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Gearheads

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Windows
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3.0
Windows 3.x
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Description

Suppose you are child and want to play with your friend in 'virtual sand-box'. Cause you are not old enough to play chess or cards, you can use your beloved mechanical toys. They will help you to win a some sort of strategy game.

In turn-based mode you have to activate different mechanical toys to get from one part of the sand-box to another. Your opponent do the same. If your toys pass their way twenty one times then you are winner. There are 12 types of toys. Every toy has own program of behaviour and out of control after activation. Some of toys has a program to deactivate the enemy toy.

You can play against a computer and against your best friend.

Screenshots

Gearheads Windows Choose a starting level
Gearheads Windows Intro cutscene
Gearheads Windows The first player to get a certain amount of toys to the other side of the board is declared the winner
Gearheads Windows Title screen

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The Press Says

PC Team Windows 3.x Jun, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Electric Playground Windows May 03, 1996 9 out of 10 90
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows May, 1996 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Windows Jun, 1996 72 out of 100 72
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Aug 15, 1996 67 out of 100 67
Entertainment Weekly Windows May 31, 1996 B- 67
PC Player (Germany) Windows May, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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