Virtual Snooker (DOS)

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A 3D Snooker simulation, the most realistic available at the time. The snooker version of the popular Virtual Pool game.


Virtual Snooker DOS When a shot has been taken the game centres on the cue ball ready for the next shot. To help select the next object ball the 'O' key can be used to quickly give the player an overhead view
Virtual Snooker DOS The Tutorial section has yet more videos that explain the game. This is from the animated sequence that explains play-by-telephone. It is American and refers to Hayes modems
Virtual Snooker DOS One of the main menu options is 'Snooker Techniques', it leads to this menu. Each of these options leads to a short video sequence which explains the shot
Virtual Snooker DOS Playing the game<br>Though the game can be played via the keyboard this game is being played with a mouse. The view of the table changes as the mouse is moved

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Smooth, fun and 'Goodness, doesn't Steve Davis look young!' piltdown_man (122029) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Player (Brazil) Jul, 1996 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Electric Playground Dec 20, 1996 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Apr, 1996 89 out of 100 89
PC Player (Germany) May, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Joker May, 1996 80 out of 100 80
Power Play May, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 1996 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot Jun 04, 1996 7.2 out of 10 72
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Oli Norwell (34) added Virtual Snooker (DOS) on May 23, 2000