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10th Frame

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
...
...
Atari ST
...
3.0
ZX Spectrum
62
2.9
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Description

Leader Board authors Bruce and Roger Carver tried their hand at tenpin bowling, in one of the game's earliest recreations. The process of bowling the ball involves timing a succession of clicks to set the right angle, speed and curve, similarly to Leaderboard's system. Three skill levels are provided - Kids level sets the speed and hook automatically, while Amateur has more margin for error with hook/slice than professional. The game is played from a plan view, with four other (empty) lanes visible. Single matches or a league structure can be played.

Screenshots

10th Frame Amstrad CPC Title screen
10th Frame ZX Spectrum Getting ready to bowl...
10th Frame DOS Trying to deal with this split...
10th Frame ZX Spectrum Trying to take care of this split...

Alternate Titles

  • "10th Frame: Pro Bowling Simulator" -- Commodore 64 title

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The Press Says

Tilt Atari ST May, 1987 17 out of 20 85
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1988 85 out of 100 85
Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1987 85 out of 100 85
Commodore User Commodore 64 Mar, 1987 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gamer Commodore 64 Mar, 1987 78 out of 100 78
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Tilt Commodore 64 May, 1987 12 out of 20 60
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1987 55 out of 100 55

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Printing Scores

The Atari ST version allows you to print out your scores (hardcopy).
Contributed to by Martin Smith (63138), Servo (55928) and koffiepad (10010)