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The Games: Summer Edition (Apple II)

The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Title screen

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Description

You start as a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team to compete at the Olympic Summer Games.

You can play eight events, including Velodrome Sprint Cycling, Hurdles, Pole Vault, Hammer-throw, Uneven Parallel Bars, Rings, Archery, and Springboard Diving. You can practice each event separately or play the whole competition.

The game also features a multiple player option, this makes it a nice party game. If you are alone, you can compete against the computer.

If you're stuck in an event, or want to get better, just take the coaching book (= the manual) and read how you can make more tricks. It also features many real facts of the history of the Olympic summer games.

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The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Diving into the somewhat strange looking water
The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Opening sequence
The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Archery
The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Summer Games 3" -- Printed on EU 16-Bit boxes
  • "Go For Gold" -- Later budget release title

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Terok Nor (19024) added The Games: Summer Edition (Apple II) on Feb 04, 2005
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