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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:7.0
Sound:7.0
Gameplay:8.0
Overall:7.0
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 Duel 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.

The Spectrum ZX version has good graphics, quite similar to the CPC and almost identical to the MSX (obviously a port from the ZX to the CPC and MSX). I liked the car interior details, but still cannot compare to the superior C64 version, which uses way more details (found on the original Amiga version)! Scrolling suffers of course but still, makes the game playable enough.
Sound on the other hand is simple here, having a few nice sound effects such as engine roar and car-braking sounds but nothing special here.
 
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Comparable platforms
Commodore C64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Amstrad CPC
MSX
 
 
Hardware information

ZX Spectrum

ZX SpectrumCPU: Z80 @ 3.5 MHz
MEMORY: 16 KB / 48 KB / 128 KB
GRAPHICS: Video output is through an RF modulator and was designed for use with contemporary portable television sets, for a simple colour graphic display. Features a palette of 15 shades: seven colours at two levels of brightness each, plus black. The image resolution is 256x192 with the same colour limitations.
SOUND: Early models (48k) had sound output through a beeper on the machine itself. This is capable of producing one channel with 10 octaves. Late models (128k) fetured a three-channel audio via the AY-3-8912 chip, MIDI compatibility
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The ZX Spectrum (default) color palette
3bit RGBi 15-colors palette (15 on screen)
 
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