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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 Administration
Detroit DOS The End
Detroit DOS Now I am broke
Detroit DOS Design

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Alternate Titles

  • "Rüsselsheim" -- German Title

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Critic Reviews

Svenska Hemdatornytt Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
PC Gamer Jul, 1994 86 out of 100 86
The DOS Spirit May 28, 2007 5 out of 6 83
PC Joker Jun, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Play Time Jul, 1994 70 out of 100 70
High Score Jul, 1994 3 out of 5 60
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug 12, 1994 58 out of 100 58
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1994 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Score Aug, 1994 40 out of 100 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)

Andrew Hartnett (2177) added Detroit (DOS) on Nov 29, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (62888)