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Description

The successor to Virtual Pool, Virtual Pool 2 has better graphics, an enhanced physics engine, and more game options than its predecessor. The game also features photo realistic tables, balls, and environments.

The following types of pool games are available for play:

- Nine Ball
- Straight Pool
- Eight Ball (APA rules, English Pub or American Bar variations)
- 3 Ball
- 6 Ball
- 10 Ball
- One Pocket
- Bank Pool

Players can also setup tournaments against human or over 120 computer players.

Players can also watch the numerous technique videos with Mike Sigil, or learn how to pull off trick shots with Lou "Machine Gun" Butera.

Multiple players statistics are also tracked by the game. Individual stats are kept for each separate game type.

Screenshots

Virtual Pool 2 Windows This screen shot shows that the game allows the player to move the position at which the cue tip makes contact with the ball.
Virtual Pool 2 Windows The game supports a wide range of screen resolutions. This is the lowest, 640 x 480 with 8 bit colour
Virtual Pool 2 Windows The player can zoom out to a ridiculous degree ...
Virtual Pool 2 Windows The ESC key brings up a menu bar across the top of the screen. This gives access to, among other things, the game's help text. This 'Quick Reference' guide is pretty extensive

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Critic Reviews

PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Electric Games 1997 98 out of 100 98
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Games (Germany) Nov 05, 1997 89 out of 100 89
Gamezilla 1998 85 out of 100 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 01, 1997 82 out of 100 82
PC Joker Jan, 1998 80 out of 100 80
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot Dec 22, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
Score Jan, 1998 7 out of 10 70

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Chris Martin (1204) added Virtual Pool 2 (Windows) on Nov 09, 2001
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