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California Games

DOS - 1988

Also released on: Amiga - Amstrad CPC - Apple II - Apple IIgs - Atari 2600 - Atari ST - Commodore 64 - Genesis - Lynx - MSX - SEGA Master System

Alt names Calgames, Jogos de Verão, Rad Games
Year 1988
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Sports
Theme Bike / Bicycling, Olympiad, Skateboarding, Surfing, Tricks / Stunts
Publisher Epyx, Inc.
Developer Epyx, Inc.
Perspectives 2D scrolling, Side view, Fixed / Flip-screen
Dosbox support Playable on 0.73 (works best on 0.63)
4.39 / 5 - 57 votes

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Manual available

Description of California Games

Epyx' breakthrough game is one of the most fun and timeless games ever made. Everything a sports fan could ever want is here: refreshingly unique concept, outstanding graphics, intuitive interface, and amazing variety of moves, tricks, and secrets to discover.

Sports include Half Pipe, Surfing, Foot bag, Skating, BMX, and Flying Disk. Playing California Games is enough to make even the most jaded couch potato want to put on a pair of rollerblades and hit the beach-- it is that good :)

Simply one of the most addictive games ever made. Surf's up!

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

larry 2022-07-03 1 point

after so many years of dedication, gamers of all ages, deserve to experience this game for free.

Mr Vampire 2019-02-05 3 points Commodore 64 version

Before the X-Games was a thing in the real world we had California Games on the C64.

Marta Sanchez 2018-02-25 1 point

same problem that @spock@...It loads but I cannot type my name or move past this screen.

Spock 2017-11-23 -1 point DOS version

How do I enter my name? It loads but I cannot type my name or move past this screen.

Someone 2017-07-04 1 point Amiga version

I prefer the Amiga-Version of most Games if it's made before 1992. ;)

Pelger 2016-12-04 3 points DOS version

if you have "not enough memory" problems, try using the "loadfix" command.
loadfix calgames.exe

Wylie 2016-03-11 -3 points

"Not enough RAM"?!
Anyone know how to fix this?

fdisk 2015-11-10 -2 points

muli-language manual:
EDIT: Thx fdisk !

nealo 2014-01-13 -1 point DOS version

Love this game

Cela 2011-11-12 0 point DOS version

Como eu instalo ?

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Game Extras and Resources

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ManualEnglish version 13 MB (DOS)

Other Releases

California Games was also released on the following systems:


Amstrad CPC

Apple II

Apple IIgs

Atari 2600

Atari ST

Commodore 64




SEGA Master System

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