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Viper Racing (Windows)

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The first simulation of sports-car racing that features exclusively the Dodge Viper, one of the most popular racing cars on the road today. Viper Racing combines both the easy-to-master arcade racing mode and the challenge of a serious simulation mode with three levels of difficulty.

A career mode is included to let you earn money to upgrade your car and move up through three different classes of the Viper racing league. Many tracks are included, along with replays, for reviewing races later, and a garage mode, for tweaking your setup.

There are also hacks, including the ability to drive planes, but none of these are particularly useful, nor well-polished, except the 'exotic' car. (Most of the vehicle models are incomplete). Viper Racing's physics were very advanced for its time, and the AI, when set to hard, can even get into car-fights with you!


Viper Racing Windows Tweaking the car.
Viper Racing Windows You can watch the front suspension at work by pressing F3.
Viper Racing Windows Inside the 3rd-party Porsche 911 Turbo GT2 add-on car.
Viper Racing Windows The exotic car

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User Reviews

Best damage model of any PC racing sim ever Adam Luoranen (78) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
An overlooked gem that still sparkles after a decade. SiliconClassics (843) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer Mar, 1999 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Feb 16, 1999 8.5 out of 10 85
Power Play Jan, 1999 82 out of 100 82
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 1999 81 out of 100 81
GameGenie 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Revolution Dec 01, 1998 B 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Nov 14, 2001 14 out of 20 70
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1999 69 out of 100 69
Game Over Online Nov 09, 1998 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Seer (45) added Viper Racing (Windows) on Jun 13, 2000