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Lace up those boots soldier, and get ready for five levels of challenging action in this boot camp simulator. As make your way through various levels you'll be given points for doing the right thing and deducted points for any missteps. You can record your attempts and review them, to spot your mistakes and learn from them.

Level one is the Physical course, which requires you to jump over walls, jump trenches and crawl under barbwire. Level two is the Risk course. This one will have you planting dynamite and throwing grenades.

Level three has the player going hand-to-hand in the Combat course. The fourth level combines the previous three levels into one, and finally, the fifth level is a custom "Cobra" course that throws random elements from all the courses at the player.

To give the game replay value, there is a course construction set so that you can make your own levels. The Atari ST and Amiga versions contain digitized sound.


Combat Course Atari ST Loading screen
Combat Course Atari ST Introduction graphic
Combat Course Atari ST The title screen plays out move demonstrations. Here's a high kick
Combat Course Atari ST The editor

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Alternate Titles

  • "Action Service" -- International title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Nov, 1988 9.5 out of 12 79
Atari ST User Jan, 1989 7 out of 10 70
The One Oct, 1988 69 out of 100 69
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Dec, 1988 597 out of 1000 60
Power Play Dec, 1988 38 out of 100 38
The Games Machine (UK) Dec, 1988 33 out of 100 33


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User levels

Cobra Soft intended to use the best user-designed levels in a sequel. This never happened.
Lance Bohy (79) added Combat Course (Atari ST) on Oct 02, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Lance Bohy (79), Agamenon3 (5171) and Martin Smith (66833)