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A week in the life of the British Prime Minister. But not just any Prime Minister, this game puts you in the shoes of Prime Minister James (Jim) Hacker from the classic BBC television comedy "Yes, Prime Minister".

Much like most political simulations, you must balance your popularity with the needs of your party, the meddling of foreign governments, and the small minded incompetence of the civil servants that surround you. All of this is played out with multiple choice dialogues between Hacker and the other cast members of the series (complete with lo-res digital pictures). The dry humor of the show abounds as you must deal with crises such as the French refusing to continue work on the channel tunnel until Waterloo station is renamed. Fans of the show will recognize much of the material and non-fans should still find enough laughs to keep them interested.

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Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game Commodore 64 Checking my standing in the national polls
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game Commodore 64 I have a call on this phone.
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game Commodore 64 Going out the door. Where to go?
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game Commodore 64 I went to my cabinet secretary, Sir Humprey's, office.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Yes, Prime Minister" -- Alternate UK title
  • "Yes Prime Minister" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Lemon64 Jul 23, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1991 86 out of 100 86
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Nov, 1987 8.75 out of 12 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Commodore User Nov, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Dec, 1987 595 out of 1000 60
Zzap! Mar, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Commodore Format Nov, 1990 47 out of 100 47
Your Commodore Mar, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Zzap! Dec, 1987 38 out of 100 38

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Packaging

The game was released in a large red cassette case and was made to look like the red ministerial cases used by the Prime Minister and members of the cabinet when they take government papers home to work on.

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Kabushi (165361) added Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game (Commodore 64) on Dec 20, 2004
Other platforms contributed by ClydeFrog (10042), Hello X) (10959), Kabushi (165361) and Martin Smith (62888)