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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!


Gunboat ZX Spectrum Mission selection coming up
Gunboat ZX Spectrum This leads to the player id &rank screen
Gunboat DOS The "Bridge" ... Captains station
Gunboat ZX Spectrum Pilot practice. This allows the player to drive around a bit

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
Power Play DOS Jun, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Action Amiga Sep, 1991 73 out of 100 73
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 71 out of 100 71
TurboPlay TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1992 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Dragon Amiga Oct, 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


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