Battleships: ZX Spectrum 1.0

Operating systemsOS : Windows 8,Metro
Program licensingSoftware Licensing : Shareware ($2.00)
CreatedCreated : May 25, 2013
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The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the UK in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd, which sold in excess of 5 million units worldwide. More than 10, games were released for the ZX Spectrum.

Battleships for the ZX Spectrum (one of fewer than 200 ZX Spectrum games being re-released as a Windows 8 app) is one of THE defining games of the 1980s.

The Battleships: ZX Spectrum by Elite Systems Ltd app is the near-100% original ZX Spectrum game, as developed by Keith Burkhill, Rory C. Green, Paul D. Walker and published by Encore in 1988 and is brought to you - as an officially licenced product - utilizing our ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection HD technology.

About Battleships: The cold morning air chills your bones when you, as Admiral of the Navy peer from the bridge towards the mantle of fog covering the ocean. " Where are they? " You realize you must sink and destroy the enemy fleet before they locate yours. Do you have courage to face the ultimate naval challenge and bring victory to your country?

Game-play Battleships: After the game loads, you will be presented with a menu of options. The selection of these can be done by pressing the indicated key or moving the cursor to the desired choice and pressing fire.

The options are:
1. One player against the computer.
2. Two players.
3. Tournament between several players (two or more). Two play at any time: the winner can then take another opponent and by repeated triumphs against all those presented, to achieve a high score.
4. Salvo Fire: Gives you four shots per boat is left.

When you start the game you will be asked to place your ships on the grid map. If you play against someone else make sure your movement is secret. Move the cursor over the image of a boat next to the map. Press fire again to establish the position of the boat. Boats can be rotated by selecting the icon and pressing the TURN symbol on the boat in question. Move left and right to rotate then press fire to confirm the position.

When all boats are positioned to your liking move the cursor over the icon and press the END symbol. Now your opponent must place their ships, in complete secrecy, of course. When the game starts each player must, in turn, select the location for its shots by moving the cursor around the grid / map and then pressing FIRE to confirm each selection. Be careful not to waste shots on targets and ships that have been destroyed or sunk. Each player can also deselect the location for its shots by moving the cursor the grid / map position then pressing FIRE to confirm each de-selection.

After selecting the last location for a shot the screen will change and you will see the fleet at sea – first yours, then the enemy’s. Missiles will be fired from the ship whilst planes fly by. You and your enemy will both observe see the opposing fleet. The battle begins with caution and strategy … as it must if you’re to avoid the total annihilation of your fleet?

About Elite® : Elite Systems Ltd was incorporated in England in 1984.


  • - 100% original ZX Spectrum game, as developed by Keith Burkhill, Rory C. Green, Paul D. Walker in 1988

  • - ‘auto save’, on exiting the game

  • - authentic ' Spectrum' sound

  • - officially licenced product

  • - user-definable control of location of on-screen " joystick" and " fire button" control (in Settings Charm)

  • - user-definable control of opacity of on-screen " joystick" and " fire button" control (in Settings Charm)

What is new in official Battleships: ZX Spectrum 1.0 software version? - Unable to resolve 1.0 news. What is expected in the future? Newly-made Battleships: ZX Spectrum 1.1 be downloaded from current page, we also looking forward to unconfirmed 1.2 release build. You may download directly, estimated download time by Dialup or GPRS [~56 kbit/s] is 0:00:00. Just write the reviews of the Battleships: ZX Spectrum. System requirements are x86, x64, ARM. No guide or Battleships: ZX Spectrum tutorial available. The following languages are supported by Battleships: ZX Spectrum: English.

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