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Old 14 March 2008, 15:03   #1
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The Bad-games-with-good-covers tread.

Italian people say "mai giudicare un libro dalla copertina", in English it sounds like "never give an opinion about a book when you only have seen its cover"... well, there are many games too with nice covers but poor gameplay... I.e. I remember "Soldier 2000": a tricky cover with a not so beautiful but charming woman in futuristic assault suite (the charm is made by armor and scars) in a lone swamp. BTW, the game was very poor.

Here's the cover, thanks to Exotica
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I'm far from being an expert on the subject but that cover doesn't really strike me as 'good'!

I always thought the simplistic ROTR box-art was pretty ahead of it's time even though the game was utter bobbins.

For reference, the English is you can't judge a book by it's cover.
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I'm far from being an expert on the subject but that cover doesn't really strike me as 'good'!
Well, it's not so good maybe, but it's tricky, and the games was too poor for that cover
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Turbo Outrun, nice box http://hol.abime.net/1527/boxscan of bad game.
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Turbo Outrun, nice box http://hol.abime.net/1527/boxscan of bad game.
Really! I remember the Amiga version of Turbo Outrun was very bad. The C64 one was better!

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Really! I remember the Amiga version of Turbo Outrun were very bad. The C64 one was better!
That is what he said nice box poor game...
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For reference, the English is you can't judge a book by it's cover.
Thank you, I did not know. (I thinked "to judge" can be only used in juridical contexts!!!)

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Thank you, I did not know. (I thinked "to judge" can be only used in juridical contexts!!!)
You misjudged the situation.
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You misjudged the situation.
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