Archer Maclean's Pool

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
85
4.0
Atari ST
...
3.6
DOS
81
3.4
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Description

Using the game engine from Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker, this game recreates pool in minute detail. A bold 3D graphics engine with realistic physics and millions of shot permutations (in terms of direction, speed and spin) is at the heart of it. Three versions of pool are offered - UK and US 8-ball as well as the fast-paced all-action 9-ball game.

There are 20 computer opponents, with the hardest of them being almost unbeatable, as well as two-player and trick-shot modes. Unlike the original release of Whirlwind Snooker, you can save more than one game on the disk at a time.

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Archer Maclean's Pool Atari ST Changing interface orientation
Archer Maclean's Pool Atari ST That last tip is right on!
Archer Maclean's Pool Atari ST Demo: computer breaks
Archer Maclean's Pool Atari ST Game type

Alternate Titles

  • "Pool Shark by Archer MacLean" -- Alternate title

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Critic Reviews

Pelit Amiga Jul, 1992 94 out of 100 94
ST Action Atari ST Feb, 1993 93 out of 100 93
Amiga Action Amiga Oct, 1992 91 out of 100 91
PC Joker DOS Sep, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1992 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Games Amiga Jan, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Power Amiga Nov, 1992 82 out of 100 82
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1993 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Dec, 1992 9 out of 12 75
PC Player (Germany) DOS Sep, 1993 71 out of 100 71

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