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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 Pilot practice. This allows the player to drive around a bit
Gunboat Amiga Title screen
Gunboat DOS Enter your name ...
Gunboat ZX Spectrum Grenade practice is much the same as gunnery practice - the difference being that fewer hits are needed to demolish a target

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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
Dragon DOS Jul, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play DOS Jun, 1990 75 out of 100 75
100 aktuelle PC-Spiele DOS 1990 7 out of 10 70
Defunct Games TurboGrafx-16 Jan 13, 2008 65 out of 100 65
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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jul, 1991 5.4 out of 12 45
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1990 Unscored Unscored

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Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (21068), 80 (6538) and Kabushi (210155)