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Geoff Capes Strongman (Electron)

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Description

At a time when multi-event sports simulations were all the rage, this one was licensed by the successful shot-putter and strongman Geoff Capes. There are six events on offer, which represent standard strongman tasks such as truck-pulling, a tug of war and wrestling. Each must be completed within a time limit; points are awarded based on how much time is left.

The game's control method and design philosophy distinguishes between each of the 8 main muscles Geoff uses. After a joystick-waggling challenge to raise as much strength as possible, you can choose which muscles to assign it to, which adds an element of strategy and memory-testing.

During each event, the 8 muscles are displayed on either side of the screen, and as one comes into use it will flash. Controlling a cursor, you must click on this as quickly as possible to achieve maximum effect. Any energy unused on each muscle is kept over for future events.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Geoff Capes Strongman Challenge" -- C64 in-game title

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Sciere (268235) added Geoff Capes Strongman (Electron) on May 29, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (268235), Kabushi (125895) and Martin Smith (63134)