ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR THE ATARI ST VERSION OF TWO DAYS TO THE RACE
I prepared two executables for the Atari ST (tested with TOS 1.62):
- tdttr40.tos can be used on a low resolution display, exploiting more colours.
- tdttr80.tos is more fit to the medium resolution, with text on 80 columns and
The ST version of Two Days to the Race would not be existing without the work
of George Nakos, who also converted the splash image to the Atari ST.
If you have comments or remarks, feel free to write me at:
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TWO DAYS TO THE RACE
A text adventure, by Davide Bucci
Your name is Emilia Vittorini, You're the daughter of Augusto Vittorini, who founded the Industria Torinese Automobili (ITA) with his brother Tullio. Your father is abroad trying to raise funds, but something went wrong and you heard your uncle coming back slamming the door. Your mission is to find what happened and how you can help your family. I will be your ears and eyes. Good luck.
Here is a link to the webpage dedicated to Two days to the race:
Alternatively, check them on Itch.io:
The game is available for many other 8-bit and 16-bit platforms.
A text adventure is a game where all the interaction takes places with text and
you instruct your alter ego by typing command at a prompt. The rest is done by
Here are some important commands:
"look": describe again the location where the player is present.
"examine object": describe the specified object.
"north" or "n" or "go to north": moves to the north, if possible. Other
directions are "s", "e", "w", "up", "down". At a certain moment of the game,
you will have to use other commands, but instructions will be given at the due
The command "bye" allows to exit from the game and "restart" well... restarts
You can "take" objects that you notice and you can have a list of carried
objects with "inventory".
The following abbreviations are available:
"l" for "look"
"x" or "ex" for "examine"
"i" or "inve" or "inven" for "inventory"
The game is divided in four parts. When you complete one of them, you will get
a code that allows to immediately jump to the beginning of the next part. Those
passwords are important, write them down!
You can also "save" and "load" your progress on disk on most computers that can
load the game from disks.
If you complete the game and you would like to appear on the Hall of fame,
write me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and write the final password. Do not
put attachments on the message, or it will be discarded automatically by the
OriginsSee more information at developer's website
Additional CreditsAdditional programming and graphics conversion: George Nakos