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Rad Racer (NES)

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

Achievements

There are 20 achievements worth 400 (2282) points.
Authors: (12), (8).

 
What a Breeze!
 
won by 279 (185) of 368 (75.82%)
(4)
Clear the 1st Course - Sunset Coast
The City That Knows How
 
won by 186 (128) of 368 (50.54%)
(9)
Clear the 2nd Course - San Francisco Highway
Grand Canyon
 
won by 137 (96) of 368 (37.23%)
(17)
Clear the 3rd Course - Grand Canyon
It\
 
won by 103 (70) of 368 (27.99%)
(27)
Clear the 4th Course - Athens
The City of Angels
 
won by 74 (53) of 368 (20.11%)
(42)
Clear the 5th Course - Los Angeles Night Way
Icy Rubber
 
won by 68 (51) of 368 (18.48%)
(56)
Clear the 6th Course - Snow White Line
Outrun?!
 
won by 63 (47) of 368 (17.12%)
(71)
Clear the 7th Course - Seaway In Typhoon
The Final Stretch
 
won by 52 (38) of 368 (14.13%)
(97)
Clear the 8th and Final Course - Last Seaside Running
Brakes are for Losers
 
won by 26 (25) of 368 (7.07%)
(70)
Complete course 1 without using the brakes
Turbo Lag
 
won by 30 (28) of 368 (8.15%)
(79)
Complete course 2 without turbo
Stayin\
 
won by 14 (12) of 368 (3.80%)
(201)
Complete course 3 without hitting the shoulder
Keep it on 4 Wheels
 
won by 15 (13) of 368 (4.08%)
(222)
Complete course 4 without flipping the car
L.A. Nightway Speed Run
 
won by 11 (7) of 368 (2.99%)
(321)
Complete course 5 with at least 19 seconds remaining (from WR set on 2-22-18 by Kyle Nelson)
Formula 1 Racer
 
won by 44 (35) of 368 (11.96%)
(15)
Complete a course with the F1 Machine
You Need Glasses!
 
won by 25 (23) of 368 (6.79%)
(52)
Complete a course on 3D mode
Runnin\
 
won by 86 (60) of 368 (23.37%)
(28)
Reach checkpoint when the music's over
Speedy Gonzales 2.0
 
won by 40 (31) of 368 (10.87%)
(51)
Maintain 255 KM-H for 14 seconds
High Speed Collision
 
won by 44 (27) of 368 (11.96%)
(47)
An epic crash with another vehicle that flips your car
Distracted Driving
 
won by 15 (14) of 368 (4.08%)
(170)
While maintaining top speed listen to all 3 radio stations for at least 4 seconds each
A Truly Rad Racer
 
won by 11 (7) of 368 (2.99%)
(703)
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!
27 Mar 3:25 2019
Keltron3030
It should be mentioned that the game offers a level select code which is acceptable to use for any of the achievements; however, it will not allow you to unlock "A Truly Rad Racer".
27 Mar 3:26 2019
Keltron3030
Level select feature: Once you select your vehicle, press the B button X-1 times (X = Track Number). Then, hold Up and Right and press Start.

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

PosUserPoints
1
LordArchantos
800
2
Smoke131
800
3
Kuluk01
800
4
Samson
800
5
AlluminumMallard
800
6
MuonGluon
620
7
bursterror
620
8
Wendigo
620
9
Sarconius
620
10
Yakurena
521

Leaderboards

Highest Final Score
LordArchantos
66428
Fastest Finish Time on Course 1
LordArchantos
2:43.40
Fastest Finish Time on Course 2
Samson
2:56.21
Fastest Finish Time on Course 3
Samson
2:56.08
Fastest Finish Time on Course 4
Kuluk01
3:05.20
Fastest Finish Time on Course 5
AlluminumMallard
2:58.45
Fastest Finish Time on Course 6
Samson
2:49.05
Fastest Finish Time on Course 7
LordArchantos
3:03.26
Fastest Finish Time on Course 8
Samson
3:14.16