4x4 Off-Road Racing (ZXS)

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4x4 Off-Road Racing
4x4 Off-Road Racing - ZXS - UK.jpg
Platform: ZX Spectrum 128
Year: 1988
Developer: Ogdon Micro Design, Inc., Epyx, Inc.
For other games in the series, see 4x4 Off-Road Racing.

4x4 Off-Road Racing is an off-road truck racing game. You choose in which track you want to race, like a Death Valley desert, Georgia mud, or Michigan in the winter. Depending on the race location you'll want to pick different 4x4s, and customize them with various options like a camper for more cargo space, a bigger gas tank, and a winch for getting out of muddy pits. Next, you choose between the various tires, spare parts, and fluids to take with you.

Once you've finished customizing your truck, the race begins. The roads are highly hazardous and littered with dangerous obstacles like pot holes, rocks, and cacti that will damage your truck and send it flying comically through the air. As you speed through the race you'll pass other drivers before finally reaching the end.


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The title screen.

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Walking around the shops.

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Customizing my ride.

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Picking up soon-to-be-needed parts.

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Michigan in the winter.

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Bajaing through Mexico.


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The game features the 4x4 Off-Road Racing Theme at the title screen, but you'll only hear it if you're running the game on a Spectrum 128.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 4x4 Off-Road Racing Theme UnknownUnknown 3:55


(Source: C64 credits, game lacks credits)

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Game Rip

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Ripping ZX Spectrum music is a very complex process that is beyond the scope of this site. The recording was made with NEZ Plug. It is missing the song Taps.

Audio Devices

If played on a ZX Spectrum 128, the game uses the built-in AY-3-8912 audio chip.


  UK.svg   UK
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Title: 4x4 Off-Road Racing
Platform: ZX Spectrum 128
Released: 1988-??-??
Publisher: Epyx, Inc., U.S. Gold Ltd
  Spain.svg   Spain
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Title: 4x4 Off-Road Racing
Platform: ZX Spectrum 128
Released: 198?-??-??
Publisher: Erbe Software, S.A., U.S. Gold Ltd


4x4 Off-Road Racing
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Notable Songs 4x4 Off-Road Racing Theme • Taps
Notable Companies Ogdon Micro Design • Epyx • U.S. Gold