Let me start this review by saying that Stunts is a fabulous game, and my words won't be sufficient to depict that fact. This game is an absolute must for every car enthusiast, but I'll write a short review just for the sake of it :)
In Stunts you can do a number of various things. First of all, you can choose a track and race against the clock, driving a car of your choice. There are 11 cars at your disposal, each one unique in its own way. Every car also comes with some short stats - horsepower, engine, displacement, acceleration, top speed, price and power graph. Each one has an authentic interior which is a nice touch.
Except the clock, you can also race against the computer drivers that vary in difficulty. Each of the opponents also comes with some short background info.
If you haven't played this game, by now you are probably thinking what's so special about it!? Well, its the track builder! It is absolutely fantastic. It enables you to create your own tracks consisting of all kinds of terrains, obstacles and stunts. You can build bridges that you can jump accross, diagonal and vertical loops, put baricades on the road, elevate the track on two levels, create viaducts, tunnels, sloped curves... you can even build the surrounding screnery, or incorporate it into the track stunts! Its simply amazing. I could write a few pages just about the track editor. Best of all, its very straightforward and easy to learn.
Driving against computer opponents on the track that you've built is extremely entertaining. Of course, in order to complete the stages successfully, and expirience their true potential, you will have to master driving through all kinds of loops and avoiding different obstacles. Trust me, you won't be sorry.
The graphics and sound effects are not the best you've ever seen, but bare in mind that this game was published in 1990. when programmers had to be geniuses in order to create a 3D engine that would run smooth even on a 25Mhz CPU. In conclusion, this is an all around great game that diserves a clean 5 mark, and that should mean something to you.
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