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An unusual simulation by the maker of Football Manager; here you manage a computer games company. Your task is -- besides making £10,000 profit -- to become a "Software Star" for ten successive months.

Each game you produce has its own quality, depending on the amount of development. You can decide about the employing and firing of staff and managing their productivity. The game is sold in four regions, for which you can set different weights for advertising. For public relations, you can choose Honesty or Hype. The program takes seasonal factors into account -- for example, you'll always sell less in summer. At the end of each month, you can review a monthly statement to check your progress. After each year, the board of directors will check your progress -- if you did badly, you may be fired.

The game has seven difficulty levels and offers the the possibility to save the game.


Software Star Commodore 64 How hard you want it?
Software Star Commodore 64 Got it to the top of the charts. Get in.
Software Star Commodore 64 Not a bad name for a game?
Software Star Commodore 64 Lets get marketing that game.

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Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1985 43 out of 100 43
Happy Computer ZX Spectrum Oct, 1985 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Oct, 1985 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer Amstrad CPC Oct, 1985 Unscored Unscored


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