A set of 16 games, 9 business tools and 4 miscellaneous applications designed for use on IBM Pc and compatibles. The entire concept of the package is to familiarize new computer users with the capabilities of a home computer from entertainment to productivity. All games and programs are accessed via three menus. All graphics are produced in ASCII format.
Games included in FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set are:
- Master Mind - a version of the popular code breaking game where the player deducts a final answer by eliminating all other possibilities.
- Nevada Dice - a simple craps game.
- Killer Maze - a first-person maze game where the objective is to, obviously, escape the maze.
- Sea Battle - a Battleship clone.
- Boggy Marsh - a game where you are given a grid and guess the location of a monster hiding within by deducting an answer from the clues and directions given by the computer.
- Hangman - clone of Hangman where the player tries to guess phrases and words.
- Tic Tac Toe - a tic-tac-toe game that is nearly impossible to beat.
- Wildcatter - take charge of an oil drilling operation and hope to strike oil.
- Othello - An Othello clone where the objective is to leap over your opponents chips and make them turn into your.
- Peg Leap - checkers-like game played on a plus shaped game board.
- Blackjack - a version of Blackjack
- Dominoes - a common block or draw game involving Dominoes.
- PC Golf - A top-down golf simulator where hits are determined not by graphical aiming but my mathematical calculations and dumb luck.
- Head Coach - a football game where you coach a team of your choice and make play decisions for them hopefully leading the team to victory.
- Match - a simple tile-matching game.
- Towers of Atlantis - a Towers of Hanoi clone.
The business tools included are:
- Business Simulation
- Depreciation Costs
- Inventory Reorder
- Present/Future Value
- Amortization Analysis
- Economic Order Quantity
- Break Even Analysis
- Stock Ratio Analysis
- Check Book Register
The remaining miscellaneous applications are:
- Eye & Hearing Test
- You Draw It
- Personal Biorhythms
- Sports Predicting
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This entry to the MobyGames database was contributed by Depeche Mike (17208)
on Apr 29, 2008.