [IntelliCreations] - Rest of the World
Grandslam / Grand Slam - Rest of Europe
Software Toolworks, The - Rest of the World
Number max of players1Budget publisherUnique (Grandslam) - Worldwide
Simultaneous max players1DeveloperOxford Digital Enterprises (ODE)
LanguageEnglish
ArtistsCoder : Richard Horrocks (Champie)
Graphician : Jason Kingsley
Graphician : Richard L. Yapp
Musician : Icon Design
Misc : Pete Sleeman
Misc : Richard Horrocks (Champie)
Language in manualEnglish
HardwareOCS
Amiga original gameno
Have cheatcodeyes
Have SPS releaseyes
WHD installyesWHD information
AuthorPsygore
Updated  2008-08-13 09:58:37
HD installnoHD notes
Genre
CategorySimulation
SubcategorySimulation - Uncategorised
Dimension2D
OriginBook / Literature
QuickmatchTom Clancy
ThemeGovernment - Espionage
ThemeNautical
ThemeTransport - Submarine
ThemeWar - Cold War
ViewpointCockpit
Conversion hardwareAmstrad PCW/PC
Amstrad/Schneider CPC464/664/6128
Apple II/IIGS
Apple IIGS
Apple Macintosh (Classic)
Atari ST/E
Commodore C64/128
MSX 1/2
PC (DOS)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+2/+3
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
Conversion notesSimultaneous Amiga, Atari ST and PC/Tandy versions were initially released by Argus Press.
PC versions: CGA, EGA, Tandy

N.B. Unrelated to the NES/SNES/Game Boy game of the same name.
Classic compilation
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Rarity: One version is common, at least one other version is rare One version is common, at least one other version is rareOne version is common, at least one other version is rare
Notes:   [1] Licensed game based on Tom Clancy's 1984 best-selling novel (and not the film), "The Hunt for Red October". A bonus copy of the novel was included with the U.S. release of the game by Datasoft/Software Toolworks (see HERE).

[2] Game design by Richard Horrocks; additional design by Pete Sleeman. Coding by Richard Horrocks. Graphics by Jason Kingsley; titlescreen by Richard Yapp. Music by Icon Design (U.S. release only).

[3] Released in German as JAGD AUF ROTER OKTOBER.

[4] The U.S. releases of THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER by Datasoft and Software Toolworks/Datasoft were licensed from Grandslam (UK). The first U.S. release by Datasoft came in 1988, several months after the UK release in 1987.

[5] The U.S. version of THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER contains some minor enhancements over the UK version, including music and the ability to select the difficulty level for gameplay (i.e. "easy", "normal" and "difficult").

[6] Game autoboots from floppy or may be launched from WB.

[7] Game supports savegames, full multitasking (memory permitting) and a quit back to WB option.

[8] Distributed in Australia by Ozi Soft.


Known releases: Release 1.x (30-Oct-87) [PAL / NTSC (Datasoft)], Release 1.8 (20-Apr-88) [US / NTSC (Datasoft/Software Toolworks)]


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