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18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul

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Your American Dream Starts Behind the Wheel of Your Own Big Rig!
North America's open roads await! You ain't working for the Man any more! You're the owner of your own trucking business and you call the shots. Build your empire one rig at a time to dominate the roadways and outbid the competition. Can you handle the pressure? Your American Dream starts behind the wheel of your own big rig.
  • Bid - May the best man win. Do you take what the company is bidding for a job or do you move on and lose valuable time? Remember - Profit is King!
  • Haul - Start behind the wheel transporting 45+ types of cargo–including livestock, chemicals, and mobile homes–cross country to bring in the big bucks.
  • Handle - These beasts don't drive themselves! Back up to loading docks, manage your fuel, and maintain your trucks in peak condition.
  • Dominate - Move it better and faster than your competition. Build your reputation coast to coast as you long haul across 48 states, Canada and now Mexico!
  • Grow- Build your business and add rigs to your fleet. Own up to 37 mammoth machines and trailers.
Release date
SCS Software
Retroism, ValuSoft, Cosmi Valusoft
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista
  • Processor: Pentium® 4 1.4 GHz or 100% compatible
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 64 MB AGP DirectX® 9 and T&L compatible video accelerator card
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c or later
  • Hard Drive: 540MB hard drive space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Input: Keyboard and mouse
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18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Comparable to the ETS 2, except for the Fact that it plays in America and not in Europe. Graphics is quite good for a Simulator and what you should say is that the Control is much easier than with other Simulators. Especially for simulator hunchasers, this is the right Place to start.
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Microsoft from Russian
The Game is old, physics, or rather its absence, will not give to enjoy the game. Even in Truckers 2 (2001), physics is more convenient and thoughtful. Less comfortable control can be obtained only by connecting the steering wheel with pedals. On the keyboard the process of driving mildly speaking ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ O. I Do not recommend to take those who are accustomed to ETS 2, only if you have played this game before and you just have nostalgia.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
A "TRUCK Driver Simulator" in the Vicinity of the USA. You can navigate the whole USA in Sunshine, Rain and Snow. By Day and Night, asleep and overtired, but at your own Risk! You take Orders, then you have to go from A to B, you have to abide By traffic rules, is checked by the Police, have to pay fines, you have to keep to the Times of journeys that you are allowed to drive at the Part without Sleep, you have to refuel, to house lights of the Vehicle, so Everything a TRUCK Driver needs to be aware of. But it's incredibly annoying to have to sleep constantly, constantly drive along a long Highway and just cucumber from A to B without really noticing a Change. Only for absolute Fans.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
I recently played 18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Truckers and I really liked that I got 18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul. However, this Game has clear Weaknesses. Actually, it's unfair to rate 18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul, it's already old, but I want to say something about today's Playability. There's a lot else you know about the Series or the Developer here. ALs Example: A Sat nav, it is not even so easy to find its Destination without a Navi, which is hard to keep an Eye on the Map all The time. Plus, there are virtually no Settings, so you can't see or even change the Keyboard Assignment. The Mouse is very sensitive, you have to move it extremely carefully when you sit in the Driver's Cab and eg. Want to look to the Sites. Controller support does not exist either and my Steering Wheel has not been detected either. From today's Point of view, the Game is not good And I didn't enjoy it at all. The Successor part is much better, play the one if you are looking for a Trucksim, but you can confidently ignore that Part. But There are also Games that I like [mediennerd.de]
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