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Re: Have You Played This Game Today?
Anybody out there hooked on Ridge Racer II? It's probably fairly old -
things are slow to come to Alabama.
'86 VW Quantum GL5
Auburn University, Alabama, USA
Hometown - Reidville, South Carolina, USA
On Tue, 5 Mar 1996, treilley wrote:
> Greg, I played one here in NJ that is called Daytona something... It
> is the best road racing game I have driven(played). Very real turning
> and control. Play head to head or solo. You can apex turns to get
> better speed and shifting is realistic. You hit walls and it
> determines the amount of damage and you can keep going until you toal
> your car. Nothing like that Lambo drive through Miami that used to be
> so big.
> Tim 90CQ, 77Spitfire
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> Subject: Have You Played This Game Today?
> Author: Greg Koehler (Volt Computer) <firstname.lastname@example.org> at Internet
> Date: 3/5/96 10:00 AM
> It's an arcade game called Sega Rally. The best driving game I've
> played yet. It's a 2-player with virtual reality technology. You can
> race against the computer or another player. Choice of two cars -- a
> Lancia rally car, which handles much like an Audi, and a Toyota Celica
> GT. You can choose from a 4-speed automatic or a clutchless 4-speed
> manual in either car. You race on one of several European
> autocross-type racecourses. The makers of this game actually modeled
> the performance characteristics of these cars into the game. The
> Toyota has serious acceleration and top end -- is it turbocharged? The
> Lancia is less quick, but handles like it's on rails. I always use the
> Lancia. If you use the proper technique, you can do full power slides
> around turns. You go over dirt, pavement, bumps, water, everything.
> There's a voice that tells you what type of turn is coming up ("hard
> right," "medium left", etc). Steering is excellent. It's the whole
> ball of wax. It's been at one arcade here (Quarters in Kirkland, WA)
> for several months, but I haven't seen it anywhere else yet. Check it out.
> - Greg Koehler
> '90 80 Q