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Game #1472
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Northern Fleet    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: ASCII Classics
Simulation   Fleet

Rating: 8.06 (16 votes)

Northern Fleet box cover

Northern Fleet screenshot
Arguably Simulations Canada's ("SimCan") best game, Northern Fleet is a detailed naval simulation of US-Soviet fleet confrontations in the "bad old days" of Cold War. Due to the absence of any graphics, the game will definitely appeal only to hard-core gamers who crave realism and accuracy over aesthetics value. That said, Northern Fleet is definitely one of the most realistic, thought-provoking simulations ever made, although user friendliness isn't one of its strong points. The AI is superb, and the scenarios intriguing (although many of them are hypothetical). Definitely worth a look for all armchair navy commanders, and especially fans of Harpoon and Action Stations! Highly recommended.

Note: Although the game is no longer in wide distribution, publisher SimCan still exists and is selling the game to anyone who contacts them directly. Register for ConSimWorld below and contact SimCan via "Community Support" folder.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Stephen Newburg
Developer: Simulations Canada
Publisher: Simulations Canada
Year: 1989
Software Copyright: Simulations Canada
Theme: Historical, Naval
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Action Stations!, Red Sky at Morning, Harpoon

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