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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 Before each scenario a period style poster is displayed, very art deco
Spirit of Speed 1937 Windows The race selection screen. In addition to single races ans tournaments there are lots of scenarios which are a bit like missions but in a racing context
Spirit of Speed 1937 Windows The race track selection screen. The list of available tracks is to the right of centre. Selecting any one beings up a video sequence showing what it's like to drive plus a map and description.

Promo Images

Spirit of Speed 1937 Screenshot
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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 (1090)

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Windows Feb, 2000 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 08, 1999 16 out of 20 80
Power Play Windows Jan, 2000 75 out of 100 75
Spel för Alla Windows Jan, 2000 7 out of 10 70
HappyPuppy Dreamcast Aug 01, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2000 44 out of 100 44
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Aug 10, 2000 7 out of 20 35
Mega Fun Dreamcast Aug, 2000 32 out of 100 32
Futuregamez.net Dreamcast Jul 19, 2000 29 out of 100 29
GameSpot Dreamcast Aug 15, 2000 1.9 out of 10 19

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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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