Boot Camp

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
...
3.0
DOS
...
2.8
Commodore 64
83
3.5
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Description

Boot Camp is a slight twist on the sports game genre. The player is in a military boot camp, and needs to pass a variety of training exercises so that they can eventually complete important missions. Some of the events they'll compete in are the obstacle course, firing ranges, iron man race, arm wrestling, and a fight with their instructor. Gameplay is similar to that of the Epyx Games series, with many unique events that must be completed to move on. Two players can play simultaneously, or one player against the computer.

Screenshots

Boot Camp Arcade Gone off course.
Boot Camp DOS And now its off to more training (CGA)
Boot Camp Arcade Monkey bars.
Boot Camp DOS Back to the firing range (EGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Combat School" -- Japanese/European title
  • "Bootcamp" -- Alternate spelling

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Feb, 1990 92 out of 100 92
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 850 out of 1000 85
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Feb, 1988 826 out of 1000 83
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Oct, 1988 822 out of 1000 82
Commodore User Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 9.4 out of 12 78
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 77 out of 100 77
64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1987 11 out of 15 73

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Trivia

Music

Without being noted on the package or instructions, Boot Camp supports the Adlib music board. However, the music played through the Adlib (two simultaneous voices, single instrument) must have been a last-minute addition. For some music pieces you may suspect the game is malfunctioning and producing random notes... however, examination of the "music.ad" file confirms that the notes are not randomly-generated.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Commodore Format
    • March 1994 (Issue 42) – Heaven: Music of the Gods

Contributed to by Agamenon3 (3332), f1reball (236), Christian Klein (5775), Martin Smith (63069) and Servo (55772)