Game Classification

FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set FriendlySoft Inc., FriendlySoft Inc., 1983  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set A set of 16 games, 9 business tools and 4 miscellaneous applications designed for use on IBM Pc and compatibles. The entire concept of the package is to familiarize new computer users with the capabilities of a home computer from entertainment to productivity. All games and programs are accessed via three menus. All graphics are produced in ASCII format.

Games included in FriendlyWare PC Introductory Set are:Master Mind - a version of the popular code breaking game where the player deducts a final answer by eliminating all other possibilities.Nevada Dice - a simple craps game.Killer Maze - a first-person maze game where the objective is to, obviously, escape the maze.Sea Battle - a Battleship clone.Boggy Marsh - a game where you are given a grid and guess the location of a monster hiding within by deducting an answer from the clues and directions given by the computer.Hangman - clone of Hangman where the player tries to guess phrases and words.Tic Tac Toe - a tic-tac-toe game that is nearly impossible to beat.Wildcatter - take charge of an oil drilling operation and hope to strike oil.Othello - An Othello clone where the objective is to leap over your opponents chips and make them turn into your.Peg Leap - checkers-like game played on a plus shaped game board.Blackjack - a version of BlackjackDominoes - a common block or draw game involving Dominoes.PC Golf - A top-down golf simulator where hits are determined not by graphical aiming but my mathematical calculations and dumb luck.Head Coach - a football game where you coach a team of your choice and make play decisions for them hopefully leading the team to victory.Match - a simple tile-matching game.Towers of Atlantis - a Towers of Hanoi clone.The business tools included are:Business SimulationDepreciation CostsInventory ReorderPresent/Future ValueAmortization AnalysisEconomic Order QuantityBreak Even AnalysisStock Ratio AnalysisCheck Book RegisterThe remaining miscellaneous applications are:Eye & Hearing TestYou Draw ItPersonal BiorhythmsSports Predicting [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : PC (Dos)