Rack 'Em

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Rack 'Em Cover.jpg
Cover art of Rack 'Em
Developer(s) Artech Digital Entertainments, Inc.
Publisher(s) Accolade
Designer(s) Paul Butler[1]
Rick Banks[1]
Artist(s) Grant Campbell
Composer(s) Paul Butler
Platform(s) DOS
Commodore 64
Release 1988
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player

Rack 'Em is a two player cue-sports simulator developed by Artech Digital Entertainments, Inc. and published by Accolade. It was developed for DOS and Commodore 64 in 1988.

Five different game modes are selectable; Snooker, Pool, 8-ball, 9-ball and Bumper Pool (the latter having a built-in editor as well). As well as this there is a trick shot mode allowing the player to save their shots onto disk.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b http://uk.gamespot.com/c64/puzzle/rackem/tech_info.html
  2. ^ Shannon, L.R. (22 November 1988). "Games That Mean Business". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  3. ^ Oldenberg, Don (12 December 1988). "Playing the Sporting Life; From Billiards to Darts to Auto Racing, Games for Armchair Athletes". Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  4. ^ Brown, Lonnie (3 December 1988). "Billiards game gets better with playtime". The Ledger. Retrieved 2009-08-19. [dead link]