Night Racer [Upright model] © 1976 Micronetics, Incorporated.
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|Night Racer is a game with a very interesting history. The idea for the game came to designer Ted Michon while he was in Germany working for Digital Games investigating problems with their Air Combat game. In a bowling alley, he saw a game called "Nürburgring 1" (after the German racetrack) that was the first he ever saw that attempted a 3-D effect. The game was a one-of-a-kind piece and Michon eventually met the designer and found that the entire game had been designed with analog components. Michon urged the designer to create a digital verison but was igored so he decided to design his own version. Before the game was released, Digital Games was sold and reopened as Micronetics.|
Night Racer was the only game they produced (released just before Midway's "Midnite Driver"/"280 Zzzap").
Also released as "Night Racer [Sit-Down model]".
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