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Mary King's Riding Star

Mary King's Riding Star Windows The game's title screen. This appears after three game publisher screens.

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Description

Mary King's Riding Star is a managerial simulation set in the equestrian sports business. The game focuses in the athletic part, this means there are no finances to manage and the goal of the game is to win as many championships as possible in the events dressage, cross country and showjumping.

To achieve this goal the player has to "manage" his horse by using the training grounds to improve the horses's skills. The player also has to manually clean the stall and feed and groom the horse. The championships are shown in a isometric perspective with spoken commentary. There are options to personalize the game, e.g. by naming the horse and choose its color.

The game is largely based on the original 1998 Riding Star and was created in cooperation with its developer Blue Tongue.

Screenshots

Mary King's Riding Star Windows The start of a Championship Season. In the first screen the player gets the option to load an existing game, there isn't one here so it's straight in to a new game
Mary King's Riding Star Windows The Q key brings up the exit screen
Mary King's Riding Star Windows The Championship Season menu options
Mary King's Riding Star Windows After a fall the horse & rider restart from this distance before the failed fence....

Alternate Titles

  • "Ulrich Kirchhoffs Riding Star" -- German Windows/PlayStation title
  • "Alexandra Ledermann: Equitation Passion" -- French Windows/PlayStation title

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The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 1999 64 out of 100 64
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Oct 20, 2000 12 out of 20 60
PC Player (Germany) Windows Oct, 1999 17 out of 100 17

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