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Detroit (DOS)

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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 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
PC Gamer UK Jun, 1994 73 out of 100 73
High Score Jul, 1994 3 out of 5 60
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Jul, 1994 52 out of 100 52
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1994 48 out of 100 48
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1994 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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German version

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


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

Andrew Hartnett (2218) added Detroit (DOS) on Nov 29, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63054)