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Game #2533
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Pool Challenge   (a.k.a. PC Pool Challenges)  View all Top Dogs in this genre
Sport   Pool or Snooker

Rating: 8.75 (29 votes)

Pool Challenge box cover

Pool Challenge screenshot
One of the first "realistic" pool games for the PC, PC Pool Challenges lets you play straight pool or 9-ball with up to four players in an incredibly customizable simulation. Description from MobyGames: "Players can be human or computer-controlled. Nearly every aspect of pool is recreated, including speed, skill levels and more. The game also has a customize menu for adjusting friction, rail bounce, collision accuracy and many other parameters."

PC Pool Challenges is an astounding programming feat for its time (1984), and a game that, surprisingly enough, stands the test of time amazingly well almost two decades later. Two thumbs up, way up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Dale Jurich
Developer: Human Engineered Software (HESware)
Publisher: IBM
Year: 1984
Software Copyright: Dale Jurich
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System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Virtual Pool, Pool Champion, Sharkey's 3D Pool

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