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Slot Racers [Model CX2606]

Atari 2600 cart. published 42 years ago by Atari, Inc.

Listed and emulated in MAME !

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Slot Racers © 1978 Atari, Incorporated.


Screech! Pow! Smash! This is the super chase scene, and you're in it right behind the wheel of a Super Chasemobile car equipped with power and incredible gadgets.

GAMES 1-4
Select your favorite maze pattern. These games feature missiles that travel faster than the cars. Note that the speed of both the missiles and cars increase with each game number. For example, Game 1 has the slowest-moving missiles and cars; Game 4 features the fastest-moving missiles and cars.

GAMES 5-7
Drive your car fast on these mazes. This time, the cars travel faster than the missiles during these games. Note that the speed of the cars increase with each game number. For example, Game 5 features the slowest-moving cars; Game 7 offers plenty of speed.

GAMES 8 AND 9
Missiles do not automatically turn corners during these games. That's why some of your missiles may become trapped in front of a wall. In Game 9 you're driving race cars; Game 8 features slower cars.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Model CX2606
TRIVIA
Export releases:
"Slot Racers [Model CX2606P]"
SCORING
You score one point each time you hit your opponent's car with a missile. The first player to score 25 points wins the game. The score of the left-controller player appears in the upper left corner; the right-controller player's score appears in the upper right corner.
TIPS AND TRICKS
* In steering the car, note that you cannot turn the car into the wall. The car will automatically take a corner to avoid crashing into a wall.

* After turning your car or missile onto a street remember to return the joystick to its center position. For example, if you push the joystick to the left to turn the car to the left, push the joystick back to its center position. Otherwise, the car will continue to make left turns.
STAFF
Programmer: Warren Robinett
PORTS
CONSOLES:
[US] Microsoft XBOX (nov.16, 2004) "Atari Anthology [Model 26084]"
[US] Sony PS2 (nov.22, 2004) "Atari Anthology [Model SLUS-21076]"
[JP] Microsoft XBOX (aug.4, 2005) "Atari Anthology [Model B7X-00001]"
[US] Sony PlayStation 4 (oct.18, 2016) "Atari Flashback Classics Vol.1"
[US] Microsoft XBOX One (nov.1, 2016) "Atari Flashback Classics Vol.1"

HANDHELDS:
[US] Nintendo DS (nov.2, 2010) "Atari Greatest Hits Vol.1 [Model NTR-BR6E-USA]"

COMPUTERS:
[US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (nov.11, 2003) "Atari - 80 Classic Games in One! [Model 25069J]"
[US] Steam (mar.24, 2016) "Atari Vault [Model 400020]"

OTHERS:
[US] "Atari Flashback 4" (nov.13, 2012) by AtGames
[US] "Atari Flashback 5" (oct.1, 2014) by AtGames
[US] "Atari Flashback 6" (sept.15, 2015) by AtGames
[US] "Atari Flashback 7" (oct.1, 2016) by AtGames
[US] "Atari Flashback 8" (sept.22, 2017) by AtGames
[US] "Atari Flashback 8 Gold Edition" (sept.22, 2017) by AtGames
[US] "Atari Flashback 8 Gold Activision Edition" (sept.22, 2017) by AtGames
SOURCES
Game's ROM.