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Radar Rat Race takes the gameplay of Rally X and puts it into a rodent context. You control a rat, who must grab all the pieces of cheese in a maze, and flee from all the other rats. Once you reach a barrier in the maze, you are automatically rotated, but you can always manually change direction.

There are red ones who chase after you, and black ones who are activated when you get close to them - both types kill you on contact. When they are close, you can activate a Star Screen to block them off.

The Radar of the title is on the right of the screen, and shows you where each piece of cheese is, although the actual maze is not illuminated, so your next snack might be further away than you think.


Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 Watch the black rats
Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 Oh rats, I've died
Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 On the run, quite near to 2 pieces of cheese
Radar Rat Race Commodore 64 Yum yum

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Alternate Titles

  • "Katz und Maus" -- German VIC-20 title
  • "Chasse au rat" -- Québec French title

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Critic Reviews

Popular Computing Weekly VIC-20 Dec 01, 1983 10 out of 10 100
Tilt Commodore 64 Jan, 1983 5 out of 6 83
Tilt VIC-20 Jan, 1983 5 out of 6 83
TeleMatch VIC-20 Jul, 1983 2 out of 6 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1984 7 out of 10 70
Micro 7 VIC-20 Feb, 1984 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Oct, 1983 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer VIC-20 Oct, 1983 Unscored Unscored


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There were two separate versions released for the Commodore 64 - one written in America by Commodore, the other by HAL Laboratories in Japan (with different screen colours)
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