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Chequered Flag (ZX Spectrum)

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Three different cars are on offer in this early racing game – The McFaster Special, The Psion Pegasus and the Ferretti Turbo. There are ten racetracks, including classics such as Silverstone, Monaco and Monza. There are no computerised opponents in the game, but the tracks are full of hazards such as lakes, glass hazards and oil slicks, as well as the danger of crashing, or over-revving your engine. The controls include two keys for steering in each direction, with one steering the car more rapidly, in an attempt to recreate analogue control on digital equipment. The ultimate challenge is to beat the lap record for each track.

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Chequered Flag ZX Spectrum Car selection
Chequered Flag ZX Spectrum Crash!
Chequered Flag ZX Spectrum Post-mortem
Chequered Flag ZX Spectrum Loading Screen.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Bandera A Cuadros" -- Spanish Title

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Crash! Apr, 1984 71 out of 100 71
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 11, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Gamestyle Jan 31, 2009 5 out of 10 50

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Martin Smith (62888) added Chequered Flag (ZX Spectrum) on Jan 03, 2005