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The home conversions of Continental Circus lack the full-on 3D and special glasses of the arcade version, but retain the essential gameplay structure. The first race is in Brazil and features 100 cars, and requires you to finish in the top 80 in order to qualify for next race. As you work through the 8 races the size of the field steadily decreases, but so does the worst acceptable finishing position to qualify.

The car has high and low gears, and is susceptible to damage from contact with another car. Once you hit a car or a piece of the trackside scenery you will be called into the pits - fail to make it back, or hit another car, and you will crash and lose several seconds.


Continental Circus Atari ST Your final rank in one race carries over to the start of the next
Continental Circus Atari ST You get 5 continues though
Continental Circus Atari ST Well inside that top 60 target so far
Continental Circus Atari ST About to restart the race,f rom the 91st place I'd achieved

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Zero Nov, 1989 88 out of 100 88
The One Oct, 1989 86 out of 100 86
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jan, 1990 850 out of 1000 85
The Games Machine (UK) Nov, 1989 85 out of 100 85
ST Format Nov, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Atari ST User Jan, 1990 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Raze Jun, 1991 78 out of 100 78
ST Format May, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Nov, 1989 74 out of 100 26


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Martin Smith (66833) added Continental Circus (Atari ST) on May 17, 2005
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