Cricket is a text and graphics version of the real life bat-and-ball game Cricket, popular around most of the world except the Western hemisphere (and having been around since at least the 1500's). It is somewhat of a simulation type of game, but mixes statistics and scoring via text with animated graphics of the players and the playfield (done in two different graphics modes - 256x192x2 and 128x192x4 - which is rare for a game). This was also a cross-platform release, also being available on the Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC. It was originally cassette only, and then patched for disk and the Coco 1/2/3. I believe that this game is written in BASIC, and then has an ML wrapper added to it. The game supports 1 and 2 player modes.
Author: Tim Love (modified for disk by Phillip Thomas)
Requires: Dragon 32/64 or Color Computer 1/2/3, 32K RAM, analog joystick.
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