Backyard Football (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Infogrames - 1999 USA, Canada Release

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Backyard Football
Packaging cover Backyard Football.
Product ID 25247-01680
Product UPC 825247016801
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Packaging Retail Box
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1999
Publisher(s) Infogrames
Category(s) Entertainment, Sports, Football
Recommended age(s) 5-10
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The roar of the crowd. The cool autumn air. The mud on your jersey. It's Backyard Football! Junior Sports, the #1 selling sports CD-ROM series for kids, teams up with the NFL's Quarterback Club to bring you a unique gaming experience where the "real" Pro Players take the field... as kids! Now, you'll get a chance to play against your favorite sports stars. Pick from Steve Young, Barry Sanders, John Elway and your favorites from the Backyard Bunch. Then choose your team, logos, colors and strategy. You direct the action as you run, pass, tackle and kick in a suspenseful backyard football game. Join announcers Sunny Day and Chuck Downfield for some of the wildest football ever!


  • Players can choose from all 31 NFL team names and logos.
  • Kid versions of some of the NFL's top players join the Backyard Bunch.
  • Custom NFL trading cards inside, created by Pacific Trading Cards.
  • Five-on-Five football with instant replay and wild touchdown dances.
  • Guide your team through a 14-game season and to the Super Colossal Cereal Bowl!
  • Simple point-and-click controls.
  • Multiplayer head-to-head capability using your keyboard or a gamepad.
  • Junior Sports Network compatibility allows one-on-one, real-time games on Windows based systems.
  • Create your own Backyard Kid with the "Create-A-Player".
  • Track game, season and lifetime statistics.
  • Create your own Backyard Kid. Specify your kids appearance, number and ability.
  • Choose a name, mascot, and even your team colors.
  • You direct the action. Run, kick and pass the ball!
  • Choose from six different fields and a variety of weather conditions.

It's Junior Sports for kids 5-10.
Interactive Junior Sports games give kids a new way to enjoy the fun and laughter of the active backyard contests that create so many happy childhood memories. Sports enthusiasts from the neighborhood are always ready to show off their quirky personalities and off-beat antics in a delightful backyard game. The Junior Sports series provides all of the action and excitement of adult sports games, while easy-to-use controls allow even the littlest athletes to compete in the best of the backyard leagues. The excitement and suspense of healthy athletic competition comes to life in the first series of interactive sports games featuring and designed for kids.

System Requirements

PC Windows 95
Required CPU Pentium 90
Required RAM 16MB
Required CD Speed 4X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA
DirectX 5.0 Compatible
PC Windows 98
Required CPU Pentium 166
Required RAM 32MB
Required CD Speed 4X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA
DirectX 5.0 Compatible
Mac System 7.5.3
Required CPU PowerPC
Required RAM 32MB
Required CD Speed 4X

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Backyard Football. Retail Box back Backyard Football.



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