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[Does not use a loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titlePool
Also known asSpectrum Pool
Year of release1983
PublisherCDS Microsystems (UK)
Re-released by2.99 Classics (UK)
Blue Ribbon Software (UK)
Author(s)Mike Lamb
Machine typeZX Spectrum 16K
Number of players2 - turn based
TypeSport: Action
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£5.95
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 1, side B of the compilation Complete Games Centre, The (CDS Microsystems)
Appeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation Complete Home Entertainment Centre, The (CDS Microsystems)
Appeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation Complete Home Entertainment Centre 128K, The (CDS Microsystems)
Appeared on tape 2, side B of the compilation Game, Set and Match (Ocean Software Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Take 3 Sports (Blue Ribbon Software)
Appeared on side A of covertape 48K issue 10 (Monser S.A.), as 'American Billiards'
Appeared on side A of covertape YS issue 59: Four Pack 2 (Your Sinclair)
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game
Score 7.88 (26 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Pool_3.tzx.zip5,390(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release71983None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Pool_3.tap.zip5,374((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1983
Pool(2.99Classics).tzx.zip5,584(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release50121890076521986Unspecified custom loader
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Pool(BlueRibbonSoftware).tzx.zip8,348(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release1983None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Pool(BlueRibbonSoftware).tap.zip8,287((non-TZX) TAP tape image)Re-release1983

Additional material
Pool(BlueRibbonSoftware).gif4,132(Loading screen)
Pool(BlueRibbonSoftware).scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Pool.gif2,317(In-game screen)
Pool.txt2,726(English instructions)
Pool(CDS).jpg41,674(Cassette inlay)
Pool(CDS)_2.jpg32,417(Cassette inlay)
Pool(CDS)_3.jpg55,391(Cassette inlay)
Pool(2.99Classics).jpg70,851(Re-release cassette inlay)
Pool(BlueRibbonSoftware).jpg29,913(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
Home Computing Weekly10.83page 232(Review) [full page]
Your Computer11.83page 83(Feature - ZX Spectrum Software)
Computer Choice1.84page 14(Review)
Crash2.84page 61(LivingGuide) [full page]
Personal Computer Games2.84page 49(Review) [full page]
Crash3.84page 62(LivingGuide) [full page]
Crash5.84page 65(LivingGuide) [full page]
Personal Computer Games5.84page 42(Feature - The Video Sportsman) [full page]
Crash7.84page 40(Review) [full page]
Crash5.85page 43(Feature - Sports Scene supplement)[full page]
Your Sinclair11.90page 6(CoverGame) [full page]

Magazine adverts
Home Computing Weekly8.83page 401(Advert) [full page]
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Personal Computer News9.83page 549(Advert)
Popular Computing Weekly9.83page 339(Advert) [full page]
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Home Computing Weekly10.83page 401(Advert) [full page]
Personal Computer News10.83page 210(Advert)
Your Computer10.83page 144(Advert) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly11.83page 401(Advert) [full page]
Your Computer11.83page 147(Advert)
Personal Computer Games12.83page 38(Advert) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly5.84page 432(Full-page ad) [full page]
Home Computing Weekly5.84page 541(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash7.84page 41(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash7.84page 44(CompoEntry) [full page]
Crash8.84page 42(CompoEntry) [full page]
Crash8.84page 49(Full-page ad) [full page]
Crash9.86page 71(Offer - 2.99 Classics advert) [full page]
Crash9.86page 99(Advert - 2.99 Classics advert) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.86page 11(Advert - 2.99 Classics advert) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.86(Advert - 2.99 Classics advert)
Crash10.86page 106(Advert - 2.99 Classics advert) [full page]

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