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Harpoon V

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Harpoon fifth edition is the latest version of an award-winning series that began with its original release in 1980. In addition to updating and simplifying the rules for modern tactical naval and aerial combat, the fifth edition now includes naval combat system development, mines, ballistic missile attacks and defense, unmanned vehicles, land-attack cruise missiles, non-acoustic ASW sensors, as well as other improvements. Harpoon uses the designers' extensive game design and naval warfare experience to create a game that is authentic, informative, and exciting.

 
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October 22, 2020 4:30 am UTC
Is there a plan to release this as a real game, boxed with the annexes?
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David F October 03, 2020 11:02 am UTC
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I have been thoroughly enjoying getting back into Harpoon with this release!

Is there a summation anywhere of the changes made in the October 2 updates of the rules and current supplements?
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Aurélien B September 26, 2020 8:25 pm UTC
I never played any Harpoon games but this new release seems to be a good place to start. i was just wondering if it was limited to naval engagements or if it was possible to make land based scenarios with only ground and air units ?
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Daniel S September 15, 2020 11:21 pm UTC
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I had Harpoon II many years ago. I was looking forward to getting this latest version and learning about modern ship warfare. I was seriously disappointed to find that the Harpoon V book contains NONE of the actual data that is needed to play the game. No data on ships, airplanes, or weapons. Those all have to be purchased separately. What a ripoff! You lost this customer.
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Vincenzo B September 15, 2020 10:03 pm UTC
Boy, lost are the years when Harpoon III gave you both the rules and the platform data for multiple nations.

The fact that "full cardboard wargames can run you significantly more for a game that just covers a single war or single engagement" means nothing, since other kind of wargames, too, are available on the market (like Flying Colors). "Computer games have an even higher cost!" Seriously? Has anyone looked up for how much you can get computer Harpoon these days - with multiplayer and all the mods and scenarios created by the community in years?

Sorry, no joy for me. I may download the free quickstart rules but I really doubt that I'll fork the $$$s for the rest.
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July 28, 2020 12:20 am UTC
What an amazing cash grab. Everything that should have been in a "game", found in multiple over-priced annexes.

Is this a pirate game?

Admiralty Trilogy Group, you stink.

So far, not even a decent review.
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Blair B August 16, 2020 8:54 pm UTC
I agree. I'm not spending 100 bucks to get some pdfs. Such greed.
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Stephen V August 31, 2020 2:04 am UTC
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Less than $100 for a full tabletop sim that lets you play out cold war naval battles for over a half century of time is amazingly cheap. Full cardboard wargames can run you significantly more for a game that just covers a single war or single engagement. Computer games have an even higher cost.
As far as I'm concerned, they've underpriced their game by quite a margin. But hey, that's great for the players. It means more folks will be able to play.
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Brian A July 27, 2020 4:56 pm UTC
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Thank you ATG for all the effort on Harpoon V. Such a worthwhile study of the modern tactical environment.
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Larry S July 25, 2020 5:28 pm UTC
i'm lost. Is this where I can buy the game called Harpoon v? I see two books referring to the game but no digital game download.
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STANLEY P July 22, 2020 4:43 pm UTC
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Congrat's
Nice to see it again.
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Michael F July 22, 2020 4:23 pm UTC
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Good to see this now out.
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Guenin M July 22, 2020 6:32 am UTC
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Congratulations Larry and Chris, a lot of people were waiting for this. Great job.
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David L July 22, 2020 6:07 am UTC
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The data annexes seem to be missing?
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David L July 22, 2020 12:55 pm UTC
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Ah, I misread. The other books are the data annexes.
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Pierre V August 03, 2020 4:05 am UTC
So you do have to buy at least other 2 books in order to make a scenario? Or 4, since USN and Russian navy ships and aircraft come in different books.
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Randall C August 03, 2020 1:07 pm UTC
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Which are the annexes? I see the ship books but where are weapons and sensor annexes?
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Pierre V August 04, 2020 12:45 pm UTC
Randall, from the USN Ships description: "Annexes C and on give detailed weapons and sensors characteristics, including guns, missiles, ASW weapons, radars, sonars, with all the information needed to used them in a Harpoon scenario". But it still isn't clear for me if you can find enough info to prepare some scenarios without buying these books besides the core rules.
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