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Slipstream 5000

DOS - 1995

Year
1995
Platform
DOS
Released in
United States
Genre
Action, Racing / Driving
Theme
Flight, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter
Publisher
Front Street Publishing, Gremlin Interactive Ltd.
Developer
Software Refinery, Ltd., The
Perspectives
1st-Person, Behind view
Dosbox support
Supported on 0.73
4.65 / 5 - 17 votes

Description of Slipstream 5000

Slipstream 5000 is a nice futuristic racing game with cool-looking fully-textured 3D graphics.

They are very fluid albeit a bit slow. You can fly through varied courses located all over the world, there are also many vehicles to choose from and some weapon systems to blast off your opponents with. You will fly in futuristic arenas, earthy trenches that recall LucasArts' Rebel Assault, and many more. Every course is very well rendered, and makes full use of standard 256-color VGA palette. There are many hidden surprises, and different kinds of enemy ships to contend with. In many ways, Slipstream 5000 is a true precursor of more popular P.O.D, although it definitely can hold its own against today's flashier 3D-accelerated racing games. One of the true racing classics that stand the test of time, and a must-have. Thumbs up!

Note: This is the floppy version, there also was a CD-ROM release with a bit of speech - if I remember right. The install program should be used to set the soundcard, however this one is in German. "Ja" means "yes" and "nein" means "no"-- pretty simple actually :)

Review By HOTUD

Comments and reviews

Nathan1266 2014-06-11 8 points DOS version

This game is amazing. Game mechanics are unheard of for 1995. This game requires skill to be good. I have been playing it for 20 years, and I still can't get first every race.

The combat in the race really feels like it effects your ship as there is engine and control damage. Meaning your speed and controls are constantly fluctuating and changing over time due to all of the combat. Also you racer doesn't explode, it tumbles through the air then goes back on track. You hear that there is no arbitrary respawn. When you ship explodes the race/championship is over. I haven't played any other game that mastered the subtle nuances of arcade racing so well.

I recommend this game to anyone that loves video games. It is a classic.

indstr 2014-02-12 1 point DOS version

Never heard of it, looks cool though

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