Rally Cross Challenge - Instructions
Rally Cross is the toughest and most challenging of motor car sports. The
skills and temperament of the drivers are as important as the power, speed
and manouverability of the car. RALLY CROSS CHALLENGE tests the temperament
and driving skills of the players as the defeated drivers are gradually
replaced by computer drivers of increasing skill and experience.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS
Amiga-ST-IBM : 4
J/S = Joystick : K.B. = Keyboard
4 Players : 4 Joysticks using SPECIAL ADAPTOR.
PL.1 & PL.2 - J/S : PL.3 & PL.4 - K.B.
3 Players : PL.1 & PL.2 - J/S : PL.3 - K.B.
2 Players : Joysticks or J/S and Keyboard or Keyboard (MAKE SENSE TO YOU !)
1 Player : Joystick or Keyboard.
The challenge starts on the first track. At the end of the race the last
placed contestant is replaced by a computer controlled driver. the computer
drivers personalities range from cautious to reckless and have a few dare
devils in their ranks. Their skills range from novice to expert. A
combination of character, skills and experience creates a range of drivers
to provide an ever increasing challenge to the players. The First, Second
and Third placed players are awarded 4,2 and 1 points respectively. These
points can be used to enhance the player's car or improve pit efficiency.
the option page displays a T.V. monitor for each player. Each monitor has 7
icon displays at the bottom.
ICON DISPLAY - FUNCTION
1. TURBO - Each unit gives extra acceleration, reducing the time required
to reach TOP speed.
2. STEERING - Each extra unit increases the rate of steering and maximum
3. TRACTION - Improves the road holding capabilities of the car, allowing
the player to maintain high speeds round the bends.
4. AERODYNAMICS - Increases the TOP speed of the car.
5. REPAIR TIME - Improves the pit efficiency, reducing the pit stop times.
6. BRAKES - Reduce the braking distance.
7. GO - A multi-function icon used for:
a. Signify that selection is over
b. Change car control method. There are 3 methods of controlling the
car. See CAR CONTROL for fuller description.
Move J/S left or right to highlight the Icon. Move J/S up or down to change
the units of the Enhancement icons.
GO - Move J/S up to display 1, the default car control method. Press F.B.
to change the control to 2 or 3 or back to 1.
Move J/S down to display GO. Press F.B. to end selection. The monitor
screen will switch OFF.
The monitor screen shows useful information like the weather, credits,
computer drivers, etc.
When all players have COMPLETED the selection, press F.B. to EXIT the
CAR CONTROL PLAYER 1 PLAYER 2 PLAYER 3 PLAYER 4
Amiga - ST RED BLUE GREEN YELLOW
CONTROL OPTIONS OPTION 1 OPTION 2 OPTION 3
Turn Left LEFT LEFT LEFT
Turn Right RIGHT RIGHT RIGHT
Accelerate UP UP AUTOMATIC
Brake DOWN F.B. F.B.
Hand Brake F.B. DOWN DOWN+F.B.
Only when all selections have been made on the OPTION page i.e. all monitor
screen are switched off, the next track to be raced is shown. The count
down starts. As soon as the lights go GREEN, Accelerate the car to start
the race. Premature start is penalised.
REMEMBER, the last placed contestant is ELIMINATED.
Typed by PHANTOM LORD (MEDWAY BOYS). Edited by PARASITE.