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Road Racers (ZX Spectrum)

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Road Racers is a simple racing game. There are just two keys to use in this game and they steer left and right. There's no accelerate key and no brake key - you start moving and you keep moving. You start in a maze and the object is to steer your car around the maze collecting flags. For each flag you are awarded ten points. If you don't steer and you come to a corner then the game steers for you, there's no crashing into walls. Gameplay is really about turning when you want, not when the game makes you, well that and avoiding other cars.

There are three other cars and they start at the bottom of the maze at the same time as you. They travel at the same speed as you, they home in on you, they are very hard to avoid and crashing into them is the end.You get three lives and a bonus if you get 1000 points.


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Road Racers ZX Spectrum A collision leaves a mashed up version of your car. then the game restarts at screen 2
Road Racers ZX Spectrum There's no splash screen. The game starts with the instructions and then it's straight into the game
Road Racers ZX Spectrum This is where you start, you're the blue car and the chase cars are behind you. There's no way to accelerate, all cars move automatically and at the same speed
Road Racers ZX Spectrum This does not look good. There's no reverse so a collision is inevitable

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TeleMatch Dec, 1984 1 out of 3 33

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piltdown_man (87480) added Road Racers (ZX Spectrum) on Jul 16, 2010