Drink Driving

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Powerup
Drink Driving
Icons
Carmageddon II's Drink Driving powerup icon. Carmageddon TDR 2000's Drink Driving powerup icon.
Info
A powerup in Carma2, CarmaTDR
Type Car
Use Timed
Amount 30 seconds in Carma2,
10 in CarmaTDR

The Drink Driving powerup, known as Reversed Controls in Carmageddon: TDR 2000, inverts the player's controls. This means that forward makes the car brake/drive in reverse. Reverse makes it accelerate forwards. Left is right and right is left. During this time, the FOV wobbles back and forth a little, to simulate the "world spinning" effect. To further add to the "sensation", the driver is heard burping every 2 - 3 seconds. Although this can confuse the player, this powerup is not all bad. All points earned when drunk are tripled.

In Carmageddon: TDR 2000, this powerup doesn't triple the player's score, so it's only an annoyance. Luckily, it only lasts 10 seconds. It also doesn't make burping noises or warp the screen. This is because the powerup's icon shows a Martini rather than a can of beer, which is less carbonic.

Technical data[edit]

Carmageddon II[edit]

To obtain it with cheats, press Caps+Shift+0 when in cheat mode or type EVENINGOCCIFER.

Code number 90
Icon DRUNK
Fizzle type 1
Action index 48
Float parameters Amplitude: 0.075

Min period: 1500
Max period: 2500
Impulse: 1.0

Integer parameters Points multiplier: 3
Group inclusion 512
Pratcam sequence 40
Flags (?) 192

Trivia[edit]

  • The 'evening occifer' is a slurred version of saying 'evening officer!', a likely sign of the driver being drunk.

See also[edit]