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Positive (45 reviews) - 88% of the 45 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 30, 2006

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    Minimum Requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, 128 MB RAM, 500MHz or faster, DirectX: 7.0

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Loafie493
0.9 hrs
Posted: July 25
I remember playing this in my computer class way back when. Honestly there are better games out there and plenty of free online resources if your intent is to learn how to touch type, but if you are like me and played this back when it was first released, this is well worth the 5 bucks just for the nostalgia.
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☣ Leha ☣
32.4 hrs
Posted: July 23
Product received for free
BEAST TYPING GAME EVER 10/10
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GigiVix
12.7 hrs
Posted: July 9
This game is so epic, I started playing this game since I was a children probably 7 years old (without steam in fact I was used to play with a non steam copy) and after some years playing this game I became a very fast typer +100 wpm ONLY playing this typing game. Only recently I bought this game on steam.

If you want become very fast or simply faster than you are now play this game because it is very fun and you increase your typing speed. absolutely recommended
100/100
10/10 Perfect, the Best.

Finally.. I literally love this dev because now I can type very fast and surely without this game I couldn't get this results. Developers of this game... I love you, I'd like to meet you all someday. Thanks for everything
-Gigi :)
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Acyka
1.2 hrs
Posted: July 3
10/10
A very good standard typing game, i introduce this game to my little cousin for learning typing and he enjoys alot .
I feel very happy with this .
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Alpha_Guard_Wolf_3rd
6.6 hrs
Posted: May 11
It's great like the other old games that popcap made...
but please fix the bug where the game says it's running even though you just closed it.
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Nekrotikk
45.1 hrs
Posted: January 6
Bought 'Typer Shark Deluxe' to improve my typing speed and although it isn't challenging enough for me it is perfect for anyone new to touch typing. The only complaint I have about 'Typer Shark Deluxe' is that it doesn't shut down properly and doesn't show in task manager so I have to restart my computer to close the game.

If you want to become an expert at touch typing I would recommend starting with 'Typer Shark Deluxe' and moving on to 'Typing Of The Dead' when 'Typer Shark Deluxe' starts to seem to easy.
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Pimpstyle9008
68.3 hrs
Posted: October 10, 2015
Great children's learning game. Would not buy it alone, got it with pop-cap collection though. This has no entertainment just mini-games that trick you into typing better.
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Phyrus675
6.4 hrs
Posted: September 27, 2015
While the design of this game/application is done pretty well, but the execution of it is lacking. I have windows 10 on my desktop where this game is installed. Not only does this game not propperly terminate when instructed to exit, but it also triggers all sorts of warnings from my AVG protection. When exiting the game, it will minimize, but the popcapgame1 process is still active. You will be unable to restart the game until you manually kill the process in Task Manager. Even though this game is only $5 it is not worth the hassle, and I would strongly suggest not even giving it a spin.
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95 of 116 people (82%) found this review helpful
70 people found this review funny
Recommended
264.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 6, 2014
I no longer have any friends, my wife left me, my kids don't want to see me, and i lost my 7 figure salary career. But, it's all been worth it. Since i bought this game many moons ago, I have not left my house, and although the real-world aspects of my life have dissolved, i have barely noticed due to the inexpressible amazingness of this game. And best of all, it only took me 3.142 seconds to type this review.
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22 of 25 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 4, 2014
Good. Just a standard typing game. And comes with a good typing practice course too.

+ you can type!
+ typing tutor
+ variety of enemies
+ endless challenge
- unsatisfying graphic and sounds
8 out of 10, excellent.
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13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 13, 2015
A fun game to learn typing, Typer Shark! Deluxe is a fun game. Diving to shipwrecks in order to find valuable treasures (and fending off hungry sealife by electro shocks generated from vicious typing) becomes repetitive after a while, but it is definitely one of the more fun ways of learning how to touchtype.

The problem I have with Typer Shark is the fact that it can't be properly shut down. It will run on in the background and log more and more time, unless you reboot the computer. That is a bit annoying, and it would be really nice if that would be gotten rid of in a future update (though I suppose this won't really happen).

Since I don't feel like I can learn much more from this game, I will clock it as "played through" and turn towards other games.
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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
732.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 12, 2014
Best popcap game ever made, i speed run this game daily. going for 1000 hours
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
203.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 20, 2015
I really learnt to type with 10 fingers. Very good game for typing of every speed level.
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 26, 2014
They should seriously use this to teach typing nowadays. It's fun on a bun!
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 4, 2015
I actually like typing games, loved Mario teaches typing back on Win 3.1

I have Typing of the Dead and some other games involving typing, even have TOTD on my Dreamcast.

But I also have two young kids, and TOTD is not really a good fit right now :P

I snagged this on sale, and did not think much of it. Mostly, I figured it was for kids, a learning experience or edutainment type game.

Honestly... I don't mind typing a few sharks to death myself!

Wouldn't mind some awards or new typing adventures (beyond this diver theme, even a new game entirely, I'd pay for variety)

Really, if you see it on sale again, or have the full price, it is more than it appears. If you like to practice typing, want a game that will run on near anything, and don't mind killing sharks, you should buy this game.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
179.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 25, 2015
I used to play this game all the time back when I was in middle school and taking typing classes (2007-ish). Was fun then and just as fun now. Definitely a fun way to help with typing skills , but I mostly just use it a boredom-killer.

Only annoyance I have with this game is having to end the process in task manager to change my Steam status.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2015
Solid typing and learning game. It constantly pushes you to the next level. Its a fun way to practice typing. Recommend for students but also fun for adults to sharpen their typing skills. I noticed that the game does not close properly after you exit and stays running.

Note: If you're having issues with it staying open after you close it open task manager and close it under processes: "Typer Shark"
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
Had me type "Arabic Cleveage".... 10/10
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