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Home Computing Weekly #81 (25th September 1984) (Generic, Magazine)

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Match Point (Psion/Sinclair Research) (Spectrum 48K)
Impressive graphics... If you like tennis, you'll love this. If you don't, you'll probably like it anyway.
81%
Perils Of Bear George (Cheetahsoft) (Spectrum 48K)
Graphics are no better than I expect nowadays, and nothing in the game makes it stand out.
80%
Beatcha! (Romik) (Spectrum 48K)
Not original, but fun nonetheless... The scoring system gives a good long game, even if you're a beginner.
85%
Football Manager (Addictive Games) (BBC Model B)
An absorbing game which kept me and my son amused over many sessions. Good value.
81%
Tank Attack (Hamsoft) (Sord M5)
Highly recommended to all those who are put off by the hideously high price of cartridge software.
89%
Sprite Routines (Hamsoft) (Sord M5)
These routines will be invaluable to those who do not own BASIC-G.
85%
Spoof (Runesoft) (Spectrum 48K)
An amusing departure from the adventure norm and well worth a look, were it not for the exorbitant price.
90%
Billy Ball At The Hatchery (Stainless) (Sord M5)
The eggs are destroyed by the powerful force of vibration - makes a change from laser zapping, doesn't it?
83%
Bowls (Stainless) (TI99/4A)
Play against the computer or another player... Experience needs to be acquired before bowling becomes accurate.
80%
Spectrealm (Runesoft) (Spectrum 48K)
Two years ago, this would have been acceptable, but users have come to expect more now.
60%
Traffic (Quicksilva) (Commodore 64)
An original and interesting arcade/strategy game which people of all gaming types should find enjoyable.
64%
Forbidden Fruit (Voyager) (BBC Model B)
You never lose a life and it is possible to choose which level you start on.
86%
Piromania (Automata) (Spectrum 48K)
A hectic, but very playable game.
96%
Quo Vadis (Softek) (Commodore 64)
A very good game... Its addictiveness, scale and variety justify its high price tag for most people.
93%
Nightmare Maze (MRM) (BBC Model B)
A fast-action game with an original concept.
88%
Strangeloop (Virgin Games) (Spectrum 48K)
Virgin boast days and weeks of entertainment from this program and I agree.
100%
Artist (MRM) (BBC Model B)
The instructions incorporate splendid colour and graphics and make enjoyable reading.
70%
Match Halves/Match Colours (B. Jackson) (TI99/4A)
The program is well-written, and excellent use is made of the Speech option.
93%
Atlantis (Intrigue) (TI99/4A)
The presentation is quite good on screen, but TI Basic is not the fastest medium for such games. A credible effort, though.
83%
Display Enhancement Package (Stainless) (TI99/4A)
I feel that a disc system is a necessity, although this is cassette-based.
91%