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{{game infobox|title=Snowball|image=[[Image:Snowball.jpg]]|author=[[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and [[Ian Buxton]]|publisher=[[Level 9]]|released=1983|authsystem=[[A-code]]|platform=[[Spectrum]]|language=English|license=[[Commercial]]|color=TBD|graphics=none/Line Art|sound=TBD|cruelty=Tough}}
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{{game infobox|title=Snowball|image=[[Image:Snowball.jpg]]|author=[[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and [[Ian Buxton]]|publisher=[[Level 9]]|released=1983|authsystem=[[A-code]]|platform=[[Amstrad CPC]], [[Amstrad PCW]], [[BBC Micro]], [[Commodore 64]], [[MSX]], [[Spectrum]]|language=English|license=[[Commercial]] (Out of commerce)|color=TBD|graphics=none/Line Art|sound=No|cruelty=Tough}}
  
 
==How It Begins==
 
==How It Begins==
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==Versions==
 
==Versions==
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Game available on [[Spectrum]], [[Amstrad CPC]], [[BBC Micro]], [[Commodore 64]], [[Amstrad PCW]] and [[MSX]] systems.
 
===Spectrum version===
 
===Spectrum version===
* ''Snowball'' ([[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and [[Ian Buxton]], publisher: [[Level 9]]; 1983; [[Spectrum]], [[Amstrad CPC]], [[BBC Micro]], [[Commodore 64]], [[Amstrad PCW]] and [[MSX]]).
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* ''Snowball'' ([[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and [[Ian Buxton]], publisher: [[Level 9]]; 1983).
 
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===Amstrad PCW version===
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* Part of the trilogy [[Silicon Dreams]]. ''Snowball'' ([[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and [[Ian Buxton]], publisher: [[Rainbird]]; 1986).
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[[File:Snowball-PCW.png]]
  
 
==Notable Information==
 
==Notable Information==
 
* Prequel to [[Return to Eden]] by [[Nick Austin]], [[Chris Queen]] and [[Tim Noyce]].
 
* Prequel to [[Return to Eden]] by [[Nick Austin]], [[Chris Queen]] and [[Tim Noyce]].
 
* Prequel to [[The Worm in Paradise]] by [[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and artist [[James Horsler]].
 
* Prequel to [[The Worm in Paradise]] by [[Mike Austin]], [[Nick Austin]], [[Pete Austin]] and artist [[James Horsler]].
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* Starred by a female character, described in a very ambiguous way.
  
 
{{Silicon Dreams Trilogy}}
 
{{Silicon Dreams Trilogy}}
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* {{ifdb game|Snowball|6lgu6t1f65qrdf7o}}.
 
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* {{WoS game|Snowball|0006993}}.
 
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* [http://www.habisoft.com/pcwwiki/doku.php?id=es:juegos:silicon_dreams_trilogy Silicon Dreams on PCW] - at [[Habisoft]]
  
 
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Revision as of 20:01, 18 May 2019

ScienceFiction
Science
Fiction
Mystery
Mystery
Outer space
Outer space
Snowball
Snowball.jpg
Author(s) Mike Austin, Nick Austin, Pete Austin and Ian Buxton
Publisher(s) Level 9
Release date(s) 1983
Authoring system A-code
Platform(s) Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, Spectrum
Language(s) English
License(s) Commercial (Out of commerce)
Multimedia
Color effects TBD
Graphics none/Line Art
Sound/Music No
Ratings
Cruelty scale Tough

How It Begins

The massive starship, Snowball 9, is carrying 2 million hibernating colonists to Eden, fertile planet in the Eridani starsystem. The Snowball has been hijacked and is heading into the sun.

Notable Features

Claims to have over 7000 locations.

Versions

Game available on Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amstrad PCW and MSX systems.

Spectrum version

Amstrad PCW version

Snowball-PCW.png

Notable Information

Silicon Dreams Trilogy by Level 9

Snowball (1983)
Return to Eden (1984)
The Worm in Paradise (1985)


Links