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Hoyle Volume III
alias Hoyle Book Of Games Volume 3: Great Board Games
Hoyle Volume III - Double Barrel Screenshot
Information Review Manual Cheatcode 4 weblinks
8 screenshots 2 boxscans 1 diskscan 2 miscshots 1 conversion Gamemap
Year of the first release1992LicenseCommercial
Number of disks (or CD)2PublisherSierra - Worldwide
Number max of players4Budget publisher
Simultaneous max players1DeveloperSierra
ArtistsCoder : Aubrey Hodges
Coder : Chris Smith
Coder : Dan Foy
Coder : J. Mark Hood
Coder : Jeff Stephenson
Coder : Jerry Shaw
Coder : Ken Koch
Coder : Larry Scott
Coder : Mark Wilden
Coder : Phyllis Cucchiara
Coder : Steve Coallier
Graphician : Jay Allan Friedmann
Graphician : Marc Hudgins
Graphician : Maurice Morgan
Graphician : Michael Hutchinson
Graphician : Nathan Larsen
Graphician : Richard Powell
Graphician : Terrence Falls
Musician : Mark Seibert
Musician : Rob Atesalp
Misc : Bridget McKenna
Misc : Marti McKenna
Language in manualEnglish
Amiga original gameno
Have cheatcodeno
Have SPS releaseyes
WHD installyesWHD information
Updated  2023-04-10 22:31:16
HD installyesHD notes

- HD installer is contained on disk 1.

- Complete and small install options are provided.

- Small install option installs the startup disk only, with other disks being prompted for during HD gameplay.

SubcategoryGames - Board Game
OriginPersonality - Literary
ThemeGames - Board - Backgammon
ThemeGames - Board - Dominoes
ThemeGames - Board - Draughts / Checkers
ThemeGames - Board - Pachisi / Parcheesi / Ludo
ThemeGames - Board - Snakes & Ladders
ThemeGames - Board - Yacht / Yahtzee
ViewpointFirst Person
ViewpointTop Down
Conversion hardwarePC (DOS)
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
Conversion notes

Based on 1992 Sierra PC/Tandy release.
PC versions: Tandy, EGA, MCGA/VGA

N.B. Despite loading instructions appearing in the game manual, Atari ST and Apple Macintosh conversions were never released.

Classic compilation
Relationshipis a sequel to Hoyle Book Of Games Volume 2: Solitaire
is a sequel to Hoyle's Book Of Games Volume 1
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Rarity: Rare RareRareRare

[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 Marti & Bridget McKenna.
Game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Dan Foy, Larry Scott, J. Mark Hood, Mark Wilden, Chris Smith and Ken Koch; Amiga conversion by Phyllis Cucchiara, Steve Coallier, Jerry Shaw and Aubrey Hodges.
Graphics by Jay Friedmann and Maurice Morgan; animation by Nathan Larsen, Marc Hudgins, Terrence Falls, Michael Hutchinson and Richard Powell.
Music composition & sound FX by Rob Atesalp; music coding by Mark Seibert.

[3] Original game contents include a Sierra games catalogue.

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

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

Last known release:
V1.000 (25-Mar-92)

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