Bain: Retro computer baseball game review: Earl Weaver Baseball II

From SABR member Derek Bain at Baseball Analytics on May 23, 2020:

Earl Weaver Baseball II augmented numerous elements that were pioneered in the original masterwork. Although the sequel suffered from several flaws, I found myself compelled to tinker with the copious options with the main program and the Commissioners Disk II utility. Spending time with the abundant editing modules gave me a newfound appreciation for the amount of effort that went into the creation of this series.

The Earl Weaver Baseball II: Commemorative Edition, released a few months after the main EWB II game, included the 256-color VGA edition of the game along with the Commissioner’s Disk II, MLBPA Player Stats and Manager Profiles and a copy of the book “Weaver on Strategy”.

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Originally published: May 26, 2020. Last Updated: May 26, 2020.