Broadsides

Average Rating: 0.00/10
Video Game Rank: N/A
Commodore 64 Rank: N/A
Atari 8-bit family Rank: N/A
Apple II Rank: N/A
Hide Content
Information
Video Game: Broadsides
Primary Name
Broadsides
Alternate Names
Broad Sides
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1983-00-00
Developer
Publisher
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 106375
Hide Content
Releases
Pg. 1
Video Game: Broadsides
Broadsides
Nick: 
Atari 400/800 version
Rel Date: 1984-03-15
Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Atari 8-bit family
Developer: Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Broadsides
Nick: 
C-64 version
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Commodore 64
Developer: Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Video Game: Broadsides
Broadsides
Nick: 
Apple II version
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Apple II
Developer: Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Hide Content
Description Edit | History

From the back of the box:

BROADSIDES is a game of non-stop naval action, as fast and demanding as the historical battles it recreates: Constitution vs. Guerriere, Bonhomme Richard vs. Serapis, and many more. In this two-player and solitaire simulation, both ships will be rigged, manned, and armed just like the real ships were, and will handle in the wind just as the real ships sailed.

For speed of play, the ARCADE game lets you sail right into the action. You set your course, maneuver and fire broadsides as fast as your crew can reload. For authenticity and historical detail, the TACTICAL game puts you on the quarterdeck. There, you make decisions real captains had to make: How much sail? What course for best speed? Aim your guns for the rigging or waterline? What range? Load with solid shot or grape shot?

When the ships move within grappling range, your boarding parties and sharpshooters will decide the battle. As you watch the action on your screen, you'll take a saber in hand and plunge into the heart of the fight.

If you wish to depart from the historical ships provided and design your own naval legends, BROADSIDES lets you build frigates and ships-of-the-line from the keel up, rigging them, manning them, and arming them with everything from 12-pounders to hull-smashing carronades.

By Wayne Garris

Hide Content
Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
Hide Content
More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content ebay redirect
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
Images
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
{{data.config.moduletitle}}
{{subdomain_data.subdomainname}}: [Edit Front Page {{subdomain}}]
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
{{data.config.moduletitle}}
{{subdomain_data.subdomainname}}: [Edit Front Page {{subdomain}}]
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Thumbs Up Hide Content
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »]
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Hide Content
Statistics
Video Game Rank: N/A
Commodore 64 Rank: N/A
Atari 8-bit family Rank: N/A
Apple II Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00 Ratings Breakdown
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 300
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0 Weight Breakdown
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 17
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Hide Content
Linked Items
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up {{hidecontent && 'Display' || 'Hide'}} Content
Web Links
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Hide Content
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Hide Content
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.