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Description

F1 is an Official Formula One Racing Game. There are two modes of play available: "Arcade", "Grand Prix". In both of these modes you complete a certain number of laps (4, 8, or 12) and select which circuit that you want to race on. The circuits include San Marino, France, Britain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Japan, and Australia. Some circuits are easy, while some are difficult.

There are slight differences between the two modes. For instance, "Arcade" allows you to select the circuit in any order that you like, whereas "Grand Prix" only allows you to fine-tune your car before starting a race. You also need to race a circuit in the order that they appear on the circuit selection screen, but you can skip a track if you want.

F1 is a 1-2 player game, meaning that if you have another player handy, you can compete against each other.

Screenshots

Formula One Atari ST Brazil course
Formula One SEGA Master System The arrows are trying to tell you to turn right
Formula One Game Gear British GP
Formula One Genesis The Brazillian track - literally "between the lakes"

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Alternate Titles

  • "Vroom Multi-Player" -- Atari ST European release title
  • "Vroom! Multiplay" -- Amiga working title
  • "Fórmula 1" -- Brazilian Sega Master System title
  • "F1 World Championship" -- Genesis in-game title
  • "F1" -- European title

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User Reviews

Great racing game! Game Gear Kyalami (3)

Critic Reviews

The One Amiga Amiga Feb, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Mega Fun Genesis Jul, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Megablast Genesis 1993 84 out of 100 84
Play Time Genesis Oct, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Secret Service / New S Service Amiga Jul, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Retro Archives Atari ST Mar 24, 2018 16 out of 20 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Video Games SEGA Master System Dec, 1993 62 out of 100 62
Game Players Game Gear May, 1994 54 out of 100 54
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1991 5 out of 12 42

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Trivia

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna (then in McLaren) was absent from the game, most likely for his endorsement for Sega 's Ayrton Senna's Super Monaco GP II (which went to have his name), and the two McLaren drivers are Michael Andretti and Mika Häkkinen.

Both ran for McLaren in the 1993 season, but with Häkkinen replacing a under-achieving Andretti mid-way through the season.

References

Jim Tripp, your team mate, is probably none other than producer James Tripp.
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