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The Games: Winter Challenge

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
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3.8
Genesis
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3.6
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Description

An Olympiad game simulating common winter game competitions - the Downhill, Giant Slalom, Luge, 2-men Bobsled, Ski Jump, Cross Country, Biathlon and Speed Skating.

The game features a basic 3D engine which allows to simulate slopes with ease, which enhances the gameplay of some events such as the Downhill. Gameplay, as expected from a Winter sports game, relies on finding the faster trajectories in most events (Downhill, Giant Slalom, Luge and Bobsled), pacing the run correctly (Cross Country and Biathlon), skill and timing (Ski Jump), with button mashing reserved for just one (speed skating). The player (up to ten) can select his (or her) competitor face and nationality from one of 16 possible choices, and by selecting different difficulty settings, different computer controlled athletes take part in the competition along the player.

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The Games: Winter Challenge Genesis Hey, I'm feeling comfortable!
The Games: Winter Challenge DOS Your Opponents
The Games: Winter Challenge DOS Luge Competition
The Games: Winter Challenge DOS Title

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User Reviews

Lots of fun. DOS Neville (1835)

The Press Says

Mean Machines Genesis Feb, 1992 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Mar, 1992 10 out of 12 83
Top Secret DOS Jan, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Power Play DOS Jan, 1992 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Genesis Mar, 1992 76 out of 100 76
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 72
The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 04, 2009 4 out of 6 67
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 29, 2008 3 out of 10 30

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