Video Pinball, War Simulation
Strategic Simulations, Inc., has released a new game, Queen of Hearts, and a Commodore 64 version of Knights of the Desert.
Queen of Hearts, a video pin-ball game with hi-res graphics and arcade-style action, features sequential scoring like real pin-ball games, a variety of flippers, a "tilt," and a scoreboard that handles up to four players. It also keeps an all-time high score. Available on 48K disk for the Apple II, II +, IIe, III, and the Atari 400/800/1200 for $39.95.
A Commodore 64 version of Knights of the Desert is now available. Previously released for the Apple, Atari, and TRS-80, this World War II simulation recreates the North African campaign in which British troops held off the advance of Rommel's Panzer Divisions. The game is for two players or one player battling the computer (the British). Several phases per player movement are required. Knights of the Desert comes with rulebook, map, and disk or tape for $39.95.
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
883 Stierlin Road, Bldg. A-200
Mountain View, CA 94043