Miniature Golf, as all kinds of Pool, is essentially a geometry game. As such, it lends itself well to the computer game medium, as the way from cause to effect is a clear mathematical derivation. On the other hand, the issue lies with the computer-controlled players. Due to the very same nature of all possible actions being calculable, they could play perfectly, which of course wouldn't be a whole lot of fun to compete against. Though Miniature Golf, unlike Pool, can also be enjoyed without any opponent…
Dear Readers, welcome to our live coverage of Winter Games! The organisers could not have chosen a better day for the event: Look at that Čerenkov blue sky, ever so slightly marred by small cloudy squares of brilliant white! The sight is even clear enough to catch a glimpse of the far away Purple Peaks.
Just now a runner enters the stadium with the Olympic torch and climbs the steps up to light the fire. But what‘s that? His skin is blue with cold! Has nobody told that poor man that a sleeveless shirt might be a little bit too much on the cool side? Now the Epyx-fire blazes up and the white doves are set free. Endless swarms of them fly over the crowds in this grandest of opening ceremonies.
Children love to swing. The dizzy feeling is especially fun when the world starts spinning. A feeling that today's big kids also know. But with their high-tech toys in the form of virtual reality goggles, this motion sickness is perceived as rather disturbing. At least the professionals in the circus tent on their high trapeze swings may not be scared of heights in order to bring the fascination to the audience without accidents. In any case, in the perfect computer game world, the player is one hundred percent protected against a fall, without having to expose himself to the danger of the real experience itself.