Gran Trak 10

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Gran Trak 10
Developer(s) Atari
Publisher(s) Atari
Platform(s) Arcade
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player
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Display Raster, 23" TV, Black and White

Gran Trak 10 was a single-player racing arcade game released by Atari in 1974. The player raced against the clock, accumulating as many points as possible.

Primitive diode-based ROM was used to store the sprites for the car, score and game timer, and the race track. The game's controls — steering wheel, four-position gear shifter, and accelerator and brake foot pedals — were also all firsts for arcade games.

Steve Wozniak famously played Gran Trak 10 during the four-day development of a prototype for another Atari game, Breakout.[1]

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The game spawned a variety of spin-offs, both within Atari and by their competitors.

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