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Gunboat

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
64
...
TurboGrafx-16
...
3.0
Amstrad CPC
...
4.5
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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 DOS Midship Gunner's Station
Gunboat DOS Bow Gunner's Station
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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The Press Says

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
Power Play DOS Jun, 1990 75 out of 100 75
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
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) Amiga Jul, 1991 5.4 out of 12 45

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Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (20701), Christian Klein (5775) and Kabushi (131846)