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Harpoon game series collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Harpoon game series collection
    source: Gilman, Don R.
    Identifier/Call Number: M2556
    Physical Description: 8 Linear Feet (6 manuscript storage boxes, 4 record storage boxes, and 1 half manuscript storage box)
    Physical Description: 52.38 gigabyte(s)
    Date (inclusive): 1984-2010

    Content Description

    The Harpoon game series collection consists of software and design materials documenting the history of the Harpoon, Sub Battle Simulator, War Patrol, PT-109, and Orbiter game series, including related business and marketing records from Advanced Gaming Systems, Inc. and Kesmai Inc. The materials include reports, invoices, royalty statements, licensing agreements, reviews, newspaper clippings, publicity, correspondence, manuals, logbooks, notebooks, memorandums, and computer games.

    Biographical / Historical

    This collection documents the history of the Harpoon computer wargame series. Harpoon is a naval and air warfare simulator computer game produced by Three Sixty Pacific, Inc. The first version of the game was made for DOS and released in 1989.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item] Harpoon game series collection, M2556, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

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    Page from library catalog:https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/14125687

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Computer games
    Computer games -- Design.
    Computer games -- History.
    Naval training
    war -- Computer simulation.
    Naval art and science -- Computer games
    Video games.
    Gilman, Don R.