TX-1

TX-1 (arcade)  1983

 

Emulation: mame

 

First-surround-style, three screen display, first widesreeen game,  first nonlinear gameplay in racing games (allowing players to choose which path to drive through after each checkpoint, eventually leading to one of eight possible final destinations)

 

Arcade system: Atari Licensed Games

TX-1
ORIGINAL POSTER

Gameplay video

TX-1
picture from manual

Earliest Magazine review - Big K (1984)

Magazine review-Electronic fun (1984)

TX-1
Magazine review- Electronic Games (1984)

Trivia:
1) Primary monitor was mounted directly in front of the steering wheel and a secondary monitor, angled at thirty degrees, was mounted both to the left and the right of the primary monitor.

2) First with 2 screens was Twin Course T.T, first game with complete surround screens was Pirates of the Caribbean.

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