Acquire (DOS)

Acquire DOS The game's title screen


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Acquire is adapted from the board game of the same name. Up to six players can take part and each starts with $6,000, the object is to buy and sell shares in hotels with the winner being the player who makes the most money. The game is played via the keyboard and gameplay is described pretty well under another version of the game Computer Acquire. This version of the game ends either when any chain gets larger then forty tiles, or the last tile has been drawn, or when the players quit the game.


Acquire DOS The game supports up to six players. After entering the human names the player(s) can add computer opponents to fill the empty spaces
Acquire DOS The bottom of the screen has a menu bar. pressing F9 brings up the game's help text
Acquire DOS Pressing F2 shows the hotel status
Acquire DOS Pressing F3 shows the player's status across the bottom of the screen. This is the second of two such windows

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piltdown_man (151727) added Acquire (DOS) on Jul 16, 2014