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Description

Detroit puts you in the year 1908, and you are the President of an upstart car company. You will build and design cutting-edge automobiles, take care of finances and promote your products with marketing campaigns. Vintage car lovers will really enjoy the game, as it includes many classic car designs, all of which you can modify to your heart's content. As time goes by, new technologies will become available, and the industry will evolve with faster and safer cars. Competition, of course, will become tougher as your competitors catch up to your technological advantages. You must then think globally -- open new factories overseas, and think of how to segment your market with different car models that do not cannibalize each other's sales.

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Detroit DOS Testing
Detroit DOS Design
Detroit DOS Administration
Detroit DOS Beginning

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Alternate Titles

  • "Rüsselsheim" -- German Title

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Critic Reviews

PC Gamer DOS Jul, 1994 86 out of 100 86
The DOS Spirit DOS May 28, 2007 5 out of 6 83
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1994 81 out of 100 81
PC Joker DOS Jun, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Gambler DOS Jun, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Play Time DOS Jul, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Games Amiga Sep, 1994 69 out of 100 69
High Score DOS Jul, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Score DOS Aug, 1994 40 out of 100 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Aug, 1994 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

German version

The German title is Rüsselsheim - this is the city where the popular German car manufacturer Opel has its headquarters.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1995 – #3 Best Simulation in 1994 (Readers' Vote)

Contributed to by Andrew Hartnett (2292) and Martin Smith (66812)