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Gearheads (Windows)

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Description

Suppose you are child and want to play with your friend in 'virtual sand-box'. Cause you are not old enough to play chess or cards, you can use your beloved mechanical toys. They will help you to win a some sort of strategy game.

In turn-based mode you have to activate different mechanical toys to get from one part of the sand-box to another. Your opponent do the same. If your toys pass their way twenty one times then you are winner. There are 12 types of toys. Every toy has own program of behaviour and out of control after activation. Some of toys has a program to deactivate the enemy toy.

You can play against a computer and against your best friend.

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Gearheads Windows Choose a starting level
Gearheads Windows Game over
Gearheads Windows A collision between toys
Gearheads Windows Intro cutscene

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The Press Says

Electric Playground May 03, 1996 9 out of 10 90
PC Team Jun, 1996 90 out of 100 90
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Computer Games Magazine 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) May, 1996 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Jun, 1996 72 out of 100 72
Entertainment Weekly May 31, 1996 B- 67
Coming Soon Magazine Aug 15, 1996 67 out of 100 67
PC Player (Germany) May, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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POMAH (34925) added Gearheads (Windows) on Jul 18, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Alaka (31003) and formercontrib (157101)