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* MadeOfExplodium[=/=]/EveryCarIsAPinto: Rival cars explode when you pass them.

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* MadeOfExplodium[=/=]/EveryCarIsAPinto: MadeOfExplodium[=/=]EveryCarIsAPinto: Rival cars explode when you pass them.


* MadeOfExplodium/EveryCarIsAPinto: Rival cars explode when you pass them.

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* MadeOfExplodium/EveryCarIsAPinto: MadeOfExplodium[=/=]/EveryCarIsAPinto: Rival cars explode when you pass them.


* FuturisticSuperhighway: Several tracks from the first game, and all of the tracks in [=MegaRace=] 3.

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* FuturisticSuperhighway: Several tracks from the first game, and all of the tracks in [=MegaRace=] 3.''[=MegaRace=] 3''.



* {{Homage}}: The atmosphere of the series is very reminiscent of ''Film/BladeRunner'' and ''Film/TheRunningMan''.



* MadeOfExplodium / EveryCarIsAPinto: Rival cars explode when you pass them.

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* MadeOfExplodium / EveryCarIsAPinto: MadeOfExplodium/EveryCarIsAPinto: Rival cars explode when you pass them.


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->''"And now, [[MegaCorp VWBT]] is proud to present the show that squashes reality like a bug. That's right, you better be ready to: [[TitleDrop MegaRace]]!"''

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->''"And now, [[MegaCorp VWBT]] VWBT is proud to present the show that squashes reality like a bug. That's right, you better be ready to: [[TitleDrop MegaRace]]!"''[=MegaRace=]!"''



A RacingGame / VehicularCombat series created by CryoInteractive in 1993.

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A RacingGame / VehicularCombat series created by CryoInteractive Creator/CryoInteractive in 1993.



There are three games in the series, [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_1_2 all]] [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_3 three]] are available on Good Old Games and have more recently been re-released for Android and iOS. Plans for a reboot have also been announced as of 2014.

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There are three games in the series, The entire trilogy has been re-released [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_1_2 all]] [[http://www.on]] [[https://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_3 three]] are available on Good Old Games com/game/megarace_3 GOG.com]] and have more recently been re-released for Android and iOS. Plans for a reboot have also been announced as of 2014.[[https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/5040/MegaRace_Pack/ Steam]].

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** The speed gangs keep coming back for more, so he probably means it. That said, "virtual" death is said to look and feel just like the real thing, and Lance suggests that it might not be completely harmless after all:
-->'''Lance:''' "Of course, he only got splattered ''virtually'', but even so; how many times can somebody's neurons take that kind of partying? I've got the statistics right here... only I'm not allowed to tell."

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-->'''Lance Boyle''': I got the statistics right here, only I'm not allowed to tell.


There are three games in the series, [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_1_2 all]] [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_3 three]] are available on Good Old Games.

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There are three games in the series, [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_1_2 all]] [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/megarace_3 three]] are available on Good Old Games.Games and have more recently been re-released for Android and iOS. Plans for a reboot have also been announced as of 2014.


Taking place in TheFuture, [=MegaRace=] is a series created by Virtual World Broadcast Television.[[note]]Or [=VWBT=] for short.[[/note]] Designed to inject a little excitement into the monotony of everyday life, [=MegaRace=] lets [[AnAdventurerIsYou whoever is interested]] participate in high-speed races against vicious criminal gangs that the rule the roads of the future. The catch is that the races are [[{{Cyberspace}} entirely virtual]], so no harm befalls anyone.

The host of [=MegaRace=] is the [[LargeHam eccentric]] [[PunnyName Lance Boyle]], who initially encourages the contestants, but won't hesitate to insult them if they fail.

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Taking place in TheFuture, [=MegaRace=] ''[=MegaRace=]'' is a series created by Virtual World Broadcast Television.[[note]]Or [=VWBT=] for short.[[/note]] Designed to inject a little excitement into the monotony of everyday life, [=MegaRace=] lets [[AnAdventurerIsYou whoever is interested]] participate in high-speed races against vicious criminal gangs that the rule the roads of the future. The catch is that the races are [[{{Cyberspace}} entirely virtual]], so no harm befalls anyone.

The host of [=MegaRace=] ''[=MegaRace=]'' is the [[LargeHam eccentric]] [[PunnyName Lance Boyle]], who initially encourages the contestants, but won't hesitate to insult them if they fail.


* GuiltBasedGaming: Lance will belittle and insult the player for quitting, but if you quit after a good winning streak this is averted; then he'll compliment you on your skill and say you've earned a break.



* CarFu: One of the possible ways to defeat the speed-gangs.

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* CarFu: One of the possible ways to defeat the speed-gangs. The most common way, in fact, if you suck at conserving ammo.


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* GuiltBasedGaming: Lance will belittle and insult the player for quitting, but if you quit after a good winning streak this is averted; then he'll compliment you on your skill and say you've earned a break.

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* GuiltBasedGaming: Lance will belittle and insult the player for quitting, but if you quit after a good winning streak this is averted; then he'll compliment you on your skill and say you've earned a break.


Taking place in TheFuture, [=MegaRace=] is a series created by Virtual World Broadcast Television[[note]]or [=VWBT=] for short[[/note]]. Designed to inject a little excitement into the monotony of everyday life, [=MegaRace=] lets [[AnAdventurerIsYou whoever is interested]] participate in high-speed races against vicious criminal gangs that the rule the roads of the future. The catch is that the races are [[{{Cyberspace}} entirely virtual]], so no harm befalls anyone.

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Taking place in TheFuture, [=MegaRace=] is a series created by Virtual World Broadcast Television[[note]]or Television.[[note]]Or [=VWBT=] for short[[/note]]. short.[[/note]] Designed to inject a little excitement into the monotony of everyday life, [=MegaRace=] lets [[AnAdventurerIsYou whoever is interested]] participate in high-speed races against vicious criminal gangs that the rule the roads of the future. The catch is that the races are [[{{Cyberspace}} entirely virtual]], so no harm befalls anyone.


[[caption-width-right:288:[[{{Tagline}} You've got to fight to finish]]!]]

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[[caption-width-right:288:[[{{Tagline}} You've got to fight to finish]]!]]finish!]]]]



* AnAdventurerIsYou: Anyone can become The Enforcer.



* AnAdventurerIsYou: Anyone can become The Enforcer.



* OddlyNamedSequel: The third game was originally released with the subtitle "Nanotech Disaster", which has nothing to do with the game. It was left off of future releases.

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* OddlyNamedSequel: OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo: The third game was originally released with the subtitle "Nanotech Disaster", which has nothing to do with the game. It was left off of future releases.


* FranchiseKiller: The third game's dramatic shift in gameplay style turned off a lot of people, and there hasn't been a game since.


* CameraScrew: The second game suffers from this.

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* CameraScrew: The second game suffers from this.It focuses on the track, not at your car. If you stop, it changes to a still shot of the track util you get moving offscreen. Because of that, it's difficult to gauge turns.


* NewNeoCity: [=NewSan=] is this to [[SanFrancisco [=OldSan=]]].

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* NewNeoCity: [=NewSan=] is this to [[SanFrancisco [[UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco [=OldSan=]]].

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