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DOS - 1995

Alt name Bleifuss
Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States (1995)
France, United Kingdom (1996)
Genre Racing / Driving
Theme Arcade, Automobile, Street Racing, Vehicle Simulator
Publisher Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Deutschland) GmbH, Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Europe) Ltd., Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
Developer Graffiti
Perspectives 1st-Person, Behind view
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.70
4.51 / 5 - 45 votes

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Description of Screamer

Screamer is a great arcade racer in the style of Namco's Ridge Racer or Sega's Daytona USA - though way better than the PC conversion of the latter one.

From MobyGames' description: "Screamer is a traditional arcade racing game. You can drive lots of different top cars, like a Corvette or a Porsche 911. The game has very different tracks, all well-designed with attention to detail and locale. Additionally, all tracks are available in backwards mode. If you think you're the best of the best, you can take on the Bullet car for the ultimate championship race. The graphics engine was very good for its time, providing extremely fast texture-mapped graphics on a 486."

The game's smooth and very fast graphics -- fully textured -- give a great impression of speed. The controls are just right and the various game modes and nicely varied tracks offer many hours of fun action.

Definitely not to be missed, if you're looking for an arcade-style racer. Italian company Graffiti (now Milestone) surprised quite a few with this one, as their debut title Iron Assaultreally didn't promise a lot. BTW, it's recommended to choose the 320x200 graphics mode in the setup as the high-res mode is far too slow even on very fast computers.

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Comments and reviews

TurboDymoMan 2024-01-29 3 points

Engine Sound Sample From Papyrus NASCAR Racing

blah 2019-08-22 0 point

you can't compare screamer 1 to screamer 2 because screamer 2 is more of a rally style game

fir3w0rx 2015-10-11 2 points

Oh btw this is the FRENCH version :(

fir3w0rx 2015-10-11 0 point

If you're into screaching around bends in fast paced car racing games where all real life physics go out the window... this game is for you!

kaz 2015-06-30 1 point DOS version

if you cant get this game to work, please download a program called Dosbox (just google it).

Let's say your screamer directory is C:/Screamer. Open Dosbox and type: mount c c:/screamer - now type c: - type 'setup' to run the setup prog. Type 'screamer' to run the game. ignore the dashes and quotation marks.

Farafiro 2015-01-12 1 point DOS version

I can't open it using Windows 7, 64bit.
I tried changing compatibility modes, but didn't work.... Any help?

BulleSponge 2014-07-20 0 point DOS version

Aye the BulletCar... "So Ya Wanna Play Dirty" lolz what a mad game. The multiplayer over a bNc with t-cons & terminator plugs for the coax. VooDoo's Banshee, Matrox Dual Heads & Creative 4meg with the HollyWood expansion cards.... Those were the days. :)

P Smith 2014-06-07 -1 point DOS version

Treat Screamer as a beta version. It's not complete, there are too many minor annoyances (e.g. finicky cornering) to make this enjoyable. Screamer 2 was a far more polished game, both in appearance and playability.

Tanvir 2014-04-01 0 point DOS version

Like the game very much

indstr 2014-02-12 0 point DOS version

I think this might be one of the first 3d accelerated games. I remember I had a friend who bought a Voodoo card just so he could play this.

en1gma 2013-11-07 0 point DOS version

Amazing game, i remember the bullet bonus car :D

Carlsgro 2013-01-08 0 point DOS version

good game

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ManualEnglish version 43 MB (DOS)

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