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Al Unser Jr. Arcade Racing

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
al_unser.img_.sit (2.64 MB)
MD5: 0e395d1eb264f1a2e86e545793db91a0
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
al_unser_jr._arcade_racing.sit (14.29 MB)
MD5: 79d2ce82dd30940d20320f332f8f8e47
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

"As the game title implies, Al Unser, Jr. Arcade Racing is an action oriented racing game. While the game is set in the IndyCar racing league, not all 15 courses feature the trademark oval design; some of them are with curves and chicanes.

The game is designed for quick and easy experience, which means the only diversion from pushing the gas pedal is using the manual gear shifting - and this can be deactivated. There are overall three playing modes (plus multiplayer): practice, a championship with all 15 courses and a checkpoint race on any course."

Architecture: 68k PPC

The game is optimized for PPC and works under SheepShaver.
Issues : game's running speed is timed on a strange manner and so is unplayable on recent (in PPC Macintoshes context) hardware.


nil0bject's picture
by nil0bject - 2018, February 27 - 8:32am

> the same authors... with who I now work quite frequently Smile ! That's a strange feeling Tongue
can you explain more about you working with them? I'm curious. thanks

ps. I love how you can get air, if you get enough speed and time it right

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by compyislife - 2018, February 26 - 2:17am

It's playable on my iMac G3 for some reason. I'm embarrassed to ask this, but does anyone here know how to setup a networked race? I see no mention of networking in the menus, even though I read online that the PC version does that, and yet I found that there are network related menus by looking into it with ResEdit.

matter's picture
by matter - 2017, January 29 - 6:39pm

I still had the original disk at home. It's unplayable on a G3 for me as well.

mathieudel's picture
by mathieudel - 2010, November 11 - 12:19am

I've added the full version found on a cover CD. It is tagged "Optimized for Power Macintosh" and contains GB/US/IT/SP/DE/FR versions of the game.

I tried it under SheepShaver and it works, but is way too fast to be playable.
I recall playing it on a Performa 5200 with no trouble, but it was a bit too fast on Yosemite G3. I wonder if game's timing is based upon motherboard's speed.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2010, October 27 - 5:50pm

This is now a Disk Copy 6.3 image, stuffed with Stuffit 5.

mathieudel's picture
by mathieudel - 2010, October 7 - 12:03am

When I was a kid, I've passed countless hours playing this great game, as well as with "Fury of the Furries" from the same authors... with who I now work quite frequently Smile ! That's a strange feeling Tongue

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by themacmeister - 2010, March 2 - 8:26am

Only OK? This was my all-time favourite racing game until many years later I discovered Colin McCrae Rally (and a 3Dfx Voodoo2 card!)

themacmeister's picture
by themacmeister - 2009, October 29 - 3:04am

My (backed up) version of Al Unser Racing.SIT has a very nasty mac virus - could someone please scan this version (with Virex 5.5+) and check that it is clean?!

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by longlivemacs - 2009, August 11 - 12:04pm

its an OK game