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Roadsters

MobyRank MobyScore
Dreamcast
40
3.4
Nintendo 64
70
3.1
PlayStation
...
4.0
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Description

Roadsters is a car racing game that features both licensed cars from manufacturers like Mitsubishi, Alfa Romeo, Lotus, etc., and unlicensed cars from imaginary manufacturers that are based and bear great resemblance to their equivalent, real car models. The game has 8 racers and 34 cars from which you can choose from and 4 modes in total:
  • Roadster Trophy – The player starts by selecting one of the available racers and is given a sum of money that must be used to acquire a car. There are 3 divisions in which the player can compete on with the 3rd being of the easiest difficulty and requiring less money to participate; the 1st being the most difficult one and needing a higher amount of money in order to participate. More money can be earned by winning the races and that in turn allows to buy new cars or upgrade the ones that are already in possession.

  • Multi-Player – Multi-player mode supports up to 2 human players that can compete in any of the available circuits with 4 more CPU controlled racers. The mode allows for either vertical or horizontal split screen.

  • Quick Race – In Quick Race the player can select the racer, car, circuit and weather conditions, and race against 7 more CPU controlled players.

  • Time Trial – Like Quick Race mode, the player can also select here the racer, car, circuit and weather conditions but without the competition of the other modes, the player races against time for as many laps as the player wants.

Screenshots

Roadsters Nintendo 64 Title screen
Roadsters Nintendo 64 2-player race (vertical split screen)
Roadsters Nintendo 64 Pausing the race and viewing the car from a different angle.
Roadsters Nintendo 64 Time Trial in Rocket Base

Alternate Titles

  • "Roadsters Trophy" -- Nintendo 64 In-game title

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The Press Says

Total! (Germany) Nintendo 64 1999 1.75 out of 6 85
HappyPuppy Nintendo 64 Feb 10, 2000 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Nintendo 64 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
NowGamer Dreamcast Jul 07, 2000 5.1 out of 10 51
Daily Radar Dreamcast 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
Game Revolution Nintendo 64 Apr 01, 2000 C 50
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Dec 22, 1999 4.8 out of 10 48
IGN Dreamcast Mar 27, 2000 4.6 out of 10 46
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Mar 24, 2000 3 out of 10 30
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dreamcast Jun 20, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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