Unnecessary Roughness (DOS)

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Here is your chance to play football without getting hurt. Unnecessary Roughness puts you in command of your chosen team in an effort to win the football season. With Al Michaels giving the play-by-play and a 3-D rotating camera that gets you out on the field, this game is a classic.


Unnecessary Roughness DOS Checking out the replay. I can move the camera around and focus it on either the ball or any player I choose.
Unnecessary Roughness DOS Creating a league.
Unnecessary Roughness DOS The coin toss. It's amazing how the snow hasn't covered the team logo at all.
Unnecessary Roughness DOS Intro video.

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High Score May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
MikroBitti Apr, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Apr, 1994 74 out of 100 74
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1994 8 out of 12 67
PC Zone May, 1994 66 out of 100 66
PC Joker Mar, 1994 64 out of 100 64
PC Gamer May, 1994 64 out of 100 64
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 1994 63 out of 100 63
Play Time Apr, 1994 60 out of 100 60
PC Games (Germany) Apr, 1994 60 out of 100 60


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Depeche Mike (17177) added Unnecessary Roughness (DOS) on Aug 12, 2008