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A set of 16 games, 9 business tools and 4 miscellaneous applications designed for use on IBM PC and compatibles. The entire concept of the package is to familiarize new computer users with the capabilities of a home computer from entertainment to productivity. All games and programs are accessed via three menus. All graphics are produced in ASCII format.

Games included in FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set are:
  • Master Mind - a version of the popular code breaking game where the player deducts a final answer by eliminating all other possibilities.
  • Nevada Dice - a simple craps game.
  • Killer Maze - a first-person maze game where the objective is to, obviously, escape the maze.
  • Sea Battle - a Battleship clone.
  • Boggy Marsh - a game where you are given a grid and guess the location of a monster hiding within by deducting an answer from the clues and directions given by the computer.
  • Hangman - clone of Hangman where the player tries to guess phrases and words.
  • Tic Tac Toe - a tic-tac-toe game that is nearly impossible to beat.
  • Wildcatter - take charge of an oil drilling operation and hope to strike oil.
  • Othello - An Othello clone where the objective is to leap over your opponents chips and make them turn into your.
  • Peg Leap - checkers-like game played on a plus shaped game board.
  • Blackjack - a version of Blackjack.
  • Dominoes - a common block or draw game involving Dominoes.
  • PC Golf - A top-down golf simulator where hits are determined not by graphical aiming but my mathematical calculations and dumb luck.
  • Head Coach - a football game where you coach a team of your choice and make play decisions for them hopefully leading the team to victory.
  • Match - a simple tile-matching game.
  • Towers of Atlantis - a Towers of Hanoi clone.
The business tools included are:
  • Business Simulation
  • Depreciation Costs
  • Inventory Reorder
  • Present/Future Value
  • Amortization Analysis
  • Economic Order Quantity
  • Break Even Analysis
  • Stock Ratio Analysis
  • Check Book Register
The remaining miscellaneous applications are:
  • Eye & Hearing Test
  • You Draw It
  • Personal Biorhythms
  • Sports Predicting


FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set PC Booter Sea Battle is always a fun game.
FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set PC Booter Title screen.
FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set PC Booter Head Coach, leading my team into a loss
FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set PC Booter Tic Tac Toe, or how to never win at it.

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Depeche Mike (17562) added FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set (PC Booter) on Apr 29, 2008