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Bolo (DOS)

Bolo DOS Title screen

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Description

This is a remake of the game Bolo for Atari ST. It is a Breakout variant with a twist: Your paddle is not restricted to the bottom of the screen -- it can move all around the screen. Your goal is still to destroy all the blocks on the game field.

There are a lot of gimmicks in the 50 levels: lack of gravity, ice levels with slippery controls or various paddle forms. Sometimes a rubber band is used to tie the ball to the paddle, to a block or even combinations of the two. Even the blocks offer a big variety of effects: magnetising the ball, teleport the ball, obscuring the game field or the summoning of killer paddles are just a few of them.

You can only save one game which gets deleted if you load it. Every level has a illustrated background. When scoring a highscore of 50,000 points or more you get access to a training mode where you can choose the levels directly.

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Bolo DOS Gameplay - Level 1
Bolo DOS Title screen
Bolo DOS Gameplay - Level 3
Bolo DOS Main menu

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Apr, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Power Play Mar, 1995 77 out of 100 77
PC Player (Germany) Apr, 1995 65 out of 100 65

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Patrick Bregger (107504) added Bolo (DOS) on May 02, 2009
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