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Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing

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Description

Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing is a racing game in which the player uses a power boat to race against four AI opponents. There are various aspects to keep track of during a race, like avoiding overheating the motors or a steady adjustment of the trim. During the race it may be needed to stop and conduct repairs on the ship due to contact with the opponents or the environment. However, it is important that the player took repair parts and fuel (which can be chosen after the qualifying race) with them. There are six courses and an editor to create more.

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Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing DOS Course selection (CGA)
Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing DOS Main menu (CGA)
Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing DOS Season standings and records (VGA)
Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing DOS Check of code wheel protection (EGA/Tandy)

Alternate Titles

  • "Powerboat USA: Offshore Superboat Racing" -- European title
  • "Powerboat U.S.A.: Offshore Superboat Racing" -- Alternate European title spelling

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The Press Says

Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 67 out of 100 67
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 67 out of 100 67
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1990 67 out of 100 67
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Commodore 64 1990 64 out of 100 64
Power Play DOS 1990 58 out of 100 58
Power Play Commodore 64 Jun, 1990 48 out of 100 48

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