& Reviewed by Neil Collins
Yet another joystick-bashing sports game by
Zeppelin. It's one of those games where you have to
waggle your joystick like mad until your arms feel like
they are going to fall off...
The aim of Para Academy is
to pass various tests in order to make the grade, which
will turn your cadet into a fully fledged paratrooper.
The events include: sprinting, swimming, weightlifting
and shooting, plus a few others. The graphics are very
good, and the game play is quite a challenge. You need
to complete all the events twice in order to win the
The game is complete!
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I used a cheat that stopped the clock.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once the final tug-of-war battle is won, the game is
beaten. A page of text appears, which is a message from
the programmer David Mowbray. It's a strange message
that recommends you read some Terry Pratchett books?!?
You then get to enter your name into the high score
table, which shows your final military ranking.