Will Harvey's Zany Golf

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Developed by
Released
Platforms
Genre
Perspective
Sport
Theme
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
77
3.4
Atari ST
68
2.8
DOS
...
3.1
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Description

Using the mouse to determine the direction and strength of your putts, you must navigate 9 tricky holes of crazy / mini golf. Try to putt into holes protected by bouncing hamburgers, windmills, etc. Courses have several twists; one is a mad scientists's lab, another is a pinball table. The final hole is especially bizarre, themed around energy.

You start with 3 strokes, but get the par for each hole added on, if you reach it in time - run out of strokes, and your game is over. You can earn bonus strokes by finding hidden bonuses and by completing courses quickly. Up to 4 players at a time can take part in this game, with anyone badly over par being eliminated as the game progresses.

Screenshots

Will Harvey's Zany Golf Apple IIgs Introduction with a tip
Will Harvey's Zany Golf Amiga Hamburger Hole course starts
Will Harvey's Zany Golf Atari ST The Fans hole.
Will Harvey's Zany Golf Atari ST Couldn't get the ball under the bouncing burger!

Alternate Titles

  • "Will Harvey presents Zany Golf for 16-Bit" -- Genesis title

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User Reviews

This game is a blast. DOS gametrader (229)

Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Apr, 1989 83 out of 100 83
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Apr, 1989 82 out of 100 82
CU Amiga Amiga Apr, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Raze Amiga Jan, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Mean Machines Genesis Nov, 1990 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1989 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Amiga 1989 72 out of 100 72
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS May, 1989 688 out of 1000 69
Génération 4 Genesis Feb, 1991 64 out of 100 64
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Genesis Apr, 1991 520 out of 1000 52

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Trivia

Music

The PC speaker music score is very good for just a single voice, but the score really shines on a Tandy, where you can hear all three voices.

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #79 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

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