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Domark Ltd
Sport: Action
ZX Spectrum 128K
Multiple schemes (see individual downloads)

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Al Dykes, Steve Keen
Chris Bourne

Originally released by Domark two years ago RBI is, without a shadow of doubt, the best baseball sim available. Ok, maybe baseball isn't as popular over here as it is in America but then they don't understand cricket, do they?

RBI is beautiful to look at and just as beautiful to play. Baseball can be confusing so it's a good idea to have a rule book to hand but the concept of the game is relatively simple and once you get the hang of all the statistics and the jargon you'll really start to enjoy this game.

You can select any baseball team from across the USA and compete in single games or a world series against the computer or a human opponent. Two player mode is actually great fun. Once you've chosen your team you must then select your pitchers and the line up of the rest. The game is really simple enough, someone pitches the ball and another guy hits it, but as you scramble about for outfield balls and try to knock out the batsmen with expert throws this game becomes very absorbing.

Excellent graphics excellent gameplay mark RBI as a very worthy sports simulation. Well worth pitching for at this stingy Hit Squad price.

Steve I remember RBI when Domark first launched it two years ago. It really impressed me then but at this price it simply has to be bought, especially if you're a fan of baseball. Remember to get a rule book if you're not though.

This is a very high quality piece of software. There are several things happening on screen simultaneously, in separate boxes and it's a fast and clear. RBI has always been one of my favourite Sorts sims on the Spectrum and is simply unmissable at this price.