User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

10th Frame

MobyRank MobyScore
MSX
...
2.9
Amstrad CPC
...
3.0
Atari ST
...
3.0
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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 DOS Title screen and set game options
10th Frame DOS The opening screen
10th Frame MSX Title and selection screen
10th Frame MSX Loading screen

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 83 out of 100 83
Commodore User Commodore 64 Mar, 1987 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gamer Commodore 64 Mar, 1987 78 out of 100 78
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Feb, 1987 70 out of 100 70
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Tilt Commodore 64 May, 1987 12 out of 20 60
Computer Gamer Amstrad CPC Apr, 1987 55 out of 100 55
Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1987 55 out of 100 55
Crash! ZX Spectrum Nov, 1988 53 out of 100 53

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Trivia

Boss key

In the DOS version, the boss key is 'F1' and will show a made-up static spreadsheet using ASCII characters only. Pressing 'F1' again will exit this screen and put you back into the game.

Printing Scores

The Atari ST version allows you to print out your scores (hardcopy).
Contributed to by Martin Smith (63136), Servo (55823) and koffiepad (10010)