Radar Rat Race (Commodore 64)

Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 Title screen


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Radar Rat Race takes the gameplay of Rally X and puts it into a rodent context. You control a rat, who must grab all the pieces of cheese in a maze, and flee from all the other rats. Once you reach a barrier in the maze, you are automatically rotated, but you can always manually change direction.

There are red ones who chase after you, and black ones who are activated when you get close to them - both types kill you on contact. When they are close, you can activate a Star Screen to block them off.

The Radar of the title is on the right of the screen, and shows you where each piece of cheese is, although the actual maze is not illuminated, so your next snack might be further away than you think.


Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 On the run, quite near to 2 pieces of cheese
Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 Level 2 start
Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 The star screen
Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 Level complete

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Alternate Titles

  • "Katz und Maus" -- German VIC-20 title
  • "Chasse au rat" -- Qu├ębec French title

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Tilt Jan, 1983 5 out of 6 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1984 7 out of 10 70


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Radar Rat Race was an unauthorised clone of Bally's Rally-X with different graphics. Commodore would later sign a licensing agreement with Bally to convert arcade games, but the license did not include Rally-X.
Martin Smith (62904) added Radar Rat Race (Commodore 64) on Aug 05, 2006
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