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The Ball Game (Atari ST)

The Ball Game Atari ST Title screen

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Description

This puzzle game features four players, any number of which can be human or computer, and is viewed from an isometric perspective. The basic gameplay is very similar to Virgin's Spot license. Your aim is to take control of the largest area of the board, which is done by moving your pieces so as for them to be next to pieces of another colour, which will then become your colour. There are three types of move – short moves which also see you retain the square you were in, jumps in which you lose the previous square, and moves using the teleporting device to move a larger distance. There are over 100 levels, which needn't be played in sequence. The board layouts feature gaps in, which must be incorporated into your strategy, to ensure that you don't leave a space next to a large number of your pieces, which would allow an opponent to swallow them up.

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The Ball Game Atari ST Map 20 - one of the ones you can choose at the start
The Ball Game Atari ST Title screen
The Ball Game Atari ST Starting position of map 00
The Ball Game Atari ST That move from red has taken 2 light blue squares

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The Press Says

Atari ST User Sep, 1991 74 out of 100 74
ST Format Sep, 1991 73 out of 100 73

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Martin Smith (63159) added The Ball Game (Atari ST) on Jun 29, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Kabushi (122086) and Belgarath_UK (37)