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Old 02-19-02, 01:04 AM
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Anyone have an opinion on 18 Wheeler?

This game is coming this week for the GC. I have yet to see a review for it on any console. Has anyone played it? How are the graphics, controls, sound? I think it would be cool if you could run over stuff in one of those big trucks.
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Old 02-19-02, 01:12 AM
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I had it for Dreamcast, and didn't get into it really, I ended up selling it quick.
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Old 02-19-02, 01:43 AM
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IF it's anything like the crazy taxi port, don't expect much. It'll be DC graphics with a smoother framrate. Hopefully that's not the case, but I'm doubtful.
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Old 02-19-02, 04:14 AM
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I have it for my DC, it's quite a blast IMHO. Sure there isn't a compelling story line like Driver or GTA3, it's such a neat idea, that it's fun.
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I have for the dc. its fun but there's not replay value in it. it gets old quick
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Old 02-19-02, 10:28 AM
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IGN gave the PS2 port a 5.5

http://ps2.ign.com/articles/166/166201p1.html

Gamespot gave the PS2 port a 6.3

http://gamespot.com/gamespot/stories...825016,00.html

As for me, I bought the DC version for 10 bucks. It's not worth any more than that.
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Old 02-19-02, 10:28 AM
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It's a good game

Originally posted by Anthony Soprano
This game is coming this week for the GC. I have yet to see a review for it on any console. Has anyone played it? How are the graphics, controls, sound? I think it would be cool if you could run over stuff in one of those big trucks.

I like the game specially when they ask you to do some special activities like parking the trailer or driving it in narrow spaces. I'll bet you will be spending tons of time with it!!
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Old 02-19-02, 10:57 AM
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I've played the DC version of the game a little. It's fun at first because of the novelty, but there's not much there. What would be cool is if they took this same idea but made it into a cross-country trip/adventure. If you rent it, you'll have fun...but if you buy, you'll cry.
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Old 02-19-02, 12:52 PM
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I have it for DC. I like it, but you have to realize it's an arcade port. It's not particularly deep. Still, it's fun, even if you can't run over much (most things are outside the "track").
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Old 02-19-02, 01:52 PM
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>As for me, I bought the DC version for 10 bucks. It's not worth any more than that.<

Hey Flay, was that new or used? If new, where did you get it for $10?
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Old 02-19-02, 02:03 PM
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It was new and I think it was Wal Mart. That was several months ago, though.
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Old 02-19-02, 02:43 PM
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It's awesome but so short. You can beat it in one night, so rent it.

Also, does anyone know if Sega will ever release the Emergency Call Ambulance game for any system? That game rocks!
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Old 02-19-02, 08:14 PM
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I would say that for those with a Driving Force or GT Force wheel (both by Logitech) for the PS2, it is a good get.

It supports the forcefeedback wheels very well and the effect is quite good.

For 29.99 a decent (if short) game.

Also, the PS2 version has WORSE graphics than the DC version (poor draw distances and quite alot of shimmer - still very FUN).
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Old 02-21-02, 08:30 PM
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Gamespot released their GC review: 4.6.

http://gamespot.com/gamespot/filters...545937,00.html
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I bought this for the DC when it first came out and it is definitely not worth full price. I had a few friends over and we were all surprised when we reached the end of the game in about 2 hours. It's fun but it's not worth $50.
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Old 02-21-02, 09:32 PM
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I've played the DC version and offer this comment. If you though Crazy Taxi was fun for more than a week, then you'll probably like this game too. If Crazy Taxi got old fast, then I'd just rent 18 Wheeler.
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Old 02-22-02, 03:33 PM
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Played it for DC, way too short, I would rent it. It was a really good game, although I beat it way to fast.
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