Car and Driver (DOS)

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Test drive ten of the best cars on ten varying tracks, from Monterey Raceway to a mall parking lot. Game setup is in the format of the Car & Driver magazine. Race solo or against multiple cars, computer-controlled or via modem. As with most racing games, includes replay with various camera angles.


Car and Driver DOS 1966 Shelby Cobra
Car and Driver DOS Track info screen
Car and Driver DOS Monterey - approaching an arch
Car and Driver DOS Monterey - bumpy curves ahead

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Not a racing game Daniel Saner (2595) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars
Monumental James Mills (2) unrated
One to avoid. Steve Hall (322) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Oct, 1993 9 out of 10 90
PC Format (UK) Dec, 1994 86 out of 100 86
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1992 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1992 10 out of 12 83
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1993 81 out of 100 81
PC Joker Oct, 1992 70 out of 100 70
Power Play Dec, 1992 68 out of 100 68
Game Players Mar, 1993 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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There are advertisement boards on some of the tracks (like Arkansas Route 7, near the starting line) reading "Blue Sky Productions" which was one of the companies later forming Looking Glass.


In the "Monterey" screenshot, you can see a banner for "EASN" -- Electronic Arts' original acronym for their sports titles ("Electronic Arts Sports Network"). However, the cable sports network ESPN thought it was too similar to their trademark, so they threatened to sue if EA didn't change their name. EA changed "EASN" to "EA Sports".

Information also contributed by Daniel Saner and Trixter

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Andy Voss (1631) added Car and Driver (DOS) on Nov 07, 1999