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Battle Ships

Full titleBattle Ships
Year of release1988
PublisherEncore (UK)
Re-released byEDOS (UK)
MCM Software S.A. (Spain)
Author(s)Keith Burkhill, Rory C. Green, Paul D. Walker
Inspired byClifford Von Wickler (original game: Battleships)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players2 - turn based
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 and Keyboard
TypeStrategy: War
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
875 ptas.
Budget price£1.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeElite Uni-Loader
Additional infoAppeared on side B of the compilation Best of Elite Vol 2 (Hit-Pak)
Appeared on the compilation Elite Collection, The (Hit-Pak)
Appeared on tape 3, side B of the compilation Frank Bruno's Big Box (Elite Systems Ltd)
Appeared on tape 5, side A of the compilation Thrill Time Gold 2 (Elite Systems Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape SU issue 124: Great Eight 13 (Sinclair User)
Features a Battleships clone
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
RemarksOriginally advertised to be released in 1987 on the Elite full-price label, but issued the next year on the Encore budget label instead, after receiving unfavorable reviews.
SPOT commentsSinclair User cover game; SU password "MARINE"
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC and Commodore 64
Score 7.86 (46 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
BattleShips.tzx.zip23,733(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5012189200039
BattleShips(MCMSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip23,832(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSEC505M-14106-1988
BattleShips(different)(MCMSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip23,211(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseLS038M-42640-1988
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator BattleShips.tap.zip27,132((non-TZX) TAP tape image)Broken/corrupted version

Additional material
BattleShips.gif5,366(Loading screen)
BattleShips.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
BattleShips.gif6,354(In-game screen)
BattleShips(MCMSoftwareS.A.).pdf12,012(Spanish instructions)
BattleShips(MCMSoftwareS.A.).txt3,028(Spanish instructions)
BattleShips.jpg37,358(Cassette inlay)
BattleShips(MCMSoftwareS.A.).jpg87,172(Re-release cassette inlay)
BattleShips(MCMSoftwareS.A.)_2.jpg113,391(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
Crash9.87page 118(Preview) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.87page 36(Review) [full page]
Crash10.87page 145(News/Note) [full page]
Your Sinclair10.87page 22(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User11.87page 69(Feature - The Games Time Forgot) [full page]
Your Sinclair11.87page 7(News/Note) [full page]
ACE5.88page 67(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly7.88page 217(News/Note)
Crash8.88page 102(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.88page 50(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User6.92page 5(CoverGame) [full page]
MicroHobby5.88page 15(Premiere)[full page]
MicroHobby5.88page 43(Nuevo)[full page]

Magazine adverts
Crash9.87page 124(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.87page 11(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.87page 117(CompoEntry) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.87page 2(Full-page ad) [full page]

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