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THE SIMPSONS ROAD RAGE This FAQ (c) spidery 2002. All rights reserved Version 1.1 1/10/2002 firstname.lastname@example.org This FAQ is the copyrighted property of the author, and cannot be reproduced in any way without the written permission of the author. The violation of this copyright will reduce to legal action, so don't steal it. SIGHT-SEERS AND CHARACTERS GUIDE CONTENTS 1.INTRODUCTION 2.LOCATIONS: 2.1 Evergreen Terrace 2.2 Entertainment District 2.3 Springfield Dam 2.4 Springfield Nuclear Power Plant 2.5 Downtown 2.6 Mountains 3.CHARACTERS 3.1 Playable Characters 3.2 Pickup Characters 3.3 Non-Pickup Characters 4.INTERESTING STUFF WORTH MENTIONING 5.CHEATS 6.CREDITS 7.THANKS 1. Introduction Lets be honest here, there's never been a half-way decent Simpsons game on a home console... until now. Although it may have got reasonably harsh criticism from the so-called experts, to a Simpsons nut, this game is everything they could have ever asked for. Its blindly obvious that the developers were very much aware of the Simpsons world when they made this game, which gives the game a good lot of depth in the different locations you will come across. Sure, the absence of some peoples favorite character may annoy them, but think of how many characters there are in Springfield. It would take a year just to put them all in. Lets be happy with what we have, and hope that the Simpsons Skateboarding lives up to the now higher expectations. Anyway, that's enough, time to get on with the FAQ. 2. LOCATIONS The many locations of Springfield are split into 6 sections. Below is a list of all the different locations in each level. I have intentionally left out the unimportant throw away buildings, which repeat in a number of levels, for example the RX drugs shop. Anywho, If you know of anywhere I have left out, feel free to e-mail me at email@example.com, and I'll gladly add it in the next update, with full credit to you. 2.1 Evergreen Terrace The first level you are given access to in Evergreen Terrace. This is essentially a warm-up level to get some practice in. Its an alright level, but not particularly big, and there isn't much to see. Still, it gets a solid 3/5. Barriers of the Level To prevent you from going to the next level, there are different types of barriers in your way, in Evergreen Terrace, there is a wall made of rubbish, similar to the one in "A Tale of Two Springfields" Sight-seers guide The Presidents Mansion Flanders house Burlesque house Kwik E Mart Java The Hut Patty and Selma's Principal Skinners house Jittery Joes Coffee Shop Joes Garage Springfield Elementary Willie's shack Lullabuy Water Hole 1st Church of Springfield Springfield Retirement Castle Krusty Burger Springfield Grocery Store Gas station Waylon Smithers apartment Krabappels apartment Baby Sitters Wiggum's house Lovejoys house Molemans house 2.2 Entertainment District The second level features many well-known locations from the show, including Moe's Tavern and Noiseland arcade, as well as shops only die-hard Simpsons fans would remember. This level gets a 4/5 from me Barriers of the Level There are "Road Closed" barriers, nothing too special Sight-seers guide Moe's Tavern King Toots Krusty Burger Googolplex Java the Hut Gas Station The Duff Brewery Duff Blimp Chez Guevara Placio de Dansa Cubana Barneys Bowlarama Nails 4 U Springfield Pet Shop Royal Majesty "for the obese or gangly gentleman" Taxidermy by Cletus Grandmas World Big Bad Brians Bagels Mellow Vibes Tea The Lucky Stiff Funeral Home Spuds Irish Cuisine The Lawn Depot Fancy Tire Princess Opal Potions, Hexes and Fax Machine Merry Widow Insurance Co. The Ear Piercery Moms G- Rated Video Springfield Duff Center Try 'N Save Circus of Values Low Expectations Dating Service Sugar Shaq Lard Lad Donuts Sir Putt A Lott Frying Dutchman 24 Seven The Gutter Room She She Lounge Guilded Truffle Planet Hype Moe's house Fiesta Terrace for Single Living Box Factory Phineas Q. Butterfat Ice Cream Parlor Big T Burgers and Fries Noiseland Arcade Tattoo Parlor 2.3 Springfield Dam The Dam is home to all of the out of town places the Simpson Family have visited in the past, like Kamp Krusty and Rancho Relaxo. A fairly good level, although initially hard to navigate. 3/5 Barriers of the Level There are two lorrys blocking the road, one of which is a Duff lorry Sight-seers guide Stonecutters HQ Jittery Joes K- Radio Workers Shack Interesting Home Rancho Relaxo Quimby's Mansion Kamp Krusty TNT Storage 2.4 Springfield Nuclear Power Plant Springfield Nuclear is in my opinion a very bitty level. The only main attractions are the Plant and the Springfield Mall. Still, spotting all the familiar shop names in the mall is interesting, but overall, the level is a non- event. 