Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge
DOS - 1991
Description of Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge
Nice 3D racer from Canadian racing game experts Distinctive Software. Features a fun career mode and a nice selection of different tracks and cars from Sprint Cars, Stock Cars to Formula One and Indy racers. I'm no fan of early 90's 3D polygons in racing games, but Mario Andretti offers pretty cool racing action for its time. a nifty little title that challenged racers to a variety of series and then allowed them to spend the resulting prize money as they rose through the ranks to "Championship Cars." The drive was only fair, even for the time, but six different car types. The game's best feature is undoubtedly the innovative "career path" option that tracks your progress from rookie to circuit champion-- a really cool feature for its time that was sadly not followed up on by later games.
Overall, a solid racer that offers a few new ideas and decent realism, if not earth-shattering. Anyone who enjoys the game should check out Andretti Racing, a sequel released in 1997.
Review By HOTUD
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:) 2022-07-23 2 points
To disable the copy protection questions run:
1st run: MARIO.COM (to load the crack)
2nd run: MA.com (to run the game)
Turn (left/right): Arrow keys (left/right)
During the race (anytime):
View Replay: F1
Quit race: CTRL + [ (this may depend on your keyboard layout)
Note: The [ key is for the US/UK keyboard layout.
Replace the [ key with the key located on the right side of your P key.
Anywhere (Menu or Race):
CTRL + X - exit game (then press the Y key)
CTRL + M - enable or disable Music
CTRL + S - enable or disable Sound
CTRL + J - enable/select Joystick
CTRL + K - enable/select Keyboard
Joe Mama 2022-02-12 0 point
Is there any link to the manual for this game? Can't get past the copy protection questions.
Ferret 2020-05-03 0 point
They did make a sort of newer version for the Genesis/Megadrive however. I'd love a modern remake of this really. Way. Way ahead of its time and at least 20 years ahead of its time, too.
Toni 2019-04-18 0 point
THAT GUY I ask myself that same Anyone have the answers to the lockout questions?
Brian Branch 2018-12-17 0 point
What I don't understand, is why nobody made a newer version of this game (even under a different name).
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