Future Basketball (Atari ST)

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One of the first Speedball clones takes the basic court layout of basketball as its inspiration. There are 5 players on each team, on a small court with 2 and 3 point shooting areas. The difference is that physical contact of a fairly violent nature is allowed, and the court is littered with mines and bombs to wound the players. Shooting involves holding down fire to get the height right, so avoid being tackled as you prepare your shot. Other basketball rules such as double-dribbling and the 25-second hand-over are unsurprisingly waived. A 3-division league is included to progress through.

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Future Basketball Atari ST Out!
Future Basketball Atari ST Title screen
Future Basketball Atari ST Division 3 rankings
Future Basketball Atari ST Main menu

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Raze Nov, 1990 89 out of 100 89
ST Format Nov, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Atari ST User Nov, 1990 55 out of 100 55
Power Play Dec, 1990 23 out of 100 23

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Martin Smith (63001) added Future Basketball (Atari ST) on Nov 28, 2004
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