Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94

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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.


Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 SNES Next event
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 Game Gear Results
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 SNES The events to play
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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How to NOT make a winter sports game Genesis Luis Silva (13292)

Critic Reviews

Svenska Hemdatornytt Genesis Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Total! (Germany) SNES Mar, 1994 2.75 out of 6 65
Amiga Games Amiga Feb, 1993 63 out of 100 63
Defunct Games Genesis Jul 24, 2012 C+ 58
PC Joker DOS Jan, 1994 53 out of 100 53
The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 19, 2008 2 out of 6 33
1UP! SNES Feb 16, 2002 32 out of 100 32
Power Play DOS Mar, 1994 24 out of 100 24
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1994 2 out of 12 17


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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.
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