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Description

A slight change from the normal excessive number of F1 games out there, Spirit of Speed 1937 was an attempt to put you into the driving seat of some of the oldest, and well known, racing cars of the early-century. Take control of one of the 1930s cars and race it out around tracks, many of which are no longer available for professional competitive racing. The game is a single player race around historic tracks in a single race or a full circuit.

Screenshots

Spirit of Speed 1937 Windows Here another scenario at Brooklands race track has been selected and the new poster is 'pasted' over the poster for the last scenario attempted.
Spirit of Speed 1937 Windows This is the list of medium difficulty scenarios. There are ten harder ones and there are ten easier ones
Spirit of Speed 1937 Windows Game over. The summary is short and brutal
Spirit of Speed 1937 Dreamcast Title/Load Screen, expect to see this a lot

Alternate Titles

  • "The Spirit of Speed" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

Plays like a game from 1937. Dreamcast will.i.am (1018)

Critic Reviews

Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 08, 1999 16 out of 20 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec 29, 1999 71 out of 100 71
Gamesmania.de Windows Dec 23, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Video Games Dreamcast Aug, 2000 57 out of 100 57
PC Joker Windows Jan, 2000 55 out of 100 55
Gaming Age Dreamcast Sep 05, 2004 C 50
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Aug 10, 2000 7 out of 20 35
Mega Fun Dreamcast Aug, 2000 32 out of 100 32
IGN Dreamcast Jul 11, 2000 2.2 out of 10 22
Joypad Dreamcast Sep, 2000 2 out of 10 20

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Trivia

While the LJN Entertainment brand was mainly used by Acclaim Entertainment to get around Nintendo's limitation on the total number of titles a single publisher could release on the NES, it was brought back specifically for the release of this game. Why they did that, however, is still unknown.

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