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Topic # 109055 11-Sep-2012 16:53
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Anyone recommend any realistic car driving games where you can choose to drive normally in a city or on the highway?  I just like driving and being able to drive around different cities (without racing or destroying something) sounds OK to me.

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  Reply # 684489 11-Sep-2012 17:06
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The GTA series is the best for just driving around a big city, dont be put off by its violent reputation.

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  Reply # 684493 11-Sep-2012 17:11
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I've always wanted a game just like this, and the closest I've ever found was "Test Drive".

IIRC you're stuck driving around Hawaii though. Could be worse. Can always pretend you're Hawaii 5-0.




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 684530 11-Sep-2012 17:57
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Book 'em, Danno.

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  Reply # 684533 11-Sep-2012 18:08
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Burnout Paradise could fit the bill, I've not played it but it is an open world driving game with the option of racing and crashing into things.

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  Reply # 684539 11-Sep-2012 18:12
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Midtown madness was awesome for this!

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  Reply # 684554 11-Sep-2012 18:43
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Grand Turismo for serious driving ...
Burnout Paradise for loads and loads of fun ...

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  Reply # 684607 11-Sep-2012 21:01
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There is an actual car simulator... I tried a demo of it a little while ago...have to indicate and everything. Ill see if I can find the name of it....




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  Reply # 684608 11-Sep-2012 21:05
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Bus Driver?

No racing involved, and you are rewarded by smooth and timely driving

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  Reply # 684618 11-Sep-2012 21:29
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Burnout is serious fun. Plus you get to drive the BTTF DeLorean :)

You can just tootle about, or you can do the crazier stuff.

I'm sick of "Paradise City" as a result of that game.




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  Reply # 684720 12-Sep-2012 08:42
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Pretty sure this is the simulator I was playing with...

http://citycardriving.com/




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  Reply # 684737 12-Sep-2012 09:04
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Hey,

If you can hold on till November then Need for speed are releasing there new game "Most Wanted" which carries on from the other Most Wanted series of games that game out a few years ago.

This will have free roam so you can just drive around the city and you obviously can race people etc.
Check their website for updates and videos.

Looks like its going to be a sick game!

http://www.needforspeed.com/en_AU



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  Reply # 684738 12-Sep-2012 09:07
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Thanks for the replies.  I downloaded a basic free version of Bus Driver last night and drove around San Francisco (I think) - pretty good.
I'll try City Car Driving next.

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  Reply # 684749 12-Sep-2012 09:16
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xpd: Pretty sure this is the simulator I was playing with...

http://citycardriving.com/


Looks quite interesting. Pity you need to drive on the right hand side only.

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  Reply # 684818 12-Sep-2012 10:50
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Not cars but fun all the same - UK Truck Simulator (www.uktrucksimulator.com)




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  Reply # 687284 17-Sep-2012 18:38
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Need for speed is good for driving around. I like NFS:Carbon the best.

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