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Virtual Pool 2 (Windows)

Virtual Pool 2 Windows The following screen-shots taken from a 4-ball demo version of the game

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4.0
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Description

The successor to Virtual Pool, Virtual Pool 2 is pool at it's finest. Better Graphics, Enhanced Physics engine, and more game options round out this sequel.

Photo realistic tables, balls and environments are this programs showstoppers.

Play the following pool games:

- Nine Ball - Straight Pool - Eight Ball (APA rules, English Pub or American Bar variations) - 3 Ball - 6 Ball - 10 Ball - One Pocket - Bank Pool

Setup Tournaments against Human or over 120 Computer Players.

Watch the numerous technique videos with Mike Sigil, or learn how to pull of trick shots with Lou "Machine Gun" Butera!

Multiple Players statistics are also tracked within the computer. Individual stats are kept for each separate game type.


Screenshots

Virtual Pool 2 Windows The game starts with this screen. The player must either select an existing id or create a new one. The id is used, amongst other things, to aggregate player stats
Virtual Pool 2 Windows This is in the game's highest resolution 1152 x 864 in 16 bit colour.
Virtual Pool 2 Windows This screen shot shows that the game allows the player to move the position at which the cue tip makes contact with the ball.
Virtual Pool 2 Windows The ESC key brings up a menu bar across the top of the screen. This gives access to, among other things, the game's help text. This 'Quick Reference' guide is pretty extensive

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The Press Says

PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Electric Games 1997 98 out of 100 98
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 04, 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1997 82 out of 100 82
PC Joker Jan, 1998 80 out of 100 80
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 79 out of 100 79
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1997 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Dec 22, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78

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Chris Martin (1098) added Virtual Pool 2 (Windows) on Nov 09, 2001