Abandonware DOS title

Unconventional racing games

The most popular racing games involve driving conventional vehicles like (cars, bikes, etc). There's a different kind of racing game in which the player has to drive unusual vehicles such as war boats, prehistoric bikes, spaceships, penguins... More often than not, these racing games involve shooting or some kind of other non-conventional activity (for a racing game anyway).

Most popular racing: unusual vehicles games

Monster Truck Madness
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Micro Machines
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Skyroads
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American Challenge: A Sailing Simulation

DOS19863.5/5 Tom Snyder Productions
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Antarctic Adventure

DOS19863.6/5 Konami
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BC Racers

DOS1995freeware3.8/5 Core Design
BC Racers is a DOS unconventional (to say the least) racing game that features a prehistoric theme, designed by Martin Gibbons, developed and published by Core Design in 1955. It's the third game in the Chuck Rock series, the first two being platformers not available for PC.
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Big Red Racing

DOS19954/5 The Big Red Software Company
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CyberRace

DOS19933.6/5 Cyberdreams
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Hi-Octane

DOS19954.1/5 Bullfrog
Hi-Octane is an abandoned futuristic combat racing game developed by Bullfrog and released by Electronic Arts in 1995. Hi-Octane was published for DOS and a few consoles: PlayStation, PSP, PS Vita, SEGA Saturn. It's based on the same code used for Magic Carpet, a well known game also made by Bullfrog.
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Micro Machines

DOS19944.3/5 Codemasters
Micro Machines is an abandoned racing game developed and released by Codemasters in 1994 based on the Micro Machines toy line. Micro Machines was published for DOS, but also for Amiga, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SEGA Master System and SNES. Codemasters released a sequel called Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament.
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Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament

DOS19954.1/5 Supersonic Software
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Monster Truck Madness

Windows XP/98/9519964.1/5 Terminal Reality
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Off Shore Warrior

DOS19884/5
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Road Runner

DOS19894.1/5 Atari
stun-runner-03

S.T.U.N. Runner

DOS19903.6/5 Atari
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Skyroads

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Bluemoon Interactive
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Skyroads: Xmas Special

DOS1994freeware3.4/5 Bluemoon Interactive
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Slipstream 5000

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1995protected4.1/5 The Software Refinery
Slipstream 5000 is a futuristic racing video game that was released in 1995 for MS-DOS. It was developed by The Software Refinery and published by Gremlin Interactive. The game is set in the year 2110, and players engage in high-speed, anti-gravity racing in a variety of unique and challenging tracks. One distinctive feature of Slipstream 5000...
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SuperKarts

DOS19954/5 Manic Media Productions
punisher-01

The Punisher

DOS19903/5 Paragon Software
the-rocketeer-03

The Rocketeer

DOS19912.8/5 NovaLogic
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Thomas the Tank Engine

DOS19923.3/5 Peakstar Software
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Thomas the Tank Engine 2

DOS19933.5/5 Peakstar Software
wacky-wheels-04

Wacky Wheels

DOS1994protected4.1/5 Apogee Software
yatch-racing-simulator-02

Yacht Racing Simulator

DOS19863.4/5
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