DescriptionA 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.
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- "Yes, Prime Minister" -- Alternate UK title
- "Yes Prime Minister" -- In-game title
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|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Feb, 1991||86 out of 100||86|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Dec, 1987||595 out of 1000||60|
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PackagingThe 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.
Related Web Sites
- Crapshoot (A humorous review on PC Gamer)
- The Yes (Prime) Minister Files (A guide to both the TV shows, Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister)