From: Marko Mäkelä (msmakela_at_gmail.com)
Date: 2007-12-13 18:51:22
On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 11:18:42AM -0500, Golan Klinger wrote: > Mike Paull wrote: > > > Roland Rat, i think, was based on a similar concept. > > I believe that game was called Roland's Ratrace . > > There are a few other possibilities that I can think of. The most > likely is Give my Regards to Broad Street  with Werewolves of > London  and Streets of London  being longshots. There was > another but I can't remember the name right now. I'll post if it comes > to me. It probably is Give my Regards to Broad Street. At least it is the only game whose screenshot features the London Underground logo. I tried it, but I can't tell for sure, because it has been 20 years. Do you happen to have any walkthrough or hints for this game? Given that you all were so surprisingly quick, I dare to ask another question: what is the name of a upwards-scrolling racing game where the car was viewed from top? The car was monochrome (dark brown), and the front tyres would turn about 45 degrees. The frame of the car would always be vertically oriented. The road probably consisted of sections that were vertical or tilted 45 degrees. GameBase didn't list this game in "Racing - Overhead" <http://www.gamebase64.com/search.php?a=5&f=5&id=23&d=18&h=0>. To get a little more on-topic, has anyone interfaced their C64 or VIC-20 to a model railway? That's probably a long-term project, because my sons are currently very enthusiastic about the Brio wooden railway and trains from Thomas the Tank Engine series. I might even pick AVR microcontrollers, at least for the locomotives. (I am well aware of ready-made solutions, but I prefer a DIY solution.) Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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