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Posted on Nov 9, 2010 in Games PR

Harpoon Ultimate Edition Released



Staten Island , NY , November 4th, 2010 – Matrix Games ( and Advanced Gaming Systems ( are thrilled to announce that Larry Bond’s Harpoon – Ultimate Edition is now available for purchase! This comprehensive bundle, unlike any that has previously been released for Harpoon on the computer, represents a digital history and "Collector’s Edition" of Harpoon that every Harpoon gamer will want to have on their shelf for years to come.

Larry Bond’s HarpoonUltimate Edition is the most powerful and complete modern naval warfare simulation on the market and a must have for any Harpoon fan!  Owners of Harpoon 3 Advanced Naval Warfare or Harpoon Commander’s Edition are entitled to a $25 discount on the purchase of Larry Bond’s Harpoon – Ultimate Edition.


Please note that physical boxed versions of Harpoon – Ultimate Edition will be available after November 15th, but are not available at release.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “If you like modern naval combat, Harpoon is the most detailed and realistic simulator on the market. The Ultimate Edition of Harpoon contains virtually everything from this fantastic product’s long lineage and it deserves a place in any naval warfare fan’s game library!”

Harpoon – Ultimate Edition is the best and most comprehensive compilation of computer Harpoon games ever assembled!  The two flagship products in the Harpoon line up, Advanced Naval Warfare and Commander’s Edition come highly expanded and improved from their previous versions. Advanced Naval Warfare comes with a full suite of editors, upgrades and expansion to the sonar models, boarding actions, encrypted databases, and more! Commander’s Edition sports an all new EMCON AI, an expanded WestPac BattleSet, a greatly improved HCDB database, and more!

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harpoon and give fans who enjoy playing the older versions a great archival edition, Harpoon – Ultimate Edition includes more than 20 previous releases of Computer Harpoon including Harpoon 3 v3.63 and Harpoon Classic.  This allows players who have databases or scenarios tied to these older versions to continue to enjoy them for years to come, and it will also allow new players who purchase the Ultimate Edition access to this rich older content.

Features include:

  • The most complete anthology of computer Harpoon ever assembled with builds stretching from Harpoon Alpha 880916 all the way to the latest and greatest versions of Advanced Naval Warfare (v3.10) and Commander’s Edition (v2009.050)!
  • Plenty of extras and bonuses like new editors, more documentation, and improved art
  • Tons of features and improvements to both Advanced Naval Warfare and Commander’s Edition

New Features for Harpoon – Advanced Naval Warfare

  • Encrypted databases
  • Boarding actions
  • Sonar upgrades to model sonar closer to the actual Bond/Carlson models
  • Includes all the powerful editors
    • Game based Scenario Editor (H3SE)
    • Game based Database Editor (H3DC)
    • MS Access based Reimer Database Editor (H3RE)
  • And more!


New Features for Harpoon – Commander’s Edition

  • Expanded WestPac BattleSet as seen in the HCE Demo!
  • New EMCON AI that tells the AI when to turn on sensors and prompts player to turn on sensors.  It is now much more intelligent and at times sneaky.
  • An Updated HCDB Database
  • Many new hotkeys for a wide variety of interface controls
  • Implemented a new Escort jamming model with greater variability in the protection a jammer can offer nearby groups against distant radars.
  • And more!



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Larry Bond’s Harpoon – Ultimate Edition

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  1. After 3.7.0 Release: (080 Issues reported)
    After 3.8.0 ..Patch: (080 Issues – 34 Fixed + 088 New) = 134 Issues
    After 3.9.0 ..Patch: (134 Issues – 31 Fixed + 068 New) = 171 Issues
    After 3.9.2 ..Patch: (171 Issues – 15 Fixed + 035 New) = 191 Issues
    After 3.9.3 ..Patch: (191 Issues – 19 Fixed + 015 New) = 187 Issues
    After 3.9.4 ..Patch: (187 Issues – 46 Fixed + 068 New) = 209 Issues
    After 3.10. Release: (209 Issues – 82 Fixed + 102 New) = 229 Issues
    After 3.11. ..Patch: (229 Issues – 09 Fixed + 014 New) = 234 Issues

    A comprehensive third-party list of 234 * Known Harpoon [ANW] Issues has been exhaustively collected on HarPlonkHQ since the release of Harpoon ANW 3.7.0 Now that 3.11 has been released, the list has been checked to see what has changed.