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The Games: Summer Edition (DOS)

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Description

You start as a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team to compete at the Olympic Summer Games.

You can play eight events, including Velodrome Sprint Cycling, Hurdles, Pole Vault, Hammer-throw, Uneven Parallel Bars, Rings, Archery, and Springboard Diving. You can practice each event separately or play the whole competition.

The game also features a multiple player option, this makes it a nice party game. If you are alone, you can compete against the computer.

If you're stuck in an event, or want to get better, just take the coaching book (= the manual) and read how you can make more tricks. It also features many real facts of the history of the Olympic summer games.

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The Games: Summer Edition DOS The Event Map
The Games: Summer Edition DOS Uneven Parallel Bars
The Games: Summer Edition DOS Epyx Logo
The Games: Summer Edition DOS The Main Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Summer Games 3" -- Printed on EU 16-Bit boxes
  • "Go For Gold" -- Later budget release title

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The Press Says

The One Mar, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Power Play 1989 77 out of 100 77
The Games Machine (UK) Dec, 1988 76 out of 100 76

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Thomas Perl (78) added The Games: Summer Edition (DOS) on Aug 01, 2002
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