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An isometric racing game that sets itself apart by the large number of customizable options.

The game comes with 50 built-in tracks, and the intuitive editor makes for infinite variety of races. Modify the existing ones or create one yourself. Set up sharp curves, crossovers, jumps (set the height), track width and more. Then set the track width and choose either ice, dirt or pavement for the surface. As if it weren't enough, gravity can also be modified, from a Moon-like low to a crushing Jupiter-like high that will keep your car glued to the ground, even after a jump.

Once the track is laid out, race in either a beat up VW Beetle, a stock car, a dirt bike, a Porsche and even a Lunar Rover. Each car has it's own characteristics and you can also choose tires and engine sizes, according to the track you're about to race in. Also, equip your cars with land mines or oil slicks to make the race more interesting.

The game allows single-player against a computer opponent, or a two-player race, both in split-screen form.


Racing Destruction Set Commodore 64 Configuring a car
Racing Destruction Set Commodore 64 Title screen
Racing Destruction Set Commodore 64 The track editor
Racing Destruction Set Commodore 64 Lots of options

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Racing Destruction Set Magazine Advertisement

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Computer Gamer Jan, 1987 98 out of 100 98
Zzap! Oct, 1985 95 out of 100 95
Commodore Format Mar, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1985 26 out of 40 65
64'er Jul, 1985 9 out of 15 60
Commodore User Sep, 1985 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Happy Computer May, 1985 Unscored Unscored


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Connie Goldman

Connie Goldman, the graphic designer for this game was once foreman (foreperson?) (sic) on a road repair crew.

--Source - Box Cover


  • Commodore Format
    • May 1991 (Issue 8) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)
    • March 1994 (Issue 42) Heaven – The Path to Righteousness: 20 Essential Games

tbuteler (3146) added Racing Destruction Set (Commodore 64) on Sep 18, 2003
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