Car Wars by Steve Jackson Games

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  1. Paul Bellow

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    Was this ever turned into a video game at any point? A turn-based Mad Max type game would be cool. Or, even better, a Car Wars / Mad Max LitRPG? I remember someone on the LitRPG subreddit asking about interest. He had a cool name - Grease and Gears.

    Here's a look at the classic tabletop game.

    http://www.sjgames.com/car-wars/games/classic/

    I remember playing this game for hours on end. You didn't need much other than the rules and some space for your never-ending road or arena. The customizing vehicles was the best.

    The one meta-meme I remember was the image of one of the game books was a recreation of an actual game where some guy won by throwing a grenade. Great times with this game.

    Here's Scott Haring unboxing the Car Wars Classic set.



    Oh, and what about two and a half hours of Car Wars videos over at YouTube?



    Any other Car Wars fans in the house?

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    There was Autoduel in 1986. I had it on the Commodore. I wish Steve Jackson games would license out there ip. It would be nice to have a current version.
     
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    I'd buy ten copies to support that idea. I tweeted them a link to this thread. Maybe they'll listen to us if we have enough voices?

    Remember Jericho (TV Show) and the Nuts Campaign? lol

    Nutty 'Jericho' Fans Make CBS Reconsider Canceling Show
     
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    Hmm Roadwar 2000.



    I wonder if they stopped making them because of poor sales?
     




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