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Information 12 reviews 2 manuals Cheatcode 4 weblinks
12 screenshots 2 boxscans 2 diskscans 2 miscshots 2 conversions Gamemap
Year of the first release1990LicenseCommercial
Number of disks (or CD)2PublisherCinemaware - Rest of the World
Mirrorsoft - Europe
Number max of players28Budget publisherMirror Image (Mirrorsoft) - Worldwide
Simultaneous max players4DeveloperCinemaware
ArtistsCoder : Andrew Condon
Coder : Dan Pinal
Coder : Larry Garner
Graphician : John Duggan
Musician : Jim Simmons
Misc : John Cutter
Misc : Larry Garner
Language in manual
Amiga original gameyes
Have cheatcodeno
Have SPS releaseyes
WHD installyesWHD information
Updated  2020-08-28 15:54:53
HD installyesHD notesHD installer is contained on disk 1 (Cinemaware release only). Approx. 1.6Mb HD space is required.
SubcategorySport - Player
ThemeSport - Basketball
Conversion hardwareNEC PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16/PCE GT/TurboExpress
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
Conversion notesPC versions: EGA, VGA, Tandy
Classic compilationDouble-Double Bill
Prestige Sammlung, Die
Gamesmen Mega-pack No. 3, The
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Rarity: One version is common, at least one other version is rare One version is common, at least one other version is rareOne version is common, at least one other version is rare
Notes:   [1] Game design by Larry Garner and John Cutter. Main coding by Larry Garner; additional coding by Andrew Condon and Dan Pinal. Original music and sound FX by Jim Simmons.

[2] Game supports the following features:

- Enhanced sound with 1Mb ram or more
- Simultaneous gameplay of up to 4 players (exhibition games only) using a parallel port joystick adapter
- Printing of team, game and season statistics
- HD installation (Cinemaware release only)

[3] Provided that you register first, the Amiga version of the game and others can be downloaded from the Cinemaware website HERE.

TRIVIA: Almost all the coders and production staff that worked at Cinemaware during development appeared on team rosters in the game and assumed cheesy nicknames. For example, the Cinemaware basketball team includes-

Players: 'Gunner' Garner, 'Cookie' Cutter, 'Downtown' Todd, 'Spud' Simmons, 'Air' Albright, 'Magic' Truelove, 'Brick' Riordin, 'Jumpin-Jack' Platt, 'Hack' Hilbers, 'Doctor' Duggan, 'Sky' Cook, 'Ohmi' Godfrey

Coach: 'Jammin' Jacob

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