Tommy's Pitch (DOS)

Tommy's Pitch DOS This is the first game the player sees.
Most, if not all, of Tommy's shareware games start like this

MISSING COVER

Developed by
Released
Platform
...
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
...
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

Tommy's Pitch is a shareware card game.

It is played with a standard fifty-two card deck. After the deal there is an auction in which players bid on who can win the most points, that's points not tricks, in the trick playing phase.
Briefly, the player who names the highest bid names trumps and plays the first card. in this game it is not the number of tricks that counts but the cards contained in the tricks that count, points are scored for winning tricks with the highest and lowest trumps, the jack of trumps and the highest total of cards where Ace counts four, King counts three, Queen counts two, Jack counts one and Ten counts ten. Game configuration options include:
  • Playing without an auction
  • The game point can be varied
  • Dealer's Right: when the dealers bid comes around the dealer can take ownership of the current highest bid
  • Elder's Right: Same as dealer's right but bidding starts on the elder's right
  • Bunch: Applies in a two player game
  • Sell Out: A variety of Elder's Right
  • Joker: A joker is added to the deck where it ranks below a two and the player winning it scores one point
  • Pedro Sancho: Used in a game with at least four players this changes the number of points per deal to eighteen
  • Dom Sancho: Also used in a game with at least four players, this is played with a joker and changes the maximum number of points per deal to thirty-six
  • Open Hand; where all cards are displayed
  • Replay a hand option
The game is entirely keyboard controlled. It has a demo mode, basic sound effects and command line switches to start the game with sound turned off and to force either a colour or monochrome display

Screenshots

Tommy's Pitch DOS This is the first game the player sees.
Most, if not all, of Tommy's shareware games start like this
Tommy's Pitch DOS These are all the game's other configuration options
Tommy's Pitch DOS The start of the second hand.
This shows the points scored on the first hand and that Player 1 won the first hand's auction
Tommy's Pitch DOS This is the game screen with the monochrome option enabled

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

There are no critic reviews for this game.


Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


piltdown_man (118246) added Tommy's Pitch (DOS) on Nov 10, 2014