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Game Set and Match 2

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Amstrad CPC
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Commodore 64
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ZX Spectrum
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Description

Game Set and Match 2 is a compilation of re-issued sports games, featuring several different sports. It is the sequel to Ocean's earlier compilation, Game Set and Match.

The games in this compilation are: The game Track and Field is a port of an arcade game developed by Konami in 1984. Details of the original game and the platforms it was ported to can be found here.
The port to the ZX Spectrum included in this release was not sold commercially and was only issued within this compilation.
The game is for one or two players and can be played with either a keyboard or a joystick. There are six mini-games , the 100m dash, long jump, the hurdles, the javelin, the hammer and the high jump. Each with four degrees of difficulty easy, normal, difficult and awesome.

The games can be played individually or as a tournament where the player(s) must meet a qualifying time / distance in order to progress to the next sport.

Screenshots

Game Set and Match 2 ZX Spectrum javelin : there's a little animation showing the javelin fly through the air and land
Game Set and Match 2 ZX Spectrum Hammer : The Z & X keys are used to increase the rate of spin and the space key is used to release the hammer. As with previous games it's vital to hold the space key to get a good angle of release
Game Set and Match 2 ZX Spectrum 100m dash. This is a simple game based on hitting the Z and X keys alternately to build up and maintain speed.
Game Set and Match 2 ZX Spectrum Hurdles : Again the player hammers the Z & X keys for speed and hits the SPACE key to make the jump. Aly hurdle hit slows the player down. The computer seems to make all its jumps.

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 10 out of 12 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1989 9 out of 12 75

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