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Paperboy (Amiga)

Paperboy Amiga Title Screen

MISSING COVER

Genre
Perspective
Sport
Theme
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Description

The object of Paperboy is to deliver papers to your customers while inflicting as much damage as possible to the houses of your non-customers. To make things more difficult, numerous obstacles get in your way including construction workers, rogue tires, skateboarders, dogs and cats, cars, and even the occasional tornado.

Screenshots

Paperboy Amiga Paperboy has another go at the obstacle course
Paperboy Amiga This time he wins
Paperboy Amiga Now here's a front page story: "Paperboy knocks man dead with newspaper"
Paperboy Amiga A daily report on Paperboy's progress

Alternate Titles

  • "ペーパーボーイ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Do you have what it takes to be a Paperboy? *Katakis* (37840) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Oct, 1989 878 out of 1000 88
CU Amiga Sep, 1989 83 out of 100 83
The One Sep, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Dec, 1989 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1989 9.4 out of 12 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1989 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Nov, 1989 64 out of 100 64

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Paperboy appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cover

The cover for the Xbox LIVE Arcade version of the game is actually taken from the earlier Nintendo 64 game in the series, but with some things removed.

Sales

Elite's home computer versions sold more copies when re-released on the Encore budget label than they did when released at full price.

Awards

  • British Software Industry
    • 1986 - Game of the Year
Information also contributed by M4R14N0 and Martin Smith

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*Katakis* (37840) added Paperboy (Amiga) on Aug 12, 2003
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