Posts Tagged ‘cherry pop games’

Have You Played… Pool Nation?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Pool Nation is my favourite felt-top ball-bothering game since I spent a summer with Jimmy White’s Whirlwind Snooker back in my Amiga days. This weekend, it’s free to play on Steam and can be purchased during that time for £1.04 thanks to an 85% discount. If you enjoy pool and your answer to the question in the headline is ‘no’, this is the perfect time to take a look.

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Wot I Think: Pool Nation

When Pool Nation appeared on Steam a few weeks ago, I was keen to try it but haven’t had time until the week just gone. I’d heard good things from friends who’d played on previous generation consoles, and I’ve been a fan of chalking my cue since developing an unexpected obsession with Jimmy White’s Whirlwind Snooker back in the days before I was old enough to squander my fifty pence coins at a table in the local boozer. I didn’t expect to find myself playing the career mode in the small hours of the morning, or to care about perfecting my jump shot, but that’s precisely what happened. Here’s wot I think.

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