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Plane Crazy (Windows)

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Description

If cars can be used for racing, why not airplanes? Plane Crazy puts this theory to the test, as eight brave pilots (Nemesis, Big Red, Tsunami, Bustin' Bear, Slippy, Swifty, Duke, and Chub) take to the skies. Choose one of three planes (with different handling characteristics), which can be upgraded (and downgraded) during the race by collecting tokens.

There are 9 distinct courses:
  • 5 point-to-point tracks (Boulder Dash, Dockland Dive, Monument Rush, Volcano Rapids, and Sin City Run)
  • A bonus multi-lap course
  • 3 practice courses
Each course has its own hazards such as skyscrapers, waterfalls and trees. There are also short cuts to be found.

You can choose three types of races:
  • Quick Race: against the other 8 pilots in a track of your choice
  • Ghost Race: where you race against a "ghost" plane, trying to beat your own time
  • Championship: where you race the 5 main circuits in order, earning prizes that allow you to buy upgrades to your plane.
You can also play against other players via LAN or over HEAT.NET.

Screenshots

Plane Crazy Windows Countdown to start...
Plane Crazy Windows Plane Crazy
Plane Crazy Windows Shooting the rock made it fall, but there is no use for it when you're flying alone.
Plane Crazy Windows In the city...

Alternate Titles

  • "Plane Crazy Championship Edition" -- Title Screen of Plane Crazy 2
  • "Plane Crazy 2" -- Plane Crazy Windows Xp compatible edition

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User Reviews

Bizzare plane racing game James Walter (242) unrated

The Press Says

Gaming Entertainment Monthly 1998 89 out of 100 89
IGN Dec 11, 1998 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Jeux Mar, 1998 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Nov 01, 1998 B 75
GameStar (Germany) May, 1998 74 out of 100 74
PC Action May 20, 1998 73.5 out of 100 74
GamePro (US) Jan 01, 2000 3.5 out of 5 70
GameSpot Dec 10, 1998 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1999 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Power Play May, 1998 48 out of 100 48

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Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2148) added Plane Crazy (Windows) on Mar 04, 2000