Grand Prix 2
MicroProse Software developed the DOS racing game Grand Prix 2 in 1995. Grand Prix 2 is currently NOT abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player, multiplayer (hotseat, LAN / local, Modem) modes.
"GP2 does make compromises. As sophisticated as its' driving model is, mastering it still happens quicker than with Indicar - which may still be regarded as possessing superior dynamics. This will only displease retired racing drivers thought, the game has been geared for demanding gamers and if the upper 1% of perfectionists can still find fault, then their loss, the rest of us love it." - PC Powerplay
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Player modes: single player, multiplayer (hotseat, LAN / local, Modem)
Input: mouse, joystick, wheel, keyboard, gamepad
Distributed on: cd-rom
Graphics: SuperVGA, Vesa, VGA
Abandonware DOS views: 7733
- PayasYouRace - 15/07/2016 10:31The default key controls were locked onto "a" for accelerate, "z" for brake, "<" and ">" for steering and space for gear change. You couldn't change them though space would become pause when playing with a joystick.
- Gilles Maisonneuve - 28/08/2015 21:38@ AbandonwareDOS
Well my remark was not against you but the game itself. Actually never had such trouble with GP V1 : arrows were running very smoothly.
For example "The Need for Speed" and "Xenon II" (both from your site) manage the arrows under DOSbox without any trouble.
If by chance you find (remember) the trick, let us know please.
Thank anayway for all teh good stuff you provide us. "Keep up the good work, officer".
- AbandonwareDOS - 28/08/2015 08:39@Gilles, I personally took the screenshots you see on this page, but I honestly can't remember how I managed to play... sorry!
- Gilles Maisonneuve - 27/08/2015 20:37This game CANNOT be played (at least Under DOSBox 0.74 on a W7/64 machine : the game does NOT handle the Arrow keys of the keyboard and there is NO way to configure the keys Inside any possible menu of the game.
Piece of s...., hem, garbage.
You can drop and forget it.
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