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Old 24 August 2005, 15:09   #1
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legacy style racing

What racing games, arcade & console, would you say were the great games prior to Gran Turismo Pole Position and Bump N' Jump are pretty legendary.

Bump N' Jump

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Old 24 August 2005, 19:53   #2
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For old, old, Revs was seminal, Pitstop or Pitstop II on the C64 were superb and far superior to Pole Position.

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Old 24 August 2005, 20:48   #3
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Vroooooom! was a most excellent racer ...

On the c64 Pitstop II was awsome yea .. Talladega was also pretty cool
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Old 24 August 2005, 23:51   #4
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Before GT?

- Lotus (Amiga)
- Lotus 2 (Amiga)
- Chase HQ (arcade or Spectrum)
- F1 Race (GB)
- Super Monaco Grand Prix (Mega Drive)
- Super Hang On (Mega Drive)
- Road Rash (Mega Drive)
- Hard Drivin' (Arcade)
- Stunt Car Racer (Amiga)
- F1GP (Amiga)

That's all I can think of off the top of my head.
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I'm with FromWithin, Revs ruled (at school! on a BBC Micro!)
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Old 25 August 2005, 16:12   #6
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Just about the first arcade game I ever played was the projector game F1, sound was scary for a little kid!!

Indy 500, based on the arcade games Gran Trak 10 and Crash N' Score. Top down racing game with sharp car control, much respected.

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Old 27 August 2005, 14:53   #8
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You can't go wrong with these classic NES games!

Ivan Stewart's Super Off Road

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Old 27 August 2005, 22:59   #9
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Pitstop II for the C64 was an awesome game. I played it splitscreen with friends for hours.

World Circuit was also a great game to play over the modem back in the dial-up days.
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Lotus 2
Super Sprint

Ohh and Rally Speedway
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Old 30 August 2005, 17:18   #11
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Arcade only with Namco's Rally-X, I used to love using the smoke screen and oil slick, plus making chasing cars crash into each other.

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