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Race more than 20 accurately modeled off-road vehicles in 30 stages from Paris to Moscow to compete for the Cross-Country Rally World Cup. Master Rallye requires precision driving, skillful short-term driving tactics, and long-term navigation strategy as you slip, slide, bounce, race, and pound your way through seven European countries featuring deserts, mountains, and forest stages based on the real-life Master Rallye event. Aggressive AI-controlled drivers with unique strengths, abilities, and personalities provide fierce competition for unwary rally drivers.
Single-player modes include Quick Race, Rallye Cup, Challenge, Master Rallye, and Invitation, with the latter two available only after winning Rallye Cup races. Vehicle performance is based on speed, acceleration, handling, and endurance, though not all are initially available and must be unlocked by successful completion of races. Car setups focus on adjustable elements including spring stiffness, damper rate, ride height, anti-roll stiffness, brake bias, unlimited slip deferential, and gear ratios.
Multiplayer action for four players on a LAN or the Internet is available, though Internet competition is dependent on connection speed (three players with 128K ISDN, four players with 256K ADSL/cable modems). Practice, standard, checkpoint, and split-screen games are available in both arcade and challenge modes. ~ Michael L. House, All Game Guide