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Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94

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Description

This is the official license of Winter Olympics tournament in 1994 at Lillehammer, Norway. You can practice in any event before the tournament. The game offers two modes - Full Olympics and Mini Olympics, which vary in the number of events.

It includes 5 different types of sports - biathlon, alpine skiing (downhill, slalom, giant slalom and Super-G), ski jumping (90 m, 120 m), bobsleigh (2/4 men bob, 1/2 men luge) and skating (elimination, pursuit, time trial). The events use 3D views.

Screenshots

Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 SEGA Master System Preparing the bobsleigh
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 Genesis Starting up in Bobsled
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 SEGA Master System In training mode, you can view your results
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 DOS 4 men bob collision

Alternate Titles

  • "The XVII Olympic Winter Games: Lillehammer 1994" -- Game Gear/SEGA Master System in-game title
  • "ウインターオリンピック" -- SEGA Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

How to NOT make a winter sports game Genesis Luis Silva (13294)

The Press Says

Player One SEGA Master System Dec, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Sega Force Genesis Feb 23, 1994 80 out of 100 80
CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Power Unlimited Game Gear Mar, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Amiga Games Amiga Feb, 1993 63 out of 100 63
Defunct Games Genesis Jul 24, 2012 C+ 58
The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 19, 2008 2 out of 6 33
The Video Game Critic Game Gear Feb 10, 2010 D+ 33
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 09, 2006 3 out of 10 30
The Video Game Critic Genesis Apr 20, 2006 D 25

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Trivia

Manual

The game's instruction manual (for the PC and Amiga versions, at least) is notably poorly worded. A number of grammatical mistakes are made, and several sections make little sense. Examples include "made of concrete to high standards, competitors are subjected to forces of up to 4G" (which, taken literally, suggests that the competitors are made of concrete - the reference to the bobsleigh course was in the previous sentence), and a suggestion that, in Full Olympic mode, you can watch the opening ceremony AFTER completing the events.
Contributed to by Cabeza2000 (691), grimace (147), Kabushi (121977) and Martin Smith (63162)