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Overview

Midtown Madness was a 3D racing game developed by Angel Studios released in 1999 by Microsoft Game Studios for PC.

Location

The entire game takes place entirely in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Although it is a scaled down version featuring famous landmarks such as: Buckingham Fountain, Adler Planetarium, Soldier Field, Wrigley Field, and Shedd Aquarium.

Vehicles

There are 10 vehicles you can drive. Five of them are unlocked from the start, the other 5 of them are locked with specific requirements to unlock.

VW New Beetle - The nimble New Beetle ducks through narrow shortcuts and zips around heavy traffic.

City Bus (locked) - Take the wheel of the massive bus, make your own rules for public transportation!

Cadillac Eldorado - Elegant, classy, high performance--with a knack for the occasional "off-road' experience.

Ford Mustang Cruiser (locked) - Smoke down the highways and power-slide around corners in this tough guy.

Ford F-350 - Tough steel survives urban abuse, muscles heavy traffic, and climbs stairs with ease.

Ford Mustang Fastback (locked) - The classic muscle car: clean lines and straight-line speed!d!

Ford Mustang GT - The new Ford Mustang GT packs a potent punch with it's powerful V-8 engine.

Panoz GTR-1 (locked) - Climb into the cockpit and rocket past traffic--but don't let the cops see you.

Panoz Roadster - Race this sporty baby for a thrill in stylish speed and responsive handling.

Freightliner Century (locked) - Throw around pure muscle and mass to take undisputed ownership of the road.

Multiplayer

There is support for multiplayer for LAN and IP games

Online Modes:

  • Cruise
  • Race (Checkpoint / Blitz)
  • Cops & Robbers

System Requirements

  • Multimedia PC with Pentium 200 or a Pentium 166 with 3D accelerator
  • Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows 2000 operating system
  • 16MB of RAM for Windows 95 or Windows 98, 32MB recommended; 32MB of RAM for Windows 2000
  • 300 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Double speed CD-ROM drive, quad-speed recommended Super VGA 16-bit color monitor
  • Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device; joystick or steering wheel recommended
  • MS DirectSound 6.0 API compatible sound card with speakers or headphones for audio

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