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    Game » consists of 12 releases. Released 1986

    A Darts game that was developed by Binary Design and published under different names(180, Pub Darts, World Darts) for various platforms.

    Short summary describing this game.

    180 last edited by fiye on 03/17/21 06:43AM View full history


    180 is a Darts game that was developed by Binary Design and published in the UK by M.A.D.(a subsidiary of Mastertronic) for the 8-bit platforms Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX and ZX Spectrum. In the USA this game was published for the Commodore 64 by Entertainment USA(also a subsidiary of Mastertronic) under the name Pub Darts.

    Based on the 8-bit Binary Design release Zippo Games developed in 1988 an Arcade version named World Darts for Mastertronic's "Arcadia Super Select System". The Arcadia multiplay coin-ops, which are based on the Amiga 500 , came in two formats, Sports Simulation & Arcade Action, and contained 5 games each. Reportedly there was a 10 game machine that combined the two formats also.

    The 16-bit versions for Amiga, Atari ST and PC followed in 1988, also named World Darts, and were published directly by Mastertronic.


    In 180 players compete is a simulation of real world darts. Players compete to reach 501 points over the course of a best of three set. The game can be played either single player against a random computer opponent or against another human player.

    When playing the game a hand cursor will travel across the screen in a random way and the player must hit the button to throw the dart.

    Computer Opponents

    When playing Championship Knockout mode against a computer controller opponent, a random opponent will be chosen. Each character has their own personality and style.


    Sinclair User12/198687ZX Spectrum5 out of 5100
    Graham TaylorEnglish
    Your Sinclair01/198747ZX Spectrum9 out of 1090
    C+VG (Computer + Video Games)04/198736C648.8 out of 1088ChrisEnglish
    Amtix01/1987129Amstrad CPC85 out of 10085
    Commodore User12/198641C648 out of 1080
    Ferdy HamiltonEnglish
    Your Computer12/198648Various4 out of 580
    Daniel McGrathEnglish
    Crash12/198636ZX Spectrum72 out of 10072
    Zzap12/1986163C6470 out of 10070
    Your Commodore01/198742C647 out of 1070
    Commodore User08/198850,51Amiga7 out of 1070
    Gary WhittaEnglish
    ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)03/199048PC675 out of 100068
    Laurence ScotfrordEnglish
    ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)01/198735C646.7 out of 1067
    Manfred KleimannGerman
    Micro Hobby01/198720,21ZX Spectrum6.7 out of 1067
    Amstrad Action02/198763Amstrad CPC67 out of 10067
    CB, BWEnglish
    Tilt10/198867Amiga13 out of 2065
    ST Action09/198870Atari ST57 out of 10057
    SM, JSEnglish
    The Games Machine09/198872Atari ST57 out of 10057
    The Games Machine08/198858Amiga55 out of 10055
    Happy Computer Sonderheft 17198796C6444 out of 10044
    Gregor Neuman, Heinrich LenhardtGerman
    Generation 410/198852Amiga35 out of 10035
    Zzap10/198886Amiga31 out of 10031
    Gordon Houghton, Maff EvansEnglish
    Popular Computing Weekly10/30/198633ZX Spectrum--
    ZX Computing02/198739ZX SpectrumGroan-
    ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)11/198783Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum---English

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