Moonshine Racers (Amiga)

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Ike and Billy Joe are running illegal booze around the US, and you must take control of their vehicle and make sure they complete each part of their journey. The action is viewed from above and behind the car, in a similar manner to the OutRun and Lotus games.

Gameplay is a sort of reverse Chase H.Q., as you aim to flee Sheriff Sam's staff, without destroying your car or running out of time. As well as typical car upgrades, between stages you can also buy maps, which will help you plan your route.

The game's atmosphere includes banjo-based background music and CB radio sounds, for that authentic Midwest feel.


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The One Apr, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Amiga Format Apr, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Raze May, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Play Time May, 1991 75 out of 100 75
CU Amiga May, 1991 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1991 6.67 out of 12 56
Datormagazin May, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Power Play Jul, 1991 51 out of 100 51
Amiga Power May, 1991 40 out of 100 40
Amiga Power Jun, 1991 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 17


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In 1990, the producers of the film Driving Miss Daisy were approached by an unnamed computer games company about the possibility of a licensed game. Apparently they regarded the half-finished product they saw as being second-rate, and the deal was cancelled. Considering this game's setting and lack of quality, this may well have been what they saw.
Martin Smith (66764) added Moonshine Racers (Amiga) on Oct 27, 2004
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