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Title Screen

World Driver Championship

Developer: Boss Game Studios
Publisher: Midway Games
Platform: Nintendo 64
Released in US: May 31, 1999
Released in EU: November 1999


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Hmmm...
To do:
Figure out what the unknown cheats do.

Just another racing game in the N64 library.

Cheats

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Worldchampionshipdriver-cheat5.png

Several cheats can be input while in a race, or the main menu. It's best to enter these while driving. These will change visual appearances of map and car graphics, unlock cars, enable special effects and more.

Button Inputs Internal Cheat Name Reward
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, C-Down, A, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Up, Z, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right cheat challanger Unlock's EXR CHALLANGER.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Up, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, C-Down, Z, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Down cheat mirror championship Mirror's championship races.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, Z, Z, B, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Down, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Up, Z, Start cheat gt2 events All GT2 events are selectable.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, Z, Z, A, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Down, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Up, Z, Start cheat gt1 events All GT1 events are selectable.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, A, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Left, Z, D-Pad Right, A, C-Down, Start cheat tracks Unlocks all tracks.
B, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Up, D-Pad Right, A, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Up, D-Pad Left, Z, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right None Unknown.
D-Pad Right, A, C-Down, D-Pad Right, Start, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, C-Down, Z cheat race Select Unknown.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, Z, Z, A, C-Down, A, D-Pad Right, Start gt1 cars Unlocks GT1 cars.
D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right, Z, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, C-Down, A, D-Pad Right, Start None Small cars.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, D-Pad Up, Z, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right, C-Down, D-Pad Right, Z, D-Pad Right cheat interceptor Unlocks 2000 Falcon Interceptor in GT1 mode.
D-Pad Up, D-Pad Down, Start, B, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, C-Down, A, D-Pad Right, Start None Invisible cars.
Z, D-Pad Right, Z, A, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Up, Start cheat open win sequence Unknown.
D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Down, D-Pad Up, Z, C-Down, A, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right cheat disable team specials Unknown.
B, D-Pad Left, A, C-Down, C-Down, A, D-Pad Right, Start None Change all cars to black cars.
D-Pad Up, D-Pad Left, A, Z, C-Down, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Right, Start None Retro map graphics.
C-Down, D-Pad Left, D-Pad Up, D-Pad Right, A, D-Pad Right, Z None Black and white mode.
D-Pad Up, D-Pad Right, D-Pad Right, Z, D-Pad Down, D-Pad Down None Enable special camera angles.


(Source: Punk7890)

Error Messages

Throughout the ROM are several humorous error messages, many of which involve yelling at the game's developers.

DEREK!  The length was %d bytes!
GUUUA
Physics edge list is too big; tell Brian Fehdrau
FIX THIS STUPID CASE ROB!!!!!!!
Damn it Jim!!!!  Bad background index
danger jimmy joe, baby buffer exceeded!!!!!
danger will robinson, small buffer exceeded!!!!!
we are going to view the ghost
impossible to get this message!!!!!
what the fuck!!!!!!!!!
derek update
no freaking paks!!!!
yo baby!!!

Here's a hack showing what the output of these messages would have looked like when being run on a dev setup:

Regional Differences

The gamma boost option was added to the pause menu in the European version.