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Platoon (Apple II)

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4.0
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Trivia

BPjS/BPjM index

On May 31, 1988, Platoon was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

DOS release

One of the few titles released by Data East for the PC that was a DOS executable, and had hard disk installation available.

Extras

  • Some UK copies came with a bonus audio cassette featuring the Smokey Robinson song The Tracks of My Tears, as heard in the movie Platoon.
  • The original Spectrum, Amstrad, C64, Atari ST, Amiga releases were supplied with an A2 poster of the cover-art overlayed with some screen-shots at the bottom.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Commodore Force
    • December 1993 (Issue 13) – #66 “Readers' Top 100”
Information also contributed by Martin Smith, seanp, and Xoleras

Contributed by Old man gamer (296) on Jun 14, 2000. [revised by : FatherJack (52204) and Jo ST (15466)]. -- edit trivia