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Detroit

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MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
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3.1
DOS
66
3.5
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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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Alternate Titles

  • "Rüsselsheim" -- German Title

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The Press Says

Svenska Hemdatornytt DOS Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
PC Gamer DOS Jul, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Joystick (French) Amiga Oct, 1994 75 out of 100 75
PC Gamer UK DOS Jun, 1994 73 out of 100 73
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1994 69 out of 100 69
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jul, 1994 60 out of 100 60
High Score DOS Jul, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Power Play DOS Jul, 1994 52 out of 100 52
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jul, 1994 48 out of 100 48
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 (2254) and Martin Smith (63168)