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Balance of the Planet

Balance of the Planet Screenshots

DOS version

Balance of the Planet DOS The title screen.

The title screen.

Balance of the Planet DOS The main screen shows your points for the major environmental topics.

The main screen shows your points for the major environmental topics.

Balance of the Planet DOS Taxing industries, granting subsidies: the central of power.

Taxing industries, granting subsidies: the central of power.

Balance of the Planet DOS Ah, color! Values are adjusted with the slider.

Ah, color! Values are adjusted with the slider.

Balance of the Planet DOS A typical cause-and-effect chain: Funding family planing...

A typical cause-and-effect chain: Funding family planing...

Balance of the Planet DOS ...effects the birth rate,...

...effects the birth rate,...

Balance of the Planet DOS ...which decreases or increases population...

...which decreases or increases population...

Balance of the Planet DOS ...and thus influences the overall quality of life,...

...and thus influences the overall quality of life,...

Balance of the Planet DOS ...for which you are awarded points.

...for which you are awarded points.

Balance of the Planet DOS A report sheet shows your progress after each turn.

A report sheet shows your progress after each turn.

Balance of the Planet DOS After the 9th and final turn, your successes and failures are summarised.

After the 9th and final turn, your successes and failures are summarised.

Balance of the Planet DOS Some subjects are illustrated quite nicely.

Some subjects are illustrated quite nicely.

Balance of the Planet DOS One of the rather strange problems that you've got to deal with.

One of the rather strange problems that you've got to deal with.

Balance of the Planet DOS Most equations in the game are customizable. What's the value of one human life?

Most equations in the game are customizable. What's the value of one human life?

Balance of the Planet DOS The happy couple asked players not to make copies; unfortunately to not much effect.

The happy couple asked players not to make copies; unfortunately to not much effect.


Balance of the Planet Screenshots

Macintosh version

Balance of the Planet Macintosh Results for 1990

Results for 1990

Balance of the Planet Macintosh Title screen

Title screen

Balance of the Planet Macintosh Feedback for this turn

Feedback for this turn

Balance of the Planet Macintosh Things are getting worse

Things are getting worse

Balance of the Planet Macintosh Yes, but the economy is doing fine

Yes, but the economy is doing fine

Balance of the Planet Macintosh How things relate to each other

How things relate to each other

Balance of the Planet Macintosh The quality of life for all humanity is at stake

The quality of life for all humanity is at stake

Balance of the Planet Macintosh What, you want me to think of biodiversity as well?

What, you want me to think of biodiversity as well?

Balance of the Planet Macintosh The game does not put you in a good mood

The game does not put you in a good mood

Balance of the Planet Macintosh Ah, so that is how it works!

Ah, so that is how it works!

Balance of the Planet Macintosh And don't forget the finances

And don't forget the finances