|Genre:||Sport Game: Action|
|Cover Art Language:||English|
|Machine Compatibility:||BBC Model B, BBC Model B+, BBC Master 128, Acorn Electron|
|Release:||Professionally released on Cassette|
|Available For:||Acorn Electron, Amiga 500, Atari 400/800/600XL/800XL/130XE, Atari ST, BBC B/B+/Master 128, Commodore 64 & Spectrum 48K|
|Compatible Emulators:||BeebEm (PC (Windows))|
PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))
Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
|Original Release Date:||1st February 1988|
|Original Release Price:||£3.99|
|Market Valuation:||£10.66 (How Is This Calculated?)|
|Box Type:||Cassette Single Plastic Clear|
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This item contains versions of Winter Olympiad for Acorn Electron and BBC B/B+/Master 128.
This is a game that I've played with very real pleasure. Read Review
The game is good fun and really gets you in the spirit of the Winter Olympics - the only thing that haven't managed to simulate is the cold. Read Review
Winter Olympiad '88 has got to be good value, as you are effectively getting six games for your money. Read Review
On all events, DELETE pauses game, COPY restarts. While game is paused, Q turns off sound, S restores sound.
On all events except Bob Sled and Ski Jump, 0 (Zero) aborts Heat (Heats 2 and 3) only.
Each event has three Heats per player. At the end of each Heat the current position is displayed. After Heat three the medals are awarded and the Medal Table is displayed.
Keep the Bob on the track, but as high as possible on the bends for maximum speed. The scrolling map shows your position. Note: This event cannot be aborted.
Z - Brake left, X - Brake right
Keys Z and X hit alternately for speed. Remember rhythm is import in this event.
Keys Z and X hit alternately for speed. C and F - align skis
Gain speed using Z and X keys prior to jump. When in flight use C and F keys to align skis and hopefully make a successful landing and increase your style bonus.
Guide your skier to the right of the black flags and to the left of the red flags.
Z - Left, X - Right
Guide your skier through the gates of the Slalom Course being careful not to miss any flags to incur any time penalties.
Z - Left, X - Right
Speed and accuracy are all imprtant in this event. Battle your way across snowy terrain, stopping at each set of targets. Then with five shots attempt to hit all targets and avoid heavy time penalties.
Keys Z and X hit alternately for speed. SPACE to fire.
Tape: CHAIN"" (RETURN)
Whilst loading the tape, reset your tape counter to zero when the file "BEGIN" appears on your screen. This will be needed if you want to play the game with your scores and records intact.
At the end of the game if you wish to replay the game, rewind your tape to zero on your tape counter (this is not the beginning of the tape) and start re-loading the tape from the start of the file called "BEGIN".
When the Player Table is presented, enter the number of players (1-4) then press RETURN. Then enter your initials (3 letters must be input) followed by RETURN. Repeat for each player. After a brief time of further loading you will enter the first event.
The following utilities are also available to allow you to edit the supplied screens of this game:
A digital version of this item can be downloaded right here at Everygamegoing (All our downloads are in .zip format).
|Download||What It Contains|
|A digital version of Winter Olympiad suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))|
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