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Description

F1 is an Official Formula One Racing Game. There are two modes of play available: "Arcade", "Grand Prix". In both of these modes you complete a certain number of laps (4, 8, or 12) and select which circuit that you want to race on. The circuits include San Marino, France, Britain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Japan, and Australia. Some circuits are easy, while some are difficult.

There are slight differences between the two modes. For instance, "Arcade" allows you to select the circuit in any order that you like, whereas "Grand Prix" only allows you to fine-tune your car before starting a race. You also need to race a circuit in the order that they appear on the circuit selection screen, but you can skip a track if you want.

F1 is a 1-2 player game, meaning that if you have another player handy, you can compete against each other.

Screenshots

Formula One DOS Racer "Test" wins the race and stands on the podium
Formula One Atari ST Brazil course
Formula One Game Gear Japanese GP
Formula One Amiga During race

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Alternate Titles

  • "Vroom Multi-Player" -- Atari ST European release title
  • "Vroom! Multiplay" -- Amiga working title
  • "Fórmula 1" -- Brazilian Sega Master System title
  • "F1 World Championship" -- Genesis in-game title
  • "F1" -- European title

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User Reviews

Great racing game! Game Gear Kyalami (3)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Dream Amiga Dec, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Mega Fun Genesis Jul, 1993 87 out of 100 87
CU Amiga Amiga Feb, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Amiga Format Amiga Jan, 1994 84 out of 100 84
PC Player (Germany) DOS May, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Sega Master Force SEGA Master System Oct, 1993 69 out of 100 69
Mean Machines Game Gear Oct, 1995 65 out of 100 65
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Aug, 1994 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Power Play DOS Sep, 1994 40 out of 100 40
PC Zone DOS Jun, 1994 40 out of 100 40

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Trivia

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna (then in McLaren) was absent from the game, most likely for his endorsement for Sega 's Ayrton Senna's Super Monaco GP II (which went to have his name), and the two McLaren drivers are Michael Andretti and Mika Häkkinen.

Both ran for McLaren in the 1993 season, but with Häkkinen replacing a under-achieving Andretti mid-way through the season.

References

Jim Tripp, your team mate, is probably none other than producer James Tripp.
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