DescriptionThis is a winter sports game that lets you compete in five Olympic events: Downhill skiing, Biathlon, Slalom, Ski Jump and Bob Sled. It is very similar to offerings like Winter Games from Epyx.
In Downhill skiing, you must avoid the obstacles and make it to the bottom of the hill, by swerving left and right and adjusting your speed by pushing the joystick forward and back. The Slalom is similar, involving skiing around flags.
In the ski jump, you must position the skis for a proper landing. In the bobsled event, you must carefully control the angles so your bobsled doesn't flip. The Biathlon event combines skiing to shooting ranges and shooting the targets archery-style.
- "Winter Olympiad 88" -- International title
- "Winter Olympiad" -- International reissue title
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The Press Says
|Atari ST User||Atari ST||Mar, 1988||8 out of 10||80|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||Feb, 1988||9.43 out of 12||79|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Feb, 1988||66 out of 100||66|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Atari ST||Mar, 1988||610 out of 1000||61|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Aug, 1992||60 out of 100||60|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Feb, 1994||56 out of 100||56|
|Power Play||Atari ST||Feb, 1988||4 out of 10||40|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Atari ST||Mar, 1988||4 out of 10||40|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Sep, 1992||38 out of 100||38|
|Happy Computer||Commodore 64||Feb, 1988||24 out of 100||24|
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