2/5 Barriers of the Level Again, just a lorry Sight-seers guide Gas Station Lard Lad Donuts Springfield Nuclear Power Plant Baseball Diamond Springfield Community Center Springfield Mall House of Hammers Granny's Burgers Blotto Gelato Happy Market Worthless Junk Under a Buck All Things Swedish Cost - Mo The Vast Waistband Philips Glass Emporium Shaylas Toys Ransom Notes Malaria Zone Greasy Hut Its a Wonderful Knife Nicks Bowling Shop All Creatures Great and Cheap The Left Banque Dr Nick Rivieras Clinic The Modest Tea Co. The Leftorium House of No Refunds Shop Popular Books Canyon of The Dolls Plundering Petes Thongs 4 U The Eye and Toe Piercery Try 'N Save Plant Run Off Stream Sticky Lube 2.5 Downtown Personally, this is my favourite level. Its a sightseers dream, with many great references to "Marge Vs The Monorail" like the remains of the short lived Monorail, as well as giant Simpson family balloons hanging from the Sky. A definite 5/5 for this massive level Barriers of the Level Hehe, there's a fallen over sugar lorry blocking downtown. "If food stuffs should touch the ground, said food stuffs shall be turned over to the village idiot." Since i don't see him around, start shoveling! Sight-seers guide Monty Burns Casino Hermans Military Antiques Monorail Escalator to Nowhere 50ft Magnifying Glass Popsicle stick Skyscraper Krusty Burger Channel 6 Viva Los Vegan Cold Wardrobe Anywhere But Here Travel Meat and Video Shop Izzys Deli Cheque$ Ca$hed Pizza Mart House of Veal Area 51A Big T Burgers And Fries Springfield Plasma Center Helter Shelter Diner Veterans of Popular Wars Hall The Russian District Painless Dentistry Klown Kollege Springfield Train Station Cathedral Phineas Q. Butterfat Ice Cream Parlor Whacking Day Park Springfield Airport Popcorn Van Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Lard Lad Donuts Springfield Drive- In ( Playing "Steamboat Itchy" and "Hail to the Chimp") Tacomat Singing Surloin Black Box Bar Legitimate Business Mans Social Club Town Hall Springfield Palace of Fine Arts Jebidiah Springfield Statue Post Office Balloons of The Simpson's Mr Vlads for Gangly Man Sit 'N Rotate Room Springfield Savings and Loan Country Courthouse Girls School Springfield Coliseum TruckaSaurus City Hall General Hospital Frinks Apartment Bay 64 Androids Dungeon Sushi Yes 2.6 Mountains The final level in the game takes us to such locations as CM Burns Estate, and Springfield Gorge. An ok level, and being able to drive through Mr Burns estate is a nice touch. 3/5 Barriers of the Level Blocking off this level are rocks and trees, and a turned over lorry, carrying trees. Sightseers Guide Springfield Gorge CM Burns Estate Cemetary Worlds Largest Toilet Gold House Gas Station Tire Fire The Murderhorn KBBL Radio 3. Characters There are over 30 characters in the game, some you can play as, some you can pickup, and some you just run over if you are in a bad mood. Anyway, here's a list of them all, as well as a notable episode they have featured in on the show. 3.1 Playable Characters Character: Homer Simpson Notable Episode: Homer Defined C: Marge Simpson NE: Life in the Fast Lane C: Bart Simpson NE: Bart The Daredevil C: Lisa Simpson NE: Lisa the Vegetarian C: Grandpa Abe Simpson NE: Old Money C: Barney Gumble NE: Days of Wine and D'oh'ses C: Chief Clancy Wiggum NE: Who Shot Mr. Burns? PT2 C: Otto Mann NE: The Otto Show C: Professor John Frink NE: Last Tap Dance in Springfield C: Ned Flanders NE: When Flanders Failed C: Moe Szyslak NE: Flaming Moe's C: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon NE: Homer and Apu C: Groundskeeper Willie NE: Radio Bart C: Krusty The Klown NE: Krusty Gets Busted C: Reverand Timothy Lovejoy NE: In Marge We Trust C: Snake AKA Jailbird NE: Hunka Hunka Burns In Love C: Mr Plow Homer variation NE: Mr Plow 3.2 Pickup Characters All of the Playable characters apart from Mr Plow Homer you can pickup, as well as the following: C: Ralph Wiggum NE: This Little Wiggy C: Hans Moleman NE: Burns Heir C: Captain McCallister NE: New Kid On the Block C: Comic Book Guy NE: Worst Episode Ever C: Pimple Faced Teen NE: Homer Bad Man C: BumbleBee Man NE: 22 Short Films About Springfield C: Jasper NE: Who Shot Mr Burns PT2 C: Dr. Nick Riviera NE: 22 Short Films About Springfield C: Edna Krabappel NE: Bart The Lover C: Seymour Skinner NE: Grade School Confidential C: Milhouse Vanhouten NE: A Milhouse Devided 3.3 Non- pickup Characters Finally, here are the characters you can just bash about if you are in a mood, including two generic men in suits, although one could be from "Burns Verkaufen Der Kraftwerk": C: Gil NE: Natural Born Kissers C: Man in blue suit NE: ???? C: Man in green suit NE: ???? C: Dizzy of "The Seven Duffs" NE: Selmas Choice C: Lurleen Lumpkin NE: Colonel Homer C: Dr Zweig NE: Fear of Flying C: Rabbi Krustofski NE: Like Father Like Klown 4. Interesting stuff worth mentioning: The developers included the Mansion opposite 742 that George Bush lived in, something the actual show often forget ever existed post "Two Bad Neighbors" The "This is not a clue...or is it?" lines written on the blackboard of Springfield Elementary Jebidiah Springfield's head falls off if you bash the statue The remains of the Monorail littering Downtown The UFO in the Area 51A hanger Willie has very freaky eyes, they keep flashing green, unless its only in my copy.... 5. Cheats New Camera Angles: Hold down L1 and R1 on the options screen, and press triangle 4 times. a sound will confirm entry. Now, when you are playing the game, when selecting your camera angle, there will be new views, including a top down Grand Theft Auto style one. "The Homer" Complete all the missions in Mission mode to unlock Homers new vehicle Seasonal Clothing Depending on the date the console is set to, you can get new vehicles or designs for certain characters. try putting in Halloween, New Years Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas day. 6. Credits Greatly appreciated help from: All the people at Gamefaqs The guys at www.simpsonsforum.com And the highly recommended FAQS and episode capsules at www.snpp.com 7. Thanks Big old thanks to Jonny Friend for the ?4 I was short the other day CJayC for maintaining the best games site on the Internet Paul, Clive, Jonny again and everybody from GNVQ Int Business 2000/2001 the Isle