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Kikstart 2

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ZX Spectrum
Commodore 64
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Based around the Kikstart TV show, the game allows you to recreate all those death-defying stunts in the comparative safety of your home. Viewed from the side, there are many hazards to avoid along the way. Some of these include steps to jump over, tyres and hedges to plough through at maximum speed, and mud which will slow you down.

24 courses are built in, and you can choose a set of 5 of these to race at a time, or let the computer choose them at random. More importantly, a course designer allowing you to create one of your own is included, with full control of the placement of the many hazards..


Kikstart 2 Commodore 64 Title screen.
Kikstart 2 Commodore 64 This was a difficult track. Both me and my opponent are sent flying at the same time. It looks dramatic, but we only lose a little bit of time.
Kikstart 2 ZX Spectrum Now onto another
Kikstart 2 Amiga Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Kikstart II" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

A promising motorbike racing game ruined by its flaws. ZX Spectrum SpecMaster (2536)

The Press Says

Zzap! Commodore 64 Sep, 1987 86 out of 100 86
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Aug, 1987 66 out of 100 66
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 462 out of 1000 46


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According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game was Mastertronic's #9 best selling game (283.585 copies).
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