Strategy Guide: Difficulty
Cro-Mag Rally has 3 different difficulty settings: Easy, Medium, and Hard. Pangea Software recommends playing in Hard mode since that is the most fun, and playing in Easy mode is essentially cheating. However, here is a list of what the different modes actually do:
Only need to come in 3rd place or better to win a Tournament mode race.
All cars have significantly better suspension.
All cars have significantly better traction.
CPU cars don't know how to brake when approaching tight turns.
CPU cars never shoot weapons or use Nitro's.
Europe cannons don't fire.
Jungle Pterodactyls never attack.
Jungle Totem Poles don't shoot.
All cars have slightly improved traction.
In Bronze and Iron Ages the CPU cars have additionally improved traction.
In Bronze and Iron Ages the CPU cars have tweaked / improved acceleration.
CPU cars are chosen randomly, therefore, there may be more than one of each type of car in the race.
In Bronze and Iron Ages the CPU cars have highly tweaked / improved acceleration.
In Bronze and Iron Ages the CPU cars have highly tweaked / improved traction.
CPU cars that are behind the last human player are given additional speed and other physics tweaks to help them catch up.
CPU cars don't attack other CPU cars if they are behind the last player.