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Controls[edit]

  • Steering Wheel: Use the joystick to steer your car just as you would with any real car; in MAME, the equivalent for it is the left and right arrow keys.
  • Gas Pedal: Step on the gas pedal to accelerate your car; in MAME, the equivalent is the left Ctrl key, but you may wish to change it to the up arrow.
  • Break Pedal: Step on the break pedal to decelerate your car; in MAME, the equivalent is the left Alt but you may wish to change to the down arrow.
  • Clutch Pedal: Step on this pedal to let the clutch in (or out); in MAME, the equivalent is the space bar, but you may wish to change it to the left Ctrl.
  • View Change Button: Use this button to change the view from the default first-person one to a third-person one (with the camera behind your car).
  • Gear Shifter: Use the gear shifter to change the gear your car is driving in; in MAME, the equivalent is the "Stick Shift" option in the "Dip Switches".

Characters[edit]

Player Cars[edit]

Player Car Team affiliation Colour scheme Other games advertised
1 RV1 Team Derota.png Team Derota (from Xevious, 1982) Blue/white Grobda (1984), Baraduke (1985), Assault (1988)
2 RV1 Team Steel Gunner.png Team Steel Gunner (1990) Yellow Baraduke (1985), Air Combat (1992)
3 RV1 Team Tower of Druaga.png Team Tower of Druaga (1984) Red/white Toy Pop (1986), Blazer (1987), Phelios (1988), Winning Run (1988), Starblade (1991), Ridge Racer (1993), Alpine Racer (1994), Rave Racer (1995)
4 RV1 Team Project Dragoon.png Team Project Dragoon (1990) Green/white Baraduke (1985), Sky Kid (1985), Dirt Fox (1989)
5 RV1 Team Xevious.png Team Xevious (1982) Blue Metro-Cross (1985), Dragon Spirit (1987)
6 RV1 Team Cyber Sled.png Team Cyber Sled (1993) Yellow/white Gaplus (1984), Grobda (1984)
7 RV1 Team Metal Hawk.png Team Metal Hawk (1988) Red Baraduke (1985), Ordyne (1988), Knuckle Heads (1992), Tekken (1994), Cyber Cycles (1995)
8 RV1 Team Gaplus.png Team Gaplus (1984) Green/red Dragon Buster (1984), Thunder Ceptor (1986), Wonder Momo (1986), Tekken (1994), Cyber Commando (1994), Cyber Cycles (1995)

Several of the games advertised on the cars were Japan-only; in addition to these, you will also see advertisements for Pac-Man (1980), Rally-X (1980), Bosconian (1981), Dig Dug (1982), Mappy (1983), Pac (& Pal) (1983), Phozon (1983), Libble Rabble (1983), (Hopping) Mappy (1986), Rompers (1989), Solvalou (1991), Cosmo Gang: The Video (1991), Gun Bullet (1994), Ace Driver (1994), and Attack of the Zolgear (1994) on buildings, signs, televisions and parasols as you drive around the tracks along with ones for the aforementioned Xevious, Grobda, Sky Kid, Toy Pop, Thunder Ceptor, Dragon Spirit, Cyber Commando, Tekken, Alpine Racer, Cyber Cycles, and Rave Racer. The cars even have the name of Great Sluggers (1993) written on their tyres!

CPU Cars[edit]

In addition to the eight player cars, there are also three CPU-controlled cars affiliated with Team Lucky & Wild (1992, light blue/dark blue), Team Cyber Cycles (1995, pink), and Team Dig Dug (1982, yellow); they behave in the same way a player car does when that player is not present, and is therefore also under the control of that CPU. Team Dig Dug's car also happens to be a different shade of yellow than both Team Steel Gunner's and Cyber Sled's.