The Ball Game (Commodore 64)

The Ball Game Commodore 64 Title

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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 Commodore 64 Starting out
The Ball Game Commodore 64 You can jump to a square located far from you
The Ball Game Commodore 64 Blue is trapped
The Ball Game Commodore 64 Brown is teleporting himself to another location on the board

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Commodore Format Sep, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Zzap! Sep, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Your Commodore Sep, 1991 30 out of 100 30

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Belgarath_UK (37) added The Ball Game (Commodore 64) on Jan 09, 2007
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