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Actua Pool is a pool simulation game. Game modes include a two player match, hustle mode, trick shots, tournaments and an interactive tutorial. Winning tournaments unlocks new NPCs to play against. Each NPC opponent has its own unique playing style and difficulty. You can play on a variety of different tables.


Actua Pool Windows The top row of controls reading left to right<br>View next ball, Hide controls, Change cue angle, Alter where tip strikes the ball and Take shot
Actua Pool Windows No idea what went wrong here and an internet search brings up lots of unsavoury websites
Actua Pool Windows There are eight trick shots that can be learned. Each has a description, an option to watch the shot being played, and another option to practice it
Actua Pool Windows Playing a game<br>The player can choose from Quick Start, Hustle, Match or Tournament modes, or they can load a part completed game. This is the Hustle configuration screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Underground Pool" -- North American DS Title
  • "Ultimate 8 Ball" -- North American title
  • "Pool:shark" -- Alternative European Title

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Critic Reviews

GameBlitz 1999 90 out of 100 90
Power Unlimited May, 1999 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 1999 84 out of 100 84
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1999 77 out of 100 77
PC Joker Jul, 1999 57 out of 100 57
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1999 51 out of 100 51
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 1999 42 out of 100 42


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vedder (20754) added Actua Pool (Windows) on Sep 07, 2008
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