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Pool (Archer Maclean's)

Pool (Archer Maclean's)
Pool (Archer Maclean's)

SystemAtari ST
Floppy (3.5")1

Virgin Interactive

Atari ST

Release Date: 1/1/1992
Manufacturer: Virgin Interactive
 
Using the game engine from Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker, this game recreates pool in minute detail. A bold 3D graphics engine with realistic physics and millions of shot permutations (in terms of direction, speed and spin) is at the heart of it. Three versions of pool are offered - UK and US 8-ball as well as the fast-paced all-action 9-ball game.

There are 20 computer opponents, with the hardest of them being almost unbeatable, as well as 2-player and trick-shot modes. Unlike the original release of Whirlwind Snooker, you can save more than 1 game on the disk at a time.

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