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Old 31 Dec 2001, 13:41 (Ref:191914)   #1
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The worst racing games you've ever played...

There are many great racing games around, but at the same time there are some truly horrific ones which should never EVER have been released.

For me the immediate one which springs to mind is F1 '98 - oddly playable but with the most horrific graphics, pop-up, frame rate and driver AI ever conceived on the beloved PSOne.

Any others?
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Old 31 Dec 2001, 14:29 (Ref:191947)   #2
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Spirit of Speed 1937. (But I know others like it!).

I would have said the Infogrames Le Mans (PC) game, but having derided it in another thread, I am back playing it again! (Running second in a Nissan R390 - 3 hours into a full 24 hour race).
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Old 31 Dec 2001, 19:40 (Ref:192089)   #3
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NOT GP1 ... Come to think of it, nothing I've really hated. A lot of those online games are pretty awful but when you don't have your own computer you can grow to like them awful handling etc etc. (eg on sportsmad.com, don't bother if you have a hard disk)

There is a really old game called Wacky wheels, one of my friends used to like it so I downloaded it and tried it out until I realised how truly awful it really was.
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Old 1 Jan 2002, 09:50 (Ref:192175)   #4
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Oh God, F1 2000 for PC. Graphics: either u get to see car detail, and occasionally other cars and u run into the car in front of you before u have seen it, or u get to vaguely see where u are going, but everything is blurry. Handling: touc the right and button - car swivels around its centre point, banging you into a wall.
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Old 1 Jan 2002, 21:46 (Ref:192395)   #5
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Prost(PC)
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Old 2 Jan 2002, 00:28 (Ref:192495)   #6
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Aysedasi, Spirit of Speed actually wasn't that bad...

Badoer Fan, F1 2000 was a shocker, but F1 2001 is brilliant, probably the racing sim of the year in my eyes.

Anyway, my list of least favourite racing sims probably extends to include these games:

1. Grand Prix 3 (PC)*
2. Touring Car Challenge (PC)
3. Dick Johnson V8 Racing (PC)
4. F1 '98 (PSX)
5. Ridge Race V (PSX)

Yes, it's a good game, very realistic and the like, but it doesn't support Kyro II cards, so if you've got one you can't play it...
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Old 2 Jan 2002, 00:45 (Ref:192512)   #7
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I still can't play GP3 either - everytime I try to load it up it comes out with a fatal error. It all started when I downloaded the track editors etc... Grrrr...

When it was working however, I was never particularly impressed with it anyway.
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Old 2 Jan 2002, 02:52 (Ref:192544)   #8
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Spirit of Speed 1937. (But I know others like it!).

I never found a PC version onf the game, but I downloaded the Demo and I love it!! I wanted more and never found it...

My whole problen is with the controlers on games, without a force feedback wheel, you might as well be twiddling your thumbs.
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any arcarp ... eerr ... arcade style game ... sims rule
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I agree all arcade style games are a big yawn. I love sims with maximum realism. I definitely recommend a force feedback wheel and pedal set.

The worst game I have ever played, by far, was Bathurst Touring Car Champions. It was endorsed by HRT and HSV and the Mt Panorama consortium and it is ****ing rubbish. The most hopelessly unrealistic game you could possibly imagine.
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Old 3 Jan 2002, 11:49 (Ref:193160)   #11
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The worst game I have ever played, by far, was Bathurst Touring Car Champions. It was endorsed by HRT and HSV and the Mt Panorama consortium and it is ****ing rubbish. The most hopelessly unrealistic game you could possibly imagine.
Ah yes, that's the one I meant, but I forgot the name and called it Touring Car Challenge by mistake. Incidentally Sege Touring Cars was a shocker too - tin tops seem to fuel alot of dud games - I recall a few crappy rally games also.
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Old 3 Jan 2002, 13:21 (Ref:193208)   #12
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The only decent arcade racer is the fantastic Rage Racer - the third game in Namco's otherwise yawnworthy Ridge Racer series. Even today it still plays really really well.
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I bought Spirit of Speed for £4.99 and thought it was pretty bad, but then I had been playing GPL quite alot, and I guess I might have been making some unfair comparisons. Bearing in mind that I've managed to get to grips with Le Mans again, perhaps I ought to try SofS again too?!
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TOCA world touring cars III. the one with the black cover. Absolute ****ing ****. Squared off wheels, steering has a mind of its own round some corners and whoever's idea it was not to use genuine cars but make them up needs shooting.

Give me Micro Machines on the icy mountain ridge any day. Now that's fun.
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I had the demo of TOCA: WTC and was not impressed. My brother owned the game but took it back within a week because he said it was too.

I'm going class Gran Turismo 2 as one of the worst racing games I've played too. It was a cheap and quick update of one the best racing games ever made, with shoddy track graphics and car handling, ridiculous racing, and just a few new bits tacked-on to make it look like a new game. It did no justice to the series at all.

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