Gunboat

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
64
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Amstrad CPC
...
4.5
TurboGrafx-16
...
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Description

Gunboat is a 2D action simulation. You take control of a U.S. Gunboat in several conflict zones.

Your Gunboat carries a crew of four men:

- A first-class petty officer who serves as boat captain and pilot
- A gunner’s mate, who controls the forward guns
- An engine man, who takes care of the engines and serves as midship gunner
- A seaman who controls the aft guns


All four men are cross-trained in each other’s tasks … redundancy becomes crucial if one or two crew members are wounded or dead.

Be careful on the rivers ...!

Anchors aweigh!

Screenshots

Gunboat ZX Spectrum While driving around the boat comes under heavy and sustained fire. It seems to get hit every few seconds. Fortunately these messages are followed by a 'No Damage Possible' message
Gunboat TurboGrafx-16 Beginning a training mission in Vietnam
Gunboat DOS Enemy spotted ...
Gunboat ZX Spectrum The map screen. The mission is to navigate the rivers to a point north-west of centre. The boat is the little cross at the bottom right.

Alternate Titles

  • "צירעה" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Gunboat: River Combat Simulation" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 80 out of 100 80
Dragon DOS Jul, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 72 out of 100 72
TurboPlay TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1992 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Amiga Force Amiga Oct, 1993 60 out of 100 60
Dragon Amiga Oct, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Amiga Power Amiga Sep, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS May, 1990 5.6 out of 12 47
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jul, 1991 5.4 out of 12 45

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Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (20702), Christian Klein (5974) and Kabushi (139030)