Title : The Hunt for Red October - Based on the Movie

Also Known As: La Caza del Octubre Rojo

Publisher : Grandslam Entertainments Ltd

Release Year: 1991

No. Players: 1

Entry Type: Arcade: Action

Machine Type: 48K/128K

Availability: Available

  • Cursor
  • Interface 2 (right)
  • Kempston

Comments: Damian recalls: "The protection scheme used on most of the titles I wrote was SpeedLock (by Dave Looker- a good friend), apart from The Hunt for Red October, which uses what I like to call 'DamoLock' [;)] Wrote it myself, including the custom tape reading routines. Multiple layers of encryption that were randomly selected at source code compile time, to effectively fill the remaining memory and take a snapshot of the game, whilst encrypting the saver/loader with 'I' reg lookups- pretty simple to code, a total biatch to decode [;)]"

Updated On : May 25, 2020

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