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A week in the life of the British Prime Minister. But not just any Prime Minister, this game puts you in the shoes of Prime Minister James (Jim) Hacker from the classic BBC television comedy "Yes, Prime Minister".

Much like most political simulations, you must balance your popularity with the needs of your party, the meddling of foreign governments, and the small minded incompetence of the civil servants that surround you. All of this is played out with multiple choice dialogues between Hacker and the other cast members of the series (complete with lo-res digital pictures). The dry humor of the show abounds as you must deal with crises such as the French refusing to continue work on the channel tunnel until Waterloo station is renamed. Fans of the show will recognize much of the material and non-fans should still find enough laughs to keep them interested.

The game takes place over 5 working days and at the end the PM has a final discussion with his colleagues Sir Humphrey Appleby and Bernard Wooley who assess his performance at trying to manage the country.


Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game DOS The safe contains the polls, showing how well you're doing.
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum The note on your desk
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game DOS Memos abound.
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game DOS Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Yes, Prime Minister" -- Alternate UK title
  • "Yes Prime Minister" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Lemon64 Commodore 64 Jul 23, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1991 86 out of 100 86
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 8.75 out of 12 73
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 7 out of 10 70
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Commodore 64 Oct 08, 2004 4 out of 6 67
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Dec, 1987 595 out of 1000 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 595 out of 1000 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Nov, 1990 47 out of 100 47
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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The game was released in a large red cassette case and was made to look like the red ministerial cases used by the Prime Minister and members of the cabinet when they take government papers home to work on.

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