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Pool!

By Byterun

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Description

Play 8-ball pool against computer or your friend.

The object of the game is to pocket your set of assigned balls (solid or striped) and finally pocket black ball to designated pocket.

Game features:

- one or two players modes
- for left and right hands
- real 3D ball animation
- hint for precise aiming

Good luck and enjoy the game!

What's New in Version 2.1

MacBook Pro Retina support.
Many visual enhancements.
Fix for compatibility with SnowLeopard.

Screenshot

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Customer Reviews

For FREE, it is an excellent value!

Just got through with my first full game. The graphics and the physics are very good! No help, and no score keeping, but it’s 8 Ball. The table tells it all. In 8 Ball, the player to get the first ball in determines stripes or solids. If you drop a striped ball, you are stripes. If you drop a solid ball, you are solids. If the computer drops one first, whatever he got, you are the opposite. On your turn, you must hit one of your balls first, but you can choose any ball to get in the pocket. Once all your balls are cleared, you must then make the 8 ball. You’ll have to call your pocket for the 8 ball.

A lot of people in different regions play 8 Ball a little differently, but the differences are usually minor rule changes. For that reason, my short appraisal may have missed a rule or two. But all in all, it plays well.

Use your right mouse button held down to adjust your aim. Aim can be fine tuned by the clockwise and counter-clockwise arrow buttons. Adjust the power with the meter on both the left and right. Shoot by pressing the Shoot button. Enjoy!

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Okay, so my first thought was "this game is awesome!" Alright, something else. I don't know much about pool, but I know enough to know that the game is cheating a little. How do i know? well, i know that if you get the black ball into a pocket before all the other balls are in the pockets, you lose. But the computer got the black ball in the pocket and at least 5 balls were remaining, yet the computer won. (The computer's name is player 2, so that's what we'll call it) Another thing. I know that if you shoot a ball into a pocket, you get an extra turn well it seems as if every time i get a ball in a pocket, I don't get another turn. Yet when player 2 gets a ball into a pocket, it gets at least 3 extra turns. i don't get it. Would I recommend this game? Maybe. Is this game fun and addictive, besides all the cheating? Absoloutly. Am i going to keep this game? Yes, or at least until the cheating gets annoying. Thanks for reading my review. (Oh, one last thing: I wish there was a "help" button to this game, because i had to look up how to play pool on the internet in order to win the game.)

Awsome Pool game!

This game plays very realistic. I don't know what game one of the other reviewers was playing when they said the "AI" (computer) cheats by takeing extra turns and not giving them the correct number of shots? I think they don't know how to play pool because this game was spot-on! When I played, I broke and didn't get balls in, so during the AI's turn they got a "solid" in and shot again but missed. They did not take any extra turns. Next during my turn, I shot at one of my "strips" and got it in, then shot again and missed. Then the AI shot but didn't have anything good to hit and missed, then it was my turn … etc. Both my shots and the AI's shots were VERY REALISTIC. And the ball banking, angling, rolling and striking were VERY REALISTIC. I have played "8-ball, last pocket" pool for a long, long time, and when I played this game - it made me feel just like I was in a pool hall playing a real game. Excellent!!!

Pool!
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 12.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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