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Winter Games

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
Winter_Games.img_.sit (1.59 MB)
MD5: 22c069d9af677ca140ef35c0ab41b16e
For System 1 - 5
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (235.86 KB)
MD5: 3a2f1effbc0a316e82d9a84ef0a74c36
For System 1 - 5
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
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A completely realistic winter wonderland featuring six action-packed events; Bobsled, Ski Jump, Figure Skating, Free-Style Skating, Hot Dog Aerials and the Biathlon.

Probably this game runs only with the Mac Emulator "Gemulator 2000" or with a real Mac Classic. It may also run under certain configurations of M.E.S.S.

A manual is included, the game is not Mac OS 7 compatible.

May 8, 2020 UPDATE: Added a zipped 400K DSK image that has the correct System and Finder to be bootable on Macs that support this game, such as the Macintosh 512K (64K ROMs are ok). I assembled this DSK image primarily using content from an original disk I purchased back in 1985, but I also used the main application file and Biathlon file from the 1.59MB IMG that was uploaded back in 2009. Biathlon was damaged on my disk, and the app on the 1.59 IMG is required to avoid an "unauthorized" error dialog. This DSK image works fine when booted from a FloppyEMU. You can also use Copy II Mac 7.0 to make a Sector copy of the DSK image from your FloppyEMU to a real 400K floppy. The only thing that doesn't yet work is Mini vMac compatibility. It freezes at the main splash screen.

September 27th 2020 UPDATE: Winter Games works on Mini vMac 37 alpha (version 200926 or later).

Architecture: 68k

Works with FloppyEMU or a real 400K disk, and Mini vMac (37 alpha 200926 or later).


zydeco's picture
by zydeco - 2020, September 13 - 11:47am

I played this game on a classic with 4MB RAM, but it didn’t work with system 6 or 7, it had to boot from its own disk.

dr.zeissler's picture
by dr.zeissler - 2020, August 6 - 7:10pm

is there a patch for system6 on LC...would love to play it.

gijsmans's picture
by gijsmans - 2020, July 4 - 11:55am

Winter Games.dsk runs great using FloppyEmu on an upgraded 128K and a 1987 SE.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2017, January 10 - 11:28am

Is a boot disk included with the game?

Ovi's picture
by Ovi - 2017, January 10 - 8:43am

Oh so that's a shame.

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2017, January 10 - 2:04am

@Ovi: It may be a case of OS 6.0.8 being "too new" for this game from 1985. Some very early Mac games didn't survive running on newer OS's or newer Mac models.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2017, January 9 - 7:21pm

So, unfortunately, the game stops after launch. I have a real Macintosh Classic 4 megabytes of RAM and OS 6.0.8

Don't think, but probably...

too much

MB of RAM, in case a game expects to find a smaller amount of.

Ovi's picture
by Ovi - 2017, January 9 - 10:55am

So, unfortunately, the game stops after launch. I have a real Macintosh Classic 4 megabytes of RAM and OS 6.0.8

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2014, May 8 - 6:37pm

German triathlon:
From home, walk to the public swimming pool,
ride a bicycle homeward.

X68K's picture
by X68K - 2011, May 15 - 10:10pm

I updated the entry with my findings. It does run under M.e.s.s. ( at least in the older version I tried, when copied to a smaller floppy disk. And I used system 3.0 )

MCP's picture
by MCP - 2011, May 14 - 10:22am

Try earlier OS versions, I guess. It's from 1985.

Temporary Joe's picture
by Temporary Joe - 2011, May 13 - 8:51pm

Nope, I can't get it to run either. I hear the sound pop, but that's about it.

bolle's picture
by bolle - 2009, September 18 - 10:04am

I got problems running the game. I can't get past the opening screen. I get the same result with different versions of system 6. Any suggestions?