VIDEO | PC Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 7:55 PM

Our videos of Star Wars Racer

Our videos of Star Wars Racer

Nostalgic players are in for a treat with the return of the original Star Wars: Episode I Racer thanks to gog.com. Since we were sent a code, we jumped back in time 19 years ago and brought you back some videos with the power of the force.

Gameplay #1 (PC)
Gameplay #2 (PC)
Gameplay #3 (PC)

All comments

Commented on 2018-05-03 23:00:30
Great fun back in the day.
Commented on 2018-05-05 10:37:40
One of the best games of all time! I've been waiting for years for GOG to fix it for modern systems, and they finally did!

Anyways, the game supports proper widescreen resolutions, why were the videos in 4:3? Nostalgia factor? :)

Also, you guys didn't seem to use the booster at all. WHY? Go back playing the game, switching and upgrading your ride and come back with another gameplay video where you surpass the 1000 [whatever these speed units are] threshold :)
Commented on 2018-05-05 11:09:21 In reply to achkun
Because I found no resolution option whatsoever in the game so it's not like I had a choice. :/

Edit : I've figured out where you can change the resolution, in the game's settings in Gog Galaxy. Sadly, now every time I launch Mirillis Action! the camera is stuck in the rear view, which makes it impossible to play...

As for boosters, the button mapping option (which you have to use even with an Xbox One controller) was broken when I captured the game (for me at least) and I didn't have time to try again and make new videos (work, work, work). :)
Commented on 2018-05-07 14:05:00 In reply to Driftwood
I understand. Well, I hope that in the near future you'll find some time to come back to this game, find solutions to your problems (try using the DgVoodoo 2 wrapper, that way the game runs in DX11, and also, you can force MSAA through its interface; and/or try different recording software like Bandicam, OBS, etc., or one of your hardware capture cards) and do this legendary game justice with new gameplay video(s) in high resolution (at least 1080p60, at max settings - see this guide https://www.gog.com/forum/star_wars_episode_i_race... ) with forced MSAA and flying at mind-boggling speeds ;) The fun really starts at 850 [whatever these speed units are].

To actually activate the boost, you need to point the nose of the pod downward when the green light on the speedometer is on, and when the light turns yellow you can engage the boosters. I only play using keyboard so I'm holding the forward arrow key and W key simultaneously almost all the time, the most common exceptions being long jumps and zero-G tunnels ;)
Commented on 2018-05-07 14:15:13 In reply to achkun
I'll do my best, it's so nicely asked. Don't expect skills though. :)

About the game


What's up?
  • Tinks
    Tinks I don't want to be negative all over though. I liked all the other trailers, and Shazam looks like it could be cool (1 Hour ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks Black Manta looks rad. They didn't infuse his design with monster energy drink masculinity (1 Hour ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks I write off Aquaman because you're already dealing with one of the worst super heroes in comics. Then when you see the design for creatures/villains it sorta seals its fate. Though I do think (1 Hour ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks DC movies so far HAVEN'T been fun otherwise. (1 Hour ago)
  • Tinks
    Tinks Wonder Woman is good because it's not a dark slow movie and actually has some charismatic characters. (1 Hour ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus seems real girl power = magically above other duds into becoming a decent flick? what would i know in this day and age. (2 Hours ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus @alimokrane: yhea about that, DC aren't shitty only because they look like DC "CG" movies, but because they are shit. even wonder woman that sold a lot it's just another incomprensible dud. but hey (2 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories