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Super Indie Karts from developer One Legged Seagull is actually quite an impressive retro-inspired racing game. The latest update adds in a 25cc mode, which is better for beginners and younger gamers. Also—for me, because I'm terrible.

The other modes in the game are quite fast, so this was a needed addition to ease people into it. I actually had quite a bit of difficulