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Have You Played… Sub Commander?

By Graham Smith on November 8th, 2014.

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Sub Commander is a delight: a freeware roguelike set aboard a submarine in which your band of Russian officers are as likely to perish from malfunctioning underwater equipment as from enemy fire.

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Diary: Exploring The Watery Depths Of Sub Commander

By Graham Smith on June 9th, 2014.

05:56: NEW ORDERS X LOCATE AND SINK SS Vancouver X TARGET SPOTTED AT 25S 160E

Sub Commander is a free roguelike submarine sim. I first learned about it from Tim’s Flare Path write up of the game, and since then I’ve been spending occasional afternoons sending crew upon crew to their watery demise at the bottom of the murky depths. Playing it this afternoon has proven the perfect antidote to the ramp-up of E3 bombast, and so I thought I’d talk you through my dynamically-generated mission to take out the SS Vancouver.

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