"We know this is not a horse racing pack, but we thought some of you
may be interested in this great value 2 game pack!"
Mary King's Riding Star
Mary King's Riding Star is a fully interactive
equestrian simulation. Players have the option to compete head to head against
their friends or to compete against computer opponents in a 10 round Grand Prix
season to be become the champion. Players must keep their horse fed and well
groomed and the stables clean in order to earn maximum points in each
Competing in dressage, show jumping,
cross country or in a complete three day event, players are able to experience
all the thrill and excitement of an equestrian competition. Riding Star
features superb graphics along with authentic commentary and scoring.
*** FEATURES ***
- High Res 3D horse model, featuring state
of the art real time software rendering
- Realistic horse and rider animations,
walk, trot, canter, gallop, jumps, falls and refusals.
- Superb 2D pre-rendered backgrounds and
scenery, including realistic looking cross country obstacles and showjumping
jumps with falling rails.
- 8 stunningly different colours of horse to
choose from, along with hidden "super attribute" horse.
- Complete equestrian simulation featuring
10 different courses in each of the following events: dressage, crosscountry
- True to life equestrian scoring as the
player competes in a 10 round championship season.
- Training arena for players to practice
their horse's jumping and turning skills.
- Multiplayer support for up to 4 players on
the same computer.
- Realistic sound effects and atmospherics.
- Authentic commentary during alll events.
- Easy to follow navigation guides in all
events to show the path to follow.
- Interactive stable area, incorporating a
tackroom, stall and paddock.
- Feeding, watering and grooming of the
horse, along with cleaning out of the horse's stall.
- Equestrian resource book located in the
- Input for players to include their own
name and that of their horse for multiplayer competition.
- Screen shot capture button to save all
those great action shots for later viewing.
As expected from Midas, realism is the watchword;
cutting edge 3D graphics and sound technologies conspire to create an entirely
believable experience. And it doesn't end there; each of the courses is
faithfully recreated with incredible intricacy. Where other titles veer off
into the realms of fantasy, Equestriad capitalises on the thrill of the real
thing, giving a genuine taste of what it's like to negotiate the world's top 4
star three-day event courses including Badminton, Burghley and Kentucky.
*** FEATURES ***
- Stunning recreations of the Kentucky Horse
Park, Badminton and Burleigh
- Compete in Dressage, Cross Country and
- 20 of the world's champion riders, past
- Accurate respresentations of famous
- Accurate scoring system.
- Expert commentary are provided by
equestrian legend, Lucinda Green
- Additional commentry by Olympic
commentator Russ Withers.
2 Games on 1 CD in a DVD case! Does not work on XP