Who’s up for some Jeopardy? A Question of Sport for the Commodore 64 is a ‘Quiz Show’ sort of game from Elite systems. The game offers both one-player and two-player modes. In the beginning you can choose your field of specialty from various different sports. Then there are five different question sets which you have to choose one from them. Each team consists of three players: you and two other team-mates you have to select from 12 different personalities with their own specialties. Selecting team-mates is done by clicking on their faces.
A Question of Sport for the Commodore 64 has six rounds in this order:
1 – Picture board round #1: You have to choose a picture cell from a set of 12. Clicking on the cell reveals the question it is about. Only half of the picture board is completed in this round.
2 – Mystery personality round: Which contains questions about various sport celebrities.
3 – Home & away round: At this round you are given the choice to choose a question about ‘Home’ or ‘Away’. An ‘Away’ question is two points while a ‘Home’ question is only one point.
4 – What happened next?: This round is the most interesting of them all. It’s about various famous unexpected events in the world of sports. Most of them are quite funny too.
5 – Quickfire round: In this round you have to try to answer as many questions as you can in one minute. Each wrong answer gives a bonus point to other team.
6 – Picture board round #2: Back to picture board to choose the rest of the questions.
In all rounds except round five you only have 30 seconds to answer each question. If your answer is wrong, the opponent will be given a chance to answer it. The one player game is very similar to the two-player game except that in the one player game the computer makes the decisions in choosing team-mates and questions, but still a player needs to choose the answers.
A Question of Sport for the Commodore 64 is a game that may appeal to you more than normal sport games. It all depends on your taste. Its certainly is a nice idea good change from ‘play-the-game-yourself’ sport games. If you want to find out how much you know about the various sporting events, give A Question of Sport for the Commodore 64 a try.