10th Frame

Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
...
3.0
Atari ST
...
...
DOS
...
...
Not an American user?

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 MSX Bowling...
10th Frame MSX No strike
10th Frame Commodore 64 Loading screen (tape version)
10th Frame MSX Title and selection screen

Alternate Titles

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

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1987 85 out of 100 85
Tilt Atari ST May, 1987 17 out of 20 85
Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 83 out of 100 83
Commodore User Commodore 64 Mar, 1987 8 out of 10 80
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Feb, 1987 70 out of 100 70
Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1987 55 out of 100 55
Computer Gamer Amstrad CPC Apr, 1987 55 out of 100 55
Crash! ZX Spectrum Nov, 1988 53 out of 100 53

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


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 (63067), Servo (55769) and koffiepad (9995)