Download Color Lines

More than 13000 old games to download for free!

Color Lines

DOS - 1992

Year
1992
Platform
DOS
Released in
Russia
Genre
Strategy
Theme
Puzzle-Solving
Publisher
Gamos Ltd.
Developer
Gamos Ltd.
Dosbox support
Fully supported on 0.65
4.31 / 5 - 32 votes

Description of Color Lines

One of the most addictive time wasters I’ve ever come across, GAMOS’ Color Lines is a wonderful puzzle game that, similar to Tetris, is very easy to learn but hard to master.

The idea, as described on the official site, goes as follows: “game field is a square divided into 9x9 cells on which balls of different colors appear every once in a while. Your goal is to reach the maximum score and to capture the Main prize - the Golden Crown of the Champion. Points are given every time you manage to remove some balls from the field. Only horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines consisting of 5 and more balls of the same color can be removed from the game field. You can create such lines by moving the balls around the field. A ball can move along vertical and horizontal (but not diagonal!) lines if no other balls stay between its initial and destination cells. Jumps over other balls are not allowed. In one move you can transfer only one ball regardless to the length of its path. After your turn, three more balls are dropped onto the field (their colors and location are random). Thus, every next move is going to be more and more difficult for you! But if the result of your move has made a line disappear, the next portion of balls will not appear immediately.” Sounds simple, right? This cross between Othello and Tetris is maddeningly addictive—and the best thing is, you don’t need good reflexes to master it, unlike “pseud action” games like Tetris. Try it out—you will be pleasantly surprised by one of the best puzzle games ever made, and a wonderful way to waste time at the office ;) Two thumbs up, way up!

Review By HOTUD

Captures and Snapshots

Comments and reviews

BaldyOldFart 2014-01-20 -1 point DOS version

@Doggy131992 - Click the "How to play" link, or the "If you have any trouble to run Color Lines, click here before posting a comment." link to discover:
1) THESE ARE NOT WINDOZE GAMES!
2) YOU NEED TO USE DOSBOX or similar EMULATOR TO PLAY THESE GAMES.

Doggy131992 2014-01-13 0 point DOS version

They are not working on windows 7 help...

eduard 2011-02-28 0 point DOS version

kaluga

Write a comment

Share your gamer memories, help others to run the game or comment anything you'd like. If you have trouble to run Color Lines, read the abandonware guide first!

 

Download Color Lines

We may have multiple downloads for few games when different versions are available. Also, we try to upload manuals and extra documentations when possible. If the manual is missing and you own the original manual, please contact us!

Just one click to download at full speed!

DOS version

Similar games

Fellow retro gamers also downloaded these games:

Daleks abandonware
DOS, Mac1985
Color Buster abandonware
DOS1992
7 Colors abandonware
DOS, Amiga1991

Terms About Contact Link to us FAQ Useful links Contribute Taking screenshots How to play

MyAbandonware utopiaweb