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Al Unser, Jr. Arcade Racing

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Windows
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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Box - Windows (Germany):
    Aufregender get es einfach nicht – Beim Arkade Rennen wird Adrenalin in Ihre Adern gepumpt!

    Gasgeben macht Spaß, wenn der legendäre Indianapolis 500 Gewinner Al Unser Jr Sie auf die haarsträubend aufregendste Fahrt Ihres Lebens vorbereitet.

    Erleben Sie bei Geschwindigkeiten von über 300 km/h, turbogetrieben, Rad an Rad, das prickelnd aufregende Gefühl dabei zu sein. Fahren Sie Ihr Rennen auf 4 verschiedene Arten: allein, gegen die Uhr oder gegen 10 der geschicktesten Rennfahrer. Das ist ein ganz neues Fahrgefühl!

    Geschwindigkeit, Atmosphäre und der atemberaubende Klang der Indy Rennen, alles das bietet Ihnen das Al Unser Jr Arkade Rennen auf Ihrem Weg zu Ruhm und Ansehen.

    Eine Herausforderung, Spaß und einfach packend – es gibt nicht Vergleichbares, wenn es um spannungsgeladenen Nervenkitzel geht.

    ATEMBERAUBENDE PROGRAMM-FEATURES:
    • 10 Indy Rennfahrer, die gegeneinander unter Ihrer Kontrolle auf Sieg fahren

    • 15 verschiedene Rennstrecken von einfachen bis zu den kompliziertesten, die Ihnen alles abverlangen

    • Wählen Sie aus 3 Schwierigkeitsgraden

    • Wählen Sie aus 4 turbogetriebenen Rennarten: Training, Wettkampf, Arkade und Duell.

    • Erleben Sie alles aus dem von Ihnen selbst bestimmten Blickwinkel – aus Ihrer Sicht oder aus der eines Betrachters.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110822) on May 18, 2011.

Back of Jewel Case - SoftKey release - Win (United States):
    Strap yourself in for the ride of your life ‘cause this is no Sunday drive in the country! First circle the track alone, and feel out your car. Then blast into Championship Mode where you’re suddenly up against 10 of the most cunning drivers around. Hear your tires screech as you lap them around 15 different courses at raging speeds. Prepare for the most exhilarating, white-knuckle ride of your life!

    Features:
    • Race in three turbo-powered modes: Practice, Timed, and Championship
    • Includes 15 challenging courses
    • Choose from three speed levels: Beginner, Normal or Hard
    • Race against 10 other tough lndy-style racers.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110822) on May 18, 2011.

Back of Jewel Case - Windows/Windows 3.x (United States):

    GET READY FOR THE RIDE OF YOUR LIFE!

    Feel the need for exhilarating speed? With two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser, Jr. at the wheel, you’re in for the white-knuckle ride of your life. Circle the track alone. Feel out your car. Then, blast into Championship Mode, where you’re suddenly up against 10 of the most cunning drivers around. A fever of pressure mounts as they instinctively respond to your car’s every move. Hear your tires screech as you lap them around 15 different courses at raging speeds. Prepare to pump some adrenalin because arcade racing doesn’t get any more thrilling than this.

    Ready? Strap yourself in. This is no Sunday drive in the country.

    • Race in three turbo-powered modes: Practice, Timed, and Championship.
    • Test your skills on 15 of the most challenging courses ever created.
    • Challenge your wits against 10 other tough lndy-style racers.
    • Choose from 3 levels of difficulty.

    Available in Windows 85 version only:
    NETWORK PLAY
    1-4 players, multiple copies required

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110822) on May 18, 2011.

Press Release:

    Mindscape Releases Al Unser, Jr. Arcade Racing for Windows 95 and Macintosh

    15 Challenging Tracks Are No Sunday Drive in the Park



    Novato, CA - September 7, 1995
    Feel the need for exhilarating speed? Get ready for the ride of your life, as you join two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. to take on fifteen of the toughest auto race courses ever created in Al Unser Jr. Arcade Racing, a new CD-ROM release from Mindscape, Inc. This challenging program makes extensive use of Microsoft Windows 95 multimedia capabilities to present a white-knuckle three-dimensional racing adventure, complete with music and real-life sound effects. Al Unser Jr. Arcade Racing is available on Windows 95, Windows 3.1, and Macintosh CD-ROM for an estimated street price of $40.00.



    "Al Unser Jr. Arcade Racing was designed to fully exploit the multimedia power of Windows 95 and its games software development kit," said Bob Lloyd, CEO of Mindscape, Inc. "We think it's the most exciting arcade-style racing ever developed for the PC." "I really love this game because it captures the feel of racing," said Al Unser Jr. "It takes practice and nerve to play the game well, just like actual racing."



    Take it to the Limit with Four Race Modes
    The adventure begins in Training Mode, where users have an opportunity to circle the track alone, and get a feel for their turbo-charged car. After the warm-up, switch into Duel Mode to take on a friend in head-to-head gameplay via a network hookup. Or choose Competition Mode, and blast into a race against ten skilled professional drivers who respond swiftly to each movement of your car. With 32-bit architecture and high speed graphics performance, Al Unser, Jr. Arcade Racing pushes interactive racing to new limits.



    System Requirements

    PC
    WINDOWS 95 and Windows 3.1
    IBM PC or compatible
    486 DX2, 66 or higher
    8 MB RAM or greater
    20 MB free hard disk space
    Windows 95
    Windows-compatible sound card
    Windows-compatible mouse
    CD-ROM drive
    SVGA 640x480, 256 colors



    Macintosh
    POWER MAC CD-ROM
    Power Mac with double speed CD-ROM drive
    System 7.5 or higher
    4.5 MB RAM free
    10 MB hard disk space
    13 inch Macintosh color monitor



    Contributed by skl (1140) on Feb 25, 2004.

Advertisement in PC Gamer, September 1995:

    DON'T BLINK

    Jr.'s coming



    You've got the need for speed and we won't hold you back. Al Unser, Jr. Arcade Racing is fast to learn and fast to play. Forget the frustration of picky little power train and suspension adjustments, just pump in, buckle up and punch it - just like the arcade racing games.

    Available for Macintosh and new Windows '95, where you'll experience lightning-fast gameplay. Al Unser, Jr. Arcade Racing will leave all other racing games in your rearview mirror. So strap yourself in and get ready for the ride of your life!

    Contributed by Belboz (6553) on Nov 10, 2001.