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Description

In the sequel to Test Drive, you can play against the time or the computer. Choose between a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959, and take on your opponent, who is in the other car. There is also traffic to avoid.

Each stage has a different setting, including forests and mountains, with a wide range of hazards to dodge. The game is designed to allow for scenario disks. To finish a stage, you must stop at the gas station by yourself, which allows you to refuel.

Screenshots

The Duel: Test Drive II DOS Another way to miss the gas station (EGA)
The Duel: Test Drive II SNES Options menu
The Duel: Test Drive II Amiga Credits
The Duel: Test Drive II Amiga Next race.

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Alternate Titles

  • "试验驾驶2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Test Drive 2" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

A rare example of a good sequel DOS 5u3 (197)
Not a good game! But still better than it's prequel! DOS Jim Fun (222)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Jul, 1989 85 out of 100 85
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1992 83 out of 100 83
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jun, 1989 82 out of 100 82
The One DOS Jun, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The One Amiga Jun, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jul, 1989 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Jun, 1992 7 out of 12 58
Play Time Genesis Jun, 1992 49 out of 100 49
Power Play Genesis Jun, 1992 47 out of 100 47
Sega-16.com Genesis Apr 08, 2010 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Commodore 64 version

The Commodore 64 version has a better frame rate when played on a Commodore 128, because it switches the processor to 2 MHz mode while the TV's or monitor's electron beam is off-screen. (The VIC chip can't handle a 2 MHz clock frequency, so it would show garbage on the screen.)

Version differences

In the DOS version there are only two cars available; a Ferrari F40 and a Porsche 959. The SNES and Genesis versions also include a Lamborghini Diablo.

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