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Video Game
Name
Silent Service
Nickname
NA Amiga 3.5" Disk edition
Alternate Names
Release Date
1986-00-00
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Platform
Release Developer
Media
3.5" Disk
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Languages
English
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Silent Service is a 1985 submarine simulator computer game. It was designed by Sid Meier and published by MicroProse for various 8-bit home computers, and in 1987 for 16-bit systems like the Commodore Amiga. The follow up game Silent Service II was released in 1990.

The game is set in the Pacific during World War II, with the player assuming control of a United States submarine for various war patrols against Japanese shipping. Although hugely successful during the war, this side of the war in the Pacific is seldom told.

The game allows the player to choose when to attack and a whole range of realistic tactics are available, including the End Around as well as near invisibility at night (if the sub's profile is kept to a minimum).

Source: Wikipedia, Silent Service (video game) , available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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