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Sporting Triangles

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Description

A licensed version of a British TV game show from the late 1980s.

The game features 3 players, all either human or computer. Each chooses a category of questions out of 12 on offer - some are for a single sport (such as soccer or cricket) while others a more general (such as Indoor Sport and Pot Luck).

Four of the seven rounds involve each player being asked a question, which could be from one of the 3 selected categories, or it could be general sport. A die is rolled, and the colour of its final position on the board indicates the type of question.

The other 3 rounds include Hit For Six, in which you get a succession of clues and have to work out which of the 6 named people they refer to - get it as quickly as you can to maximize your score.

The Jigsaw round involves identifying a club crest, pitch for a particular sport or similar, with a piece added to the picture after each incorrect guess. Again the score declines the more guesses you need. There's an 'on the buzzer' questions round at the end.

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Sporting Triangles ZX Spectrum The final act of setting the game up is to determine the length of each round, 0 means the rounds are un-timed. Here 15 seconds has been entered and the game asks for confirmation that all is correct
Sporting Triangles Atari ST This one I did know
Sporting Triangles Commodore 64 Choose a sport.
Sporting Triangles ZX Spectrum After being prompted for the number of players, in this case 1, the player must give the human player(s) a name

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jan, 1990 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1990 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 9 out of 12 75
Amiga Format Amiga Jan, 1990 65 out of 100 65
ST Action Atari ST Jan, 1990 61 out of 100 61
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Dec, 1989 40 out of 100 40

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