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Hoyle's Book Of Games Volume 1
ECS/OCS
Hoyle's Book Of Games Volume 1 - Double Barrel Screenshot
Information 6 reviews 1 manual Cheatcode 2 weblinks
Screenshot 2 boxscans 1 diskscan 5 miscshots 1 conversion Gamemap
Information
Year of the first release1990LicenseCommercial
Number of disks (or CD)2PublisherSierra - Worldwide
Number max of players1Budget publisherKixx XL (U.S. Gold) - Worldwide
Simultaneous max players1DeveloperSierra
LanguageEnglish
ArtistsCoder : Dan Foy
Coder : Jeff Stephenson
Coder : Pablo Ghenis
Coder : Robert E. Heitman (Bob Heitman)
Coder : Robert W. Lindsley
Coder : Stuart Goldstein
Graphician : Eileen Fisher
Graphician : Jerry Moore
Graphician : Warren Schwader
Musician : Rob Atesalp
Misc : Warren Schwader
Language in manualEnglish
HardwareECS
OCS
Amiga original gameno
Have cheatcodeno
Have SPS releaseyes
WHD installnoWHD information
HD installyesHD notes

HD installer is contained on disk 1.

Genre
CategoryGames
SubcategoryGames - Cards
Dimension2D
OriginBrand
OriginPersonality - Literary
ThemeGames - Cards - Crazy Eights
ThemeGames - Cards - Cribbage
ThemeGames - Cards - Gin Rummy
ThemeGames - Cards - Hearts
ThemeGames - Cards - Old Maid
ThemeGames - Cards - Solitaire / Klondike
ViewpointFirst Person
ViewpointTop Down
Conversion hardwareApple Macintosh (Classic)
Atari ST/E
PC (DOS)
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
Conversion notes

Based on 1989 Sierra PC/Tandy release.
PC versions: CGA, EGA, MCGA/VGA, Tandy

Classic compilation
Relationshipis a precursor to Hoyle Book Of Games Volume 2: Solitaire
is a precursor to Hoyle Book Of Games Volume 3: Great Board Games
is a precursor to Hoyle Volume III
Page views: 2269 - Last update: 27th November 2016
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] Licensed game based on the Hoyle® series of playing cards and rulebooks published for various card games by Edmond Hoyle, a 17th century British writer best known for his lifelong works on the rules and play of card games.

[2] Game design by Warren Schwader.
Game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Robert E. Heitman, Pablo Ghenis and Stuart Goldstein; Amiga conversion by Robert W. Lindsley and Dan Foy.
Graphics by Jerry Moore, Warren Schwader and Eileen Fisher.
Music/sound FX by Rob Atesalp.

[3] Original game contents include a Sierra Tenth Anniversary product catalogue.

[4] Game autoboots from floppy or can be launched from WB.

[5] Game features full multitasking (memory permitting), mouse/keyboard support and a quit back to WB option.


Last known release: V1.001.139 (12-Jan-1990)



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