Ken Smith

Bankrupt

Bankrupt

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Bankrupt is a board game for 2-4 players (there is no computer AI). It is heavily inspired by Monopoly. It was developed by Ken Smith and published by Argus Press Software in 64 Tape Computing No. 12 (1985/10).

Battle

Battle

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1987

Battle is a strategy war game set in the icy waters of the North Sea and has two oil drilling companies fighting over the last remaining deposits of oil. Played against another player or the computer, each player has to destroy the other players ships, aircrafts and oil rigs by moving their ships and aircraft around a top view single screen. Each player is equipped with four ships, two submarines, a helicopter and plane to defend four oil rigs and attempt to destroy the other players crafts. The game is split into two phases, Input Phase and Action Phase with each player taking it in turns...

Crazy Paving

Crazy Paving

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Zigmund has messed up his job by laying the wrong paving stones over four levels so you, Howard the Robot has been tasked to lay the stones as well as clear up the mess left by Zigmund. In this maze game where the screen scrolls when you move Howard, you must find the places that require paving stones and lay them while avoiding the various creatures that move around each level. Gates block routes and keys have to be collected to open them but you can only carry one item at a time and this includes rollers that squash the spiders. As you lay and collect you have to move between the levels...

Cricket 64

Cricket 64

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Cricket 64 allows you to interact with a game of cricket between England and the West Indies in a limited overs match. Before you start the match you can change the players names of each team and decide who bats and bowls first, before you then select a bowler. The match itself is shown on the whole screen from above at an elevated angle and your final adjustment if choosen to is to move the fielders. Once you are happy with your selection the game begins. You watch the bowler approach the wicket before bowling the ball and then you watch the batsman either hit the ball, miss the ball, get out...

Excel

Commodore 64 - Homebrew - 1985

Sweep!

Sweep!

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Hungry rats and raging fires will block your way as you battle in the dark to sweep all the chimneys and win a bonus game.

Test Match

Test Match

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Test Match allows you to interact with a game of cricket between England and the West Indies in a limited overs match. Before you start the match you can change the players names of each team and decide who bats and bowls first, before you then select a bowler. The match itself is shown on the whole screen from above at an elevated angle and your final adjustment if choosen to is to move the fielders. Once you are happy with your selection the game begins. You watch the bowler approach the wicket before bowling the ball and then you watch the batsman either hit the ball, miss the ball, get out...

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