Tuesday, 9 October 2018

For Sale - Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' Snooker Vintage PC Game - £15

For many people there is little to match the visceral thrill and pace of a good game of snooker. This vintage DOS game brings the full experience to your retro PC screen.

For sale - Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' snooker game - £15

The box contains the original disk, instruction manual and IBM PC keycard.

The disk, instruction manual and IBM PC keycard are included

Wikipedia has the following to say about Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' Snooker...
"Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' Snooker is a computer game by veteran programmer Archer MacLean, released by Virgin Games in 1991for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST and PC (later for the Sega Mega Drive). 'Whirlwind' Snooker is a highly realistic snooker simulator.

Although the game was not the first to simulate snooker (or pool) in 3D, it made full use of the processing power and graphics capabilities of 16-bit home computers and was praised for its then ground-breaking realism and easy-to-use interface. ACE said that the game was the closest thing to being on a real snooker table which existed at the time, and it could be used by a player to refine real-life snooker skills.[2]"
You can read more about this game here

For sale - Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker - £15

It is in good condition, with a little sagging to the box lid and a few wear marks on the instruction manual cover. It is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to Europe and the USA, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

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