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Geoff Capes Strongman ( ZX Spectrum) ( 48k / )

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At a time when multi-event sports simulations where all the rage, Martech produced one licensed by a successful shot-putter and strongman. There are six events on offer, which represent standard strongman tasks such as truck-pulling, a tug of war and wrestling. Each must be completed within a time limit; points are awarded based on how much time is left.

The game's control method and design philosophy distinguishes between each of the 8 main muscles Geoff uses. After a joystick-waggling challenge to raise as much strength as possible, you can choose which muscles to assign it to, which adds an element of strategy and memory-testing.

During each event, the 8 muscles are displayed on either side of the screen, and as one comes into use it will flash. Controlling a cursor, you must click on this as quickly as possible to achieve maximum effect. Any energy unused on each muscle is kept over for future events.

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Published by Martech Developed by Software Communications Ltd. Released 1985 Platforms Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX Spectrum Genre Action, Sports Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Sport Tricks / Stunts, Wrestling Misc Licensed Title

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