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Sub-Scan [Model 01-002]

Atari 2600 cart. published 38 years ago by SEGA Enterprises

Listed and emulated in MAME !

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Sub-Scan © 1982 Sega Enterprises, Limited.

Now hear this! Now hear this! All hands man your battle stations.

Enemy submarines have been detected in your waters. You command a destroyer which can launch as many as four depth charges at a time. Your mission is to sink as many enemy subs as possible.

But it's not that simple. Because SUB-SCAN is more than a shooting match. It's a game of strategy. A battle of wits. Can-and-mouse on the high seas between the hunter above and the hunted below.


Model 01-002


* Your main mission is to hit all the subs. Miss ten and the game is over.

* Once you have aimed a depth charge at a particular sub, keep your eye on the depth charge and the sub. A shallower sub might cruise into the battle scene and run into a previously targeted depth charge. In this case you’ll need to quickly launch another depth charge to hit your original target sub.

* Avoid hitting the BONUS SUB as long as you possibly can! This builds the bonus value up at an incredible rate and keeps the subs moving at a manageable speed. Remember: a BONUS SUB never counts as a missed sub if you let it go.

* Use the viewport. If you time it right, you can hit subs just as they enter the battle scene.

Game's ROM.