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Gunboat

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
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4.5
Amstrad CPC
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4.5
TurboGrafx-16
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3.0
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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 Amiga Credits screen
Gunboat DOS Bow Gunner's Station
Gunboat DOS Mission Briefing
Gunboat ZX Spectrum Ahead is a gun emplacement and some sampans

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 82 out of 100 82
The Games Machine (UK) DOS May, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 80 out of 100 80
The One DOS May, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Action Amiga Sep, 1991 73 out of 100 73
TurboPlay TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1992 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Dragon Amiga Oct, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Amiga Force Amiga Oct, 1993 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS May, 1990 5.6 out of 12 47

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Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (20700), Christian Klein (5778) and Kabushi (132976)