Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

PGA European Tour (DOS)

PGA European Tour Screenshots

DOS version

PGA European Tour DOS Title screen

Title screen

PGA European Tour DOS After the usual collection of company & publisher logos the game loads to this menu

After the usual collection of company & publisher logos the game loads to this menu

PGA European Tour DOS The top left golf club like icon gives the player access to customise the playing conditions

The top left golf club like icon gives the player access to customise the playing conditions

PGA European Tour DOS The middle left flag like icon gives the player access to the different game modes where they can determine the number of holes per match

The middle left flag like icon gives the player access to the different game modes where they can determine the number of holes per match

PGA European Tour DOS The practice session allows the player to choose which hole at which course they want to practice on

The practice session allows the player to choose which hole at which course they want to practice on

PGA European Tour DOS The player icon on the lower left allows the creation of a new player. MOBYGAMER is the maximum number of letters allowed.

The player icon on the lower left allows the creation of a new player. MOBYGAMER is the maximum number of letters allowed.

PGA European Tour DOS The next part of setting up a new player is choosing what clubs to carry.

The next part of setting up a new player is choosing what clubs to carry.

PGA European Tour DOS ... and the final part is the setting player customisation.

... and the final part is the setting player customisation.

PGA European Tour DOS There's a lot of professionals to play against. When the game installs the player can choose which ones of them are to be loaded

There's a lot of professionals to play against. When the game installs the player can choose which ones of them are to be loaded

PGA European Tour DOS For each professional there's a profile and ...

For each professional there's a profile and ...

PGA European Tour DOS ... a short video. Allegedly Mark James' friends call him Jesse

... a short video. Allegedly Mark James' friends call him Jesse

PGA European Tour DOS So now a game has been set up against two professionals

So now a game has been set up against two professionals

PGA European Tour DOS Playing a tournament the players get to choose their course. Each course has a short summary and ...

Playing a tournament the players get to choose their course. Each course has a short summary and ...

PGA European Tour DOS ... a video. This is a fly over that's followed by some on-course shots while the commentary continues with the course's recent history ( as at 1995/6)

... a video. This is a fly over that's followed by some on-course shots while the commentary continues with the course's recent history ( as at 1995/6)

PGA European Tour DOS This will be a 1 hole practice match and that's been set as hole 1 at the K Club, Ireland. The hole starts with a fly-by, which is an option that can be disabled

This will be a 1 hole practice match and that's been set as hole 1 at the K Club, Ireland. The hole starts with a fly-by, which is an option that can be disabled

PGA European Tour DOS The first Pro, Oz Azabal, tees off.

The first Pro, Oz Azabal, tees off.

PGA European Tour DOS As the back-swing starts two additional windows appear, one shows the view from the pin to the player, the other will track the ball as it travels

As the back-swing starts two additional windows appear, one shows the view from the pin to the player, the other will track the ball as it travels

PGA European Tour DOS This is the end of his shot.

This is the end of his shot.

PGA European Tour DOS MOBYGAMER's turn. The arc shows the power of the swing. The mouse and/or the arrows control direction. the course map on the left shows the anticipated position of the ball

MOBYGAMER's turn. The arc shows the power of the swing. The mouse and/or the arrows control direction. the course map on the left shows the anticipated position of the ball

PGA European Tour DOS After the shot the player is given the chance to retake or accept their shot.

After the shot the player is given the chance to retake or accept their shot.

PGA European Tour DOS Club selection is automatic. Only later did I realise that instead of selecting all the good clubs I'd de-selected them. MOBYGAMER is playing with clubs that cannot move the ball any distance.

Club selection is automatic. Only later did I realise that instead of selecting all the good clubs I'd de-selected them. MOBYGAMER is playing with clubs that cannot move the ball any distance.

PGA European Tour DOS In game options can be accessed and changed

In game options can be accessed and changed

PGA European Tour DOS When on the green a grid is displayed and the commentator gives helpful comments such as 'There's a significant draw from left to right'

When on the green a grid is displayed and the commentator gives helpful comments such as 'There's a significant draw from left to right'

PGA European Tour DOS At some point the player will get close enough to be offered a tap-in

At some point the player will get close enough to be offered a tap-in

PGA European Tour DOS This is a replay of MOBYGAMER's best putt

This is a replay of MOBYGAMER's best putt

PGA European Tour DOS Even the professionals end up in the sand ...

Even the professionals end up in the sand ...

PGA European Tour DOS .. and they hang their head when they miss a putt

.. and they hang their head when they miss a putt