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Description

TT Racer is a motorcycle game motor cycle racing simulation.

This game is all about racing bikes around grand prix circuits. There are twelve circuits to choose from and each can be tackled on a variety of class of bike and difficulty settings. Races can be a full season, in which case the game will take the player through all tracks in the correct order, or a single race in which case the player(s) select the track they want. Each race consists of up to 15 other bikes and as this is a simulation, pit stops for refuelling and tyre changing is catered for as well.

Features
  • Twelve circuits : Jarama, Monza, Nürburgring, Salzburgring, Rijeka, Assen, Spa Francorchamps, Paul Ricard, Silverstone, Anderstorp, Misano, and Hockenheim
  • Four classes of bike : 80cc, 125cc, 250cc and 500cc
  • Four types of competition : Club, National, European, Grand Prix
    This sets the level of difficulty and the speed of the computer controlled riders.
  • Seven race lengths : 1 lap, 3, 5, 10, 50 or 99 laps or the full GP distance
  • Instruments can be enabled or disabled
  • Gears can be automatic or manual
  • The game documentation claims that it is possible to race against as many as seven friends 'with networking', though this may be platform dependent.
  • Race against other players : on the Amstrad this is a one or two player game, on the Spectrum the game documentation claims that the player can race against up to seven friends on a network.

Screenshots

TT Racer ZX Spectrum This is a crash. The border around the screen flashes different colours as mud/gravel is thrown into the players face
TT Racer ZX Spectrum The high score / race time table showing MoBY has a fast time in the 125cc category
TT Racer ZX Spectrum The start of a 1 lap race round the Paul Ricard circuit
TT Racer ZX Spectrum The scenery is notably sparse in this game. Here the speedo has changed colour indicating that its time to change gear

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Computer Gamer Nov, 1986 12 out of 20 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1987 5.2 out of 12 43

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Awards

  • Your Computer
    • 1986 - Simulation of the Year

piltdown_man (138874) added TT Racer (ZX Spectrum) on Mar 13, 2011
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