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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us (686.19 MB)
MD5: cdbb375950e791444de04c96a95fdea5
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
mac_salvo_15_update.dmg (37.34 MB)
MD5: 3e0a21ce89fce971c9275ab2d1c9ab41
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Battle_Generator.dmg (33.82 MB)
MD5: e3c31b710ecc6cecb4125c54d7154050
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Guides on emulating older games

Salvo! is a single player, turn-based, mouse controlled seafaring wargame in which the player commands ships, either individually or as squadrons or fleets, and fights as England, Spain, the Netherlands, France, and the United States on the high seas against each other or the Barbary Coast pirates. The game has both preset scenarios and campaigns set in the 17th, 18th & 19th centuries. (MobyGames)

Download #1 is an image of the game installer disc. It contains both the Mac and Win versions 1.0

Download #2 is the Mac updater of the game to v. 1.5

Download #3 is contains the Battle Generator and Battle Tweaker that are also part of the overall update to version 1.5

Instructions for installing the update are in the manual uploaded here. There are also in-game tutorials and other help for playing the game

Information about the update can be found here. The Mac and Win updates to v. 1.5 are also available there.

Architecture: PPC

Mac OS X 10.1.5
1 GHz G4
256 MB RAM
500 MB hard drive space
800 x 600 display
Thousands or millions of colours


fogWraith's picture
by fogWraith - 2020, February 1 - 1:15pm

It's something I'm sneaking in, checksums are being generated right of this moment Wink

mrdav's picture
by mrdav - 2020, February 1 - 1:10pm

The uploads are accompanied by a message "MD5: missing checksum". I have never seen this before. fogWraith?

mrdav's picture
by mrdav - 2020, February 1 - 11:51am

The game presentation lacks the polish I would expect from a commercial product. The Mac version shows its Windows-centric origins when it cannot find an expected file since it then describes the file location with an irrelevant Windows path name. Also there are a number of spelling mistakes in the game which I can forgive in freeware or shareware, but not in a commercial offering. The update process is straightforward (you copy everything over to the game folder), but an installer would have been a nice touch.