Speed Freak

Speed Freak (arcade) 1979

 

Emulation: mame (not full emulation)

 

First free ride 3D racing game, first 3D racing game with grahical depiction of player's car

 

Monochrome game.

Arcade system: unique.

Speed freak
ORIGINAL POSTER

Gameplay video

Pictures from manual

Trivia:

1) Vector game. Obstacles were mainly oncoming cars and police roadblocks. The off-road scenery is a stick figure cows, hitchhikers, and the occasional cactus, plane etc...

2) Processor 5 Mhz.

3) First 3d racing game is Nurburgring 1.

4) "Speed Freak" cabinets appears in the 1980 movie 'Midnight Madness'.

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