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Mini Putt is a miniature golf game that offers 4 courses, Deluxe, Classic, Traditional and Challenge. Up to 4 players can either play a game or practice any hole on any course. Each course offers its own difficulty level. Deluxe and Challenge have difficult hills and course layouts. The Challenge being the more difficult course. The Classic offers animated bridges and other obstacles. The traditional is your standard miniature golf course which requires well placed bank shots.

To make a shot, using the joystick, move the crosshair in the approximate direction and distance where you wish the ball to go. When you are ready to shoot, hit the fire button. You will notice the level rise in the power bar. When the bar reaches the desired distance, press the fire button again. When you release the fire button, the bar starts to move back down. The mark where you stopped the bar moving indicates the power with which you hit the ball. When the bar reaches the bottom of the power bar, it moves horizontally on the accuracy bar. In the middle of the accuracy bar is the center line. Too much to the left of center, it pulls to the left. Too much to the right of center, it pulls to the right. Press the fire button at the right moment to hit the ball. If the course proves to be too tough, visit the Practice course option. Not all of us can be a pro.


Mini-Putt Apple IIgs Practice or play
Mini-Putt DOS A more complex hole (CGA)
Mini-Putt DOS Hole 2 of Challenge Course
Mini-Putt NES If you miss on the accuracu meter, you will never pass

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Alternate Titles

  • "Mini-Putt: The Ultimate Challenge!" -- DOS in-game title
  • "Mini Putt: The Ultimate Challenge" -- Commodore 64 in-game title
  • "ミニ・パット" -- Japanese Spelling

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Critic Reviews

64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 14 out of 15 93
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Joypad Game Boy Oct, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 7.5 out of 10 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 8.6 out of 12 72
Power Play Game Boy Jul, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 7 out of 10 70
100 aktuelle PC-Spiele DOS 1990 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Mar, 1989 623 out of 1000 62
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 586 out of 1000 59


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Canceled US NES release

A US NES version was seemingly planned for release sometime in 1991. It was going to be published by JVC. The US release was ultimately canceled.
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