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The Boss

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Amstrad CPC
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Description

Take control of a football team in a division below the top one, and try to lead them to glory in both league and European competition. You start with a squad of 12 players, whose names can be changed, but have room for 15 players in total, with chances to buy and sell players. You can take out a bank loan, the level of which depends on your division.

The team's formation can be customised, and as outfield players are not limited to a single position, you can customise the team's strengths and weaknesses in quite a precise way. Matches are played out by listing scorers as they happen, and are followed by a full list of the division's other results. Finances change after each match to to wages, gate receipts, and possible incidents such as riots and illegal player approaches.

Screenshots

The Boss ZX Spectrum Our next opposition's details
The Boss ZX Spectrum The 'Check' menu
The Boss Amstrad CPC Gate receipts.
The Boss Commodore 64 Top, top, top of the league.

Alternate Titles

  • "Soccer Boss" -- Alternative Software release title

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The Boss = Champions! 2 Kabushi (125241)
May 27, 2014

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Contributed to by Kabushi (125241) and Martin Smith (63136)