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Mean 18

Mean 18
Mean 18




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Release Date: 1/1/1987
Manufacturer: Accolade
Donated By: Rob Bannerman
Pebble Beach, Augusta National and St. Andrews are the courses on offer in this golf simulation, released in the early years of 16-bit technology. The three-click control system was used, whereby the first click starts the swing, the second sets the power, and the third sets draw or fade.

Beginner and Expert difficulty options are given - the latter mode has more pronounced draw and fade effects, making the timing of the third click even more crucial. You can also choose between regular and professional tees - in the latter option the distance on the holes is longer, and the computer doesn't choose the best club automatically. Because long drives aren't a crucial aspect of many of the holes, the Beginner/Expert setting is a bigger factor on your likely scoring. A unique feature for the day was the course designer, which was quite versatile with practice.

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