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Geoff Capes Strongman

aka: Geoff Capes Strongman Challenge
Moby ID: 17214

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At a time when multi-event sports simulations were all the rage, this one was licensed by the successful shot-putter and strongman Geoff Capes. There are six events on offer, which represent standard strongman tasks such as truck-pulling, a tug of war and wrestling. Each must be completed within a time limit; points are awarded based on how much time is left.

The game's control method and design philosophy distinguishes between each of the 8 main muscles Geoff uses. After a joystick-waggling challenge to raise as much strength as possible, you can choose which muscles to assign it to, which adds an element of strategy and memory-testing.

During each event, the 8 muscles are displayed on either side of the screen, and as one comes into use it will flash. Controlling a cursor, you must click on this as quickly as possible to achieve maximum effect. Any energy unused on each muscle is kept over for future events.

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  • MobyGames ID: 17214


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Game added by Martin Smith.

BBC Micro, Electron added by Sciere. Amstrad CPC added by Kabushi.

Game added April 8th, 2005. Last modified November 4th, 2023.