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NEED FOR SPEED 4: HIGH STAKES SHORTCUT GUIDE Author: Rebellious Seoul Started On: 5 September 2003 Ended On: 5 September 2003 ____________________________________________________________________________________ CONTENTS 1) LEGAL NOTICE 2) HINTS AND TIPS 3) TRACK SHORTCUTS 4) CREDITS ____________________________________________________________________________________ LEGAL NOTICE DO NOT COPY THIS GUIDE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES UNLESS YOU HAVE E-MAILED ME ASKING ME IF YOU CAN.([email protected] is my e-mail address) IF YOU DO COPY IT WITHOUT MY KNOWING I WILL TAKE LEGAL ACTION. EVEN IF YOU ARE ALLOWED TO COPY THIS GUIDE YOU MUST GIVE ALL CREDIT TO ME. ____________________________________________________________________________________ HINTS AND TIPS 1) Try the PIT* police manuevre in races and hot persuits. This is how you do it: If you are behind an opponent, make the front of your car get alongside the back of the opponent car. (it doesn't matter if it is right or left) If you are on the left side of the back of the car, smash your opponents car by doing a rightwards swerve. If you are on the right side of the back of the car, smash your opponents car by doing a leftwards swerve. If you hit the back of the car hard enough, the opponent should go swerving around madly. * Don't ask me why it is called the PIT manuevre. I saw it in the TV series 'WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS' and tried it in the game and it worked like a charm. 2) Also try ramming the opponents bumper. It might make them swerve wildly as well. 3) To DESTROY your ccompetition in the track 'Country Woods': after the really sharp 180 degree hairpin you will notice (with glee!) that there is no railing on the right to protect you from the steep fall downwards. So, if you are alongside an opponent and on the LEFT side of the opponent (it HAS to be left) start going rightwards. Hopefully, you will push the opponent car off while not pushing yourself off as well. (Once I fell with the opponent!!) 4) Get more cars by doing 'Pro' cups and HIGH STAKES races over and over and over. Its real easy to win against computers. Don't blame me if you lose!! 5) If you have to choose between buying a McLaren or Mercedes CLK-GTR, take the McLaren. In my opinion it is a lot better but it is your choice. 6) When viewing the 'credits' video keep clicking the photos over and over to start a 'click the photo' mini-game. (- this hint taken from cheatcodes hint page. It was submitted by an 'Unknown' person.) ____________________________________________________________________________________ TRACK SHORTCUTS IMPORTANT!! - All the instructions to take the shortcuts are going to work only if you are doing the tracks FORWARDS. (Also assuming it is not mirrored) Unless it says you have to do the shortcut/s backwards to get the shortcut right. EMPIRE CITY Very near the end of the lap, where the sharp left and right are, (assuming you are doing the track forwards) where you see the first piles of crates, there will be a gap in the crates COVERED BY A FENCE. Smash through the fence to get through the gap. If you've taken the shortcut specified before this one, keep going straight through the first shortcut and when you emerge, you should see a second pile of crates with a gap which IS NOT COVERED BY FENCING. SImply go through that gap as well. (assuming you are doing the track forwards) If you missed the first shortcut, then you'll be doing a sharp left turn. After the turn, there should be towering piles of crates on YOUR right. If you are sharp-eyed, you'll see a gap. go through it. (again, assuming you are doing the track forwards) You can fo this shortcut ONLY if you are doing the track backwards. (IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DO IT DOING THE TRACK FORWARDS) Near the end of the BACKWARDS lap, you should be going on the wide road which has those yellow and black striped beams in the middle of the road. After you have got past all the beams, you should notice there is a small, dirty wooden fence with GRAFFITI on it on the right of the road. Smash through the fence. Be prepared for a 40 foot drop. REDROCK RIDGE After the beginning part of the track (assuming you are doing the track forwards) you will come across a 180 degree turn and on the left the is a boundary of rock. There will be a HUGE gap in the rock. Go through it. AQUATICA After you gone past the fork in the road, (assuming you are doing the track forwards) (also, 1 side of the fork is blocked) and got past the next downward section, you will be going upwards on the road and a white wall is on your right. There is a teeny-weeny gap in the wall. Go through it. Right after going through the first shortcut, you will see another fork in the road. On the right side, there is a tunnel srrounded by fencing. Just smash through the fencing and get in the tunnel. If you missed the first shortcut, you will be doing a continuos sharp right. AFter the right, there is another fork in the road. On the right side, there is a tunnel srrounded by fencing. Just smash through the fencing and get in the tunnel. (This is again assuming you are doing the track forwards.) COUNTRY WOODS After a really sharp 180 degree hairpin, there will be a right, left, left, left turn combo. After that, there will be some trees on the right side of the road. Manuevre your car through the trees (make sure you don't ram into any) to get back on the track and cut upto 10 secs off your lap time. (depending on how well you got through the trees) (again, the instructions are given assuming you are doing the track forwards) CELTIC RUINS (no shortcuts) ROUTE ADONF (no shortcuts) KINDIAK PARK (no shortcuts) DOLPHIN COVE (no shortcuts) SNOWY RIDGE (no shortcuts) LANDSTRASSE (no shortcuts) DURHAM ROAD (no shortcuts) ROCKY ROAD (no shortcuts) the other ROCKY ROAD track (the one which has all the snow) (no shortcuts) HOMETOWN (no shortcuts) ATLANTICA (no shortcuts) the other REDROCK RIDGE track (the one which has the really dark tunnel in the middle as well as the end) (no shortcuts) RACEWAY 1 (no shortcuts) RACEWAY 2 (no shortcuts) RACEWAY 3 (no shortcuts) Please notify me if any of the tracks are not here. If you are doing the track mirrored or backwards, you are on your own to figure out how to get through the shortcuts. IMPROVISE. All shortcuts can be done doing the track backwards. Again, figure out how to get through the shortcuts doing the track backwards. If you know any other shortcuts, tell me about them. You will be credited for the information. ____________________________________________________________________________________ CREDITS Me - For writing this guide My friend - For giving me the CD as a b'day present The 'Unknown' person - For the 'Click the photo' mini-game hint Electronic Arts - For creating a great game ____________________________________________________________________________________ Other FAQs, guides or walkthroughs I have written - (Crash Bandicoot FAQs) (PS) (Crash Bandicoot 2 BOSS GUIDE) (PS) (Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped FAQs) (PS) (A CTR Guide To.....Getting New Stuff!) (PS) (Might And Magic 7: For Blood And Honor FAQs) (PC) (Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Boss Guide) (PS) Other FAQs, guides or walkthroughs that are undergoing writing - (Crash Team Racing Adventure Walkthrough) (PS) [END OF DOCUMENT] ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________