Uniracers had the best instruction manual
from ExtraMedicated@lemmy.world to retrogaming@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 02:11
https://lemmy.world/post/9416422

I don’t remember why I originally bothered to read this manual 25 years ago, but I ended up reading it to enjoy the jokes and humorous writing it contained.

#retrogaming

cybervseas@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 02:38 next collapse

I had to check and yes it is indeed a British game. The humor was a dead giveaway. In fact, this game was DMA Design aka Rockstar North, of Lemmings and Shadow of the Beast fame.

farcaster@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 02:53 next collapse

And a great soundtrack www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rDlnR1RBNQ

Kolanaki@yiffit.net on 11 Dec 2023 02:58 next collapse

Didn’t it have a big blank page at the end that wasn’t entirely blank? Pretty sure it has a joke (probably funnier to my adolescent mind than it is now) but I’m not entirely sure.

ExtraMedicated@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 03:20 collapse

It sure did: <img alt="" src="https://lemmy.world/pictrs/image/7fc8cd47-6526-4e80-a761-58374ebf417b.jpeg">

Zoomboingding@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 15:44 collapse

The tabletop was doing a headstand, right? Not something you’d want to do in a race but could be a great finisher on the stunt courses.

ExtraMedicated@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 21:07 collapse

I don’t remember. I want to play this again. I’d be shocked if my snes still works somehow.

Time to find an emulator I guess.

graffekta@aussie.zone on 11 Dec 2023 04:05 next collapse

One of my favourites from SNES! Really fond memories playing it with my sister.

DarkThoughts@kbin.social on 11 Dec 2023 07:45 collapse
Sharpiemarker@feddit.de on 11 Dec 2023 15:50 next collapse

Wow this is a timely post. I was just thinking about how I used to play Uniracer with a friend who lived down the street from me in elementary school.

ThrowawayPermanente@sh.itjust.works on 11 Dec 2023 16:32 next collapse

This was such a neat game

o__math@lemmy.world on 11 Dec 2023 18:33 collapse

I actually miss this. I know there are still out there games with silly concepts, but think about this: unicycles racing against each other and that’s about it. lol