Silent Service

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Exciting World War II Submarine Action in the South Pacific!! by Sid Meier.

0400 hours, Tuesday 1942... BATTLE STATIONS!! BATTLE STATIONS!! Enemy convoy identified on radar!!
SILENT SERVICE, The Submarine Simulation, brings exciting action, great strategy, detailed graphics and an ultra-realistic simulation of a World War II U.S. submarine in the South Pacific.
SILENT SERVICE's outstanding features include: all the critical battle stations 0 engine room, conning tower and ship's bridge; challenging and realistic combat versus single ships and heavily escorted convoys; and an infinite variety of situations using complete maps and charts for the entire South-west Pacific and a sophisticated and realistic attack plotting system.
SILENT SERVICE is the most detailed and realistic submarine simulation for home computers. Player selected "reality levels" allow the player to customize complexity, and time scaling ensures that the actions and decisions are constantly required. SILENT SERVICE provides a wide selection of historical scenarios from individual attacks to patrol missions that bring challenge and fun to both the first time player and the experienced submarine veteran.
Will you, as submarine captain, select a quiet patrol sector in the Marianas Islands, or choose the dangerous waters off the coast of Japan? Is the submerged daylight periscope attack best, or do you charge in on the surface at night using only radar bearing to guide you? Do you pick off the enemy with a single torpedo shot? These decisions and many more are yours to make as you take your place among the elite ranks of the SILENT SERVICE!

Throughout The World
SILENT SERVICE is "The Best"...

USA: Best Adventure Game for the Home Computer. 1986 Charles Roberts Award for Outstanding Achievement Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA)/Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Designs.

Germany: Simulation Of The Year. Best Games Of The Year Awards, Happy Computer, December 1986

USA: Best Simulator. Critics' Choice Awards. Family Computing, January 1987

England: Best Simulation. Oscar Award, Commodore Computing International, December 1986

France: Best Simulation. TILT d'Or Canal (Golden TILT Award), TILT Magazine, November 1986
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Release date
Developer
MicroProse Software
Publisher
Nightdive Studios, Retroism
Age rating
Not rated
Website
http://www.retroism.com

System requirements for Linux

Minimum:
  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 100% OpenGL accelerated card or onboard graphics
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Any ALSA supported card on onboard audio
Recommended:
  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 100% OpenGL accelerated card or onboard graphics
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Any ALSA supported card on onboard audio

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 100% DirectX compatible graphics
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 100% DirectX compatible graphics
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: OS X Leopard 10.7
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 3D graphics card or onboard graphics compatible with OpenGL
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
  • Sound Card: 100% CoreAudio compatible card or onboard sound
Recommended:
  • OS: OS X Leopard 10.7 or newer
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 3D graphics card or onboard graphics compatible with OpenGL
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
  • Sound Card: 100% CoreAudio compatible card or onboard sound
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