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Test Drive 2 - The Duel

Test Drive 2 - The Duel
GenreRacing Sim
Developer / PublisherDistinctive Software/ Accolade
Released1989
Media1 x tape
Rating
Graphics:8.5
Sound:9.0
Gameplay:9.0
Overall:9.0
Reviewed byndial
Test Drive II is an action car racing arcade game attempting to run away from police as well as getting the first place in your race. Initially released on the 16 bit Commodore Amiga and ST, and later on the 8 bit Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX and MSX systems.
 
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Test Drive 2 - The DuelSTORY / GAMEPLAY
Test Drive II (The Duel) is an action racing arcade game where you will be attempting to run away from police as well as get first place in your race. The game was initially developed and published for the 16bits Amiga and Atari ST. This version is a sequel to the first Test Drive game and has had more features added on to the overall design. You will view the game from a first person perspective allowing you to see everything that is on the other side of the windshield. The vehicles that you will use in this version of Test Drive will be a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959. The background is no longer just a brown rocky cliff and the scenery has been done with several different sceneries like forests and mountains. There are also a lot of hazards throughout the races that you will have to avoid or they will do some hefty damage to your vehicle. Instead of just having to race against the computer you now have the option to race against time. This allows the player to have several options of game play and with the option to race against time you can get a little practice before you compete against the computer. When competing against the computer you will not only be trying to beat them, you must avoid the police at the same time. Instead of just avoiding police like the previous game, you must complete the race in first to actually win the race.

GRAPHICS / SOUND
The Commodore version has really nice graphics, featuring excellent colors and impressive car dashboard details taken from the original (Amiga) title. The speed and rpm indicators here are all mechanical, while the ZX, MSX and CPC versions use digital. Also the backgrounds offer most of the original details (i.e. highways signs, mountains landscapes, sky details etc) in contrast to its other 8bit competitors. Scrolling has a few glitches but overall the game runs smoother here.
Sound is also impressive, featuring the original introductory tune with the driver start rolling the Porsche followed by the Ferrari scene (found on the 16bits versions).
The in-game sound feature engine throttling, braking, and crashing quality SFX.
 
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Comparable platforms
Commodore C64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Amstrad CPC
MSX
 
 
Hardware information

Commodore 64/128/Plus4

Commodore 64/128/Plus4CPU: C64 MOS Technology 6510 1.02MHz (NTSC version), 0.985MHz (PAL version) / C128-D MOS 8502 2MHz, Zilog Z80A 4MHz
MEMORY: 64 KB or 128 KB RAM Expandable to 320-640 KB / 20KB ROM
GRAPHICS: VIC II 16 colors, 320x200 (2 unique colors in each 8x8 pixel block), 160x200 (3 unique colors + 1 common color in each 4x8 block), 8 hardware sprites, Smooth scrolling
SOUND: MOS Technology 6581/8580 SID, 3-channel synthesizer with programmable ADSR envelope, 8 octaves
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The Commodore 64/128/Plus4 (default) color palette
VIC20: 16-colors YPbPr palette (16 on screen)
C64/128: 16-colors YPbPr palette (16 on screen)
C-16,Plus/4: 121-colors YPbPr palette (16 on screen)
 
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