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Street Legal Racing: Redline

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Activision Value
Developer: Invictus

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'Street Legal Racing: Redline' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 14, 2004 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT

Time to see if you have the guts! The streets come alive after the sun goes down, and you're behind the wheel of a high octane, super charged import that takes no prisoners! This is where the street separates the men from the boys! Are you ready to race for respect or is life just passing you by?

Get the Street Legal Racing: Redline demo off WP (270mb)

Street Legal gives players the chance to transform a variety of vehicles including everything from lightweight economy cars to high-end sports cars into one-of-a-kind street racing machines with customized decals and paint schemes.

I: MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
II: INSTALLATION
III: GAMEPLAY/GAME MODES
IV: CONTROLS
V: TECHNICAL SUPPORT
VI: SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT
VII: CREDITS

I. MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
PII 500Mhz
128 MB RAM
500 MB Free HD Space Required
4x CD ROM Drive
DirectX 9 compatible video card with 32MB video memory
DirectX compatible sound card


NOTE: Street Legal Racing: Redline requires that DirectX 9 be installed on your
computer in order to run properly. DirectX 9 can be install by placing the
Street Legal Racing: Redline game CD into the CD ROM drive and selecting
"Install DirectX 9.0a" on the autorun screen. If the autron feature does not
function properly, DirectX 9.0a can be installed from the root directory of the
game CD. With the CD in the drive, open My Computer, double click on the CD
ROM drive listing that contains the Street Legal Racing: Redline CD, and double
click on he "dx90a_redist.exe" file.

II. INSTALLATION

AUTORUN:
1. Turn the computer on and start Windows 98/ME/2000/XP. Please close any
other programs you have running.
2. Place the Street Legal Racing: Redline CD in the CD-ROM drive and wait 10
seconds. The install screen should appear.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

NOTE: If the Autorun feature is disabled or does not work properly, please
follow one of the manual installation methods below.

MANUAL INSTALLATION METHOD ONE:
1. Turn the computer on and start Windows 98/ME/2000/XP. Please close any
other programs you have running.
2. Place the Street Legal Racing: Redline CD in the CD-ROM drive.
3. Click [Start] and then click on [Run].
4. Type the letter of your CD-ROM drive (usually "D") followed by a colon (:)
and the word "Launch". Then click the [OK] button. (Example: "D:LAUNCH")
5. The install screen should appear. Follow the on-screen instructions.

MANUAL INSTALLATION METHOD TWO:
1. Turn the computer on and start Windows 98/ME/2000/XP. Please close any
other programs you have running.
2. Place the Street Legal Racing: Redline CD in the CD-ROM drive.
3. Double-click on the [My Computer] icon from your desktop.
4. Double-click on the CD-ROM icon labeled [SLRacing].
5. Double-click on the [Launch] icon.
6. The install screen should appear. Follow the on-screen instructions.

GETTING STARTED AFTER INSTALLATION:
1. Place the Street Legal Racing: Redline CD in the CD-ROM drive.
2. Click on [Start] and then select [Programs].
3. Select Activision Value, Street Legal Racing, Street Legal Racing to start
the game.


III. GAME MODES:
Summary:
Street Legal Racing: Redline, puts you in the seat of one of 8 stock import
cars challenging you to seek out random street races by day, earning money to
buy parts to trick out your car for the big drag at night where you can put it
all on the line. As time passes, you will slowly mold your vehicle into a
finely tuned racing machine, capable of taking anything on the streets, but it
wont be easy. There are many other racers out there with these same
aspirations, willing to do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag, and the
police don't have the same affinity for street racing as most, doing whatever
they can to break these dangerous races up. Do you have both the driving skill
and mechanical know-how to make it to the top?

Quick Race:
Hit the streets for a quick street race with a random car and at a random
location in the city.

Free Ride:
Freely explore the streets of the city with a random car.

Career:
Start a new street racing career. Begin with a pocket full of cash and go
shopping for a new car. Build your car up and work your way up the ranks of
the local street racing clubs. Do you have what it takes to win the Race of
Champions?

Day Races:
During the day, driving around the city in search of other street racers is
your only means of finding competition. Once you find another racer, honking
your horn will bring up the challenge screen. Day races are less risky, you
can only race for prestige or money, though length and finishing point of each
race can be varied if you have a higher prestige rank than your opponent. To
adjust the finish point, click on the city map where you would like the race to
finish at.

Night Races:
At night, the local street racing club members gather all gather to put it all
on the line to climb club rankings and maybe even win a few pink slips. At
night, the race gathering location is represented by a flag on the minimap.
Once you arrive at the gathering spot, you can sit back and watch other club
members go at it or you can enter the racing and try to climb the club ranks,
and if you're feeling lucky, you can bet for pink slips as well! Night racese
always 1/4 mile drags.

IV. CONTROLS
In the Garage:
Left Click Menu Option: Select
Left Click Part: Remove/Replace part
Hold Right-Click: Enable camera mode
Left Click-Drag Part Onto Repair: Repairs selected part
Left Click-Drag Part Onto Sell: Sells selected part
Mouse Wheel Up: Zoom in
Mouse Wheel Down: Zoom out
Arrow Keys: Move camera

On the Streets:
Accelerate: Up arrow
Brake: Down arrow
Turn Left: Left arrow
Turn Right: Right arrow
Hand Brake: Space
Shift Up: A
Shift Down: Z
Engage NOS: N
Honk Horn: H
Access In-Game Menu: ESC
Next Radio Station: . (period)
Previous Radio Station: , (comma)
Volume Up: NUM+
Volume Down: NUM-
Enable Camera Mode: Hold right-click
Zoom In: Mouse wheel up
Zoom Out: Mouse wheel down

V. TECHNICAL SUPPORT

You should read through the manual and the readme file on the CD before
contacting Activision Value Customer Support. Additionally, if you have
internet access, check out our website at: http://www.activisionvalue.com/

Please ensure that your computer system meets the minimum system requirements
that are listed on the bottom of the box. Our Customer Support representatives
will not be able to help customers whose computers do not meet the
requirements. So that we can better help you, please have the following
information ready:

- Complete product title (include version number)
- Exact error message reported (if any) and a brief description of the
problem
- Your computer's processor type and speed (e.g. Pentium 200 MHz)
- Amount of RAM
- Make and model of your video and sound card (e.g. Diamond Viper V770,
Creative Sound Blaster Live Platinum)
- Make and model of your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive (e.g. Samsung SC-140)
- Operating System

NOTE: Please do not contact Customer Support for hints/ codes/ cheats; only
technical issues.

NOTE: Support is handled in English only.

Internet:

http://www.activisionvalue.com
Our support section of the web has the most up-to-date information available including patches that can be downloaded free-of-charge. We update the support
pages daily so please check here first for solutions.

NOTE: You must be at least the age of 13 years old in order for us to assist you when contacting Customer Support.

E-Mail:

support@activisionvalue.com
The best way for you to help us aid you is through the use of the E-Mail Support. Simply click on the E-Mail link from a FAQ section of our website. You
can also e-mail us directly at the above e-mail address. Please ensure that you include all of the bulleted information asked above for the computer you are
running the program from when e-mailing to the above address. A response may take anywhere from 24-72 hours depending on the volume of messages we receive and the nature of your problem. During the first few weeks of a game release and during holiday seasons the response time may take a little longer.

NOTE: The multiplayer components of Activision Value games are handled only through internet/ e-mail.


TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN AUSTRALIA
Please call 1902 263 555 calls are charged at $1.98 per minute + GST.
Support at www.activisionvalue.com

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