The graphics' quality is high and the sliding score tab and super-smooth scrolling balls (which never seem to fluxate) lend a real touch of professionalism to what is a snip as a budget title. Read Review
A superb simulation of the highly popular pub game. This program offers one or two player option, top or bottom spin and smooth realistic ball movement. A must for all sports fans.
The points awarded for potting a ball are as shown below: (N.B. Potting a red ball gives double-points).
Potting a ball in a pocket at the end of the table gives from top to bottom; 10, 20, 30, 20 and 10 points.
Potting a ball in the centrally position 'Red Peg' pocket gives 100 points.
Potting a ball in either of the outside 'Red Peg' pockets gives 50 points.
Potting a ball in the 'Black Peg' pocket gives 200 points.
Black Peg is knocked over - present total score is lost.
Red Peg is knocked over - current break is lost.
Cue ball fails to make contact with another - current break is lost
Any ball that returns past the end line - any points that may have been scored with that shot are lost.
If all the balls are on the table then the ball nearest the end line will be used as the cue ball.
A built in time limit of 15 minutes is set for each game.
The game can be played with the following controls:
For cue ball direction:
Z - Left, X - Right, : - Up, / - Down, Space - Shoot
T - Shoot with top spin, B - Shoot with bottom spin
Cursor keys - Move cue ball in 'D'
S - Sound, Q - Quiet, ESCAPE - Abandon game
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