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TT Racer (Amstrad CPC)

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Description

TT Racer is a motorcycle game motor cycle racing simulation.

This game is all about racing bikes around grand prix circuits. There are twelve circuits to choose from and each can be tackled on a variety of class of bike and difficulty settings. Races can be a full season, in which case the game will take the player through all tracks in the correct order, or a single race in which case the player(s) select the track they want. Each race consists of up to 15 other bikes and as this is a simulation, pit stops for refuelling and tyre changing is catered for as well.

Features
  • Twelve circuits : Jarama, Monza, Nürburgring, Salzburgring, Rijeka, Assen, Spa Francorchamps, Paul Ricard, Silverstone, Anderstorp, Misano, and Hockenheim
  • Four classes of bike : 80cc, 125cc, 250cc and 500cc
  • Four types of competition : Club, National, European, Grand Prix
    This sets the level of difficulty and the speed of the computer controlled riders.
  • Seven race lengths : 1 lap, 3, 5, 10, 50 or 99 laps or the full GP distance
  • Instruments can be enabled or disabled
  • Gears can be automatic or manual
  • The game documentation claims that it is possible to race against as many as seven friends 'with networking', though this may be platform dependent.
  • Race against other players : on the Amstrad this is a one or two player game, on the Spectrum the game documentation claims that the player can race against up to seven friends on a network.

Screenshots

TT Racer Amstrad CPC The yellow box is the grandstand and indicated the end of the lap.
TT Racer Amstrad CPC MoBY made it on to the leader boars with a fast time in the 125 cc class.
If the player chooses to race again they are taken to the race set up screen
TT Racer Amstrad CPC Banking ready to take a right hand corner
TT Racer Amstrad CPC Approaching a left hand bend. This is all the warning that is given. All tracks look as flat as this

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Awards

  • Your Computer
    • 1986 - Simulation of the Year

piltdown_man (68032) added TT Racer (Amstrad CPC) on Mar 12, 2011
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