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Rad Racer (NES)

Developer:Square
Publisher:Nintendo
Genre:Racing
First released:August 1987

Achievements

There are 20 achievements worth 400 (4483) points.
Authors: JonnyRetro, Keltron3030

 
What a Breeze!
 
won by 223 (149) of 288 (77.43%)
(4)
Clear the 1st Course - Sunset Coast
The City That Knows How
 
won by 146 (104) of 288 (50.69%)
(9)
Clear the 2nd Course - San Francisco Highway
Grand Canyon
 
won by 114 (82) of 288 (39.58%)
(16)
Clear the 3rd Course - Grand Canyon
It\
 
won by 87 (62) of 288 (30.21%)
(26)
Clear the 4th Course - Athens
The City of Angels
 
won by 63 (47) of 288 (21.88%)
(40)
Clear the 5th Course - Los Angeles Night Way
Icy Rubber
 
won by 60 (46) of 288 (20.83%)
(52)
Clear the 6th Course - Snow White Line
Outrun?!
 
won by 55 (42) of 288 (19.10%)
(66)
Clear the 7th Course - Seaway In Typhoon
The Final Stretch
 
won by 44 (33) of 288 (15.28%)
(91)
Clear the 8th and Final Course - Last Seaside Running
Brakes are for Losers
 
won by 15 (15) of 288 (5.21%)
(91)
Complete course 1 without using the brakes
Turbo Lag
 
won by 16 (16) of 288 (5.56%)
(111)
Complete course 2 without turbo
Stayin\
 
won by 7 (6) of 288 (2.43%)
(293)
Complete course 3 without hitting the shoulder
Keep it on 4 Wheels
 
won by 8 (7) of 288 (2.78%)
(305)
Complete course 4 without flipping the car
L.A. Nightway Speed Run
 
won by 0 of 288 (0.00%)
(910)
Complete course 5 with at least 19 seconds remaining (from WR set on 2-22-18 by Kyle Nelson)
Formula 1 Racer
 
won by 22 (18) of 288 (7.64%)
(23)
Complete a course with the F1 Machine
You Need Glasses!
 
won by 11 (11) of 288 (3.82%)
(87)
Complete a course on 3D mode
Runnin\
 
won by 34 (26) of 288 (11.81%)
(49)
Reach checkpoint when the music's over
Speedy Gonzales 2.0
 
won by 14 (13) of 288 (4.86%)
(104)
Maintain 255 KM-H for 14 seconds
High Speed Collision
 
won by 12 (9) of 288 (4.17%)
(120)
An epic crash with another vehicle that flips your car
Distracted Driving
 
won by 7 (7) of 288 (2.43%)
(266)
While maintaining top speed listen to all 3 radio stations for at least 4 seconds each
A Truly Rad Racer
 
won by 0 of 288 (0.00%)
(1820)
Beat all 8 courses to win the game(no losses)
Forum Topic: View official forum topic for Rad Racer here

Recent comment(s):
9 Aug 14:34 2015
JonnyRetro
Just added all the courses for now. When I find some time I'll make more :)
10 Aug 18:00 2015
Haplo
I added some chievos suggestions in the corresponding topic
10 Aug 21:14 2015
JonnyRetro
I'll check them out.. thanks :)
10 Aug 22:15 2015
Firebrand4
Ahah great ! I will play them ! :)
10 Aug 22:48 2015
JonnyRetro
Good luck! ;)
10 Aug 23:09 2015
JonnyRetro
Just a heads up.. the official link to the forum topic is BROKEN! All posts get deleted automatically. I made a new one here:
10 Aug 23:10 2015
JonnyRetro
http://retroachievements.org/viewtopic.php?t=2170&c=11403
26 Jun 15:47 2016
AndreSeixasR
Only the first one worked.... The others are not poping up... :-(
2 Nov 23:02 2017
LiveFastCyYoung
These definitely work. Good set.
21 Sep 2:59 2018
CoolCanuck
Rad
24 Sep 13:00 2018
Keltron3030
All courses now have time trial leaderboards. Throw down some rad times!
2 Oct 20:36 2018
Keltron3030
Had to wipe the leaderboards due to an error in the time keeping logic, sorry. As a consolation I've created a high score leaderboard so you can see how you stack up against world records.
2 Oct 20:36 2018
Keltron3030
A caveat, world record runs demand original hardware not emulation.
2 Oct 20:39 2018
Keltron3030
https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/rad-racer/nintendo-entertainment-system
14 Oct 20:55 2018
LordArchantos
If someone could please delete my times from the leaderboards I'd appreciate it. My system was hiccuping oddly (apparently due to Nvidia drivers) as I was playing earlier, and I am pretty certain some of the times that got uploaded are somewhat off.
14 Oct 20:58 2018
Keltron3030
You want me to clear all 4 top times you got?
15 Oct 4:28 2018
LordArchantos
Yes please. Otherwise I'll feel like a cheat as I can't be sure, as especially my Course 5 time seems definitely too fast even if I did have a good run. :)
15 Oct 9:57 2018
Keltron3030
Done

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

PosUserPoints
1
LordArchantos
800
2
AlluminumMallard
620
3
MuonGluon
620
4
Wendigo
590
5
Yakurena
521
6
Keltron3030
480
7
shroome
424
8
random64
404
9
GOGZero
394
10
hardt
394

Leaderboards

Highest Final Score
LordArchantos
66428
Fastest Finish Time on Course 1
LordArchantos
2:43.40
Fastest Finish Time on Course 2
LordArchantos
2:59.70
Fastest Finish Time on Course 3
Wendigo
3:00.51
Fastest Finish Time on Course 4
Wendigo
3:09.73
Fastest Finish Time on Course 5
LordArchantos
3:01.01
Fastest Finish Time on Course 6
LordArchantos
3:00.13
Fastest Finish Time on Course 7
LordArchantos
3:03.26
Fastest Finish Time on Course 8
LordArchantos
3:14.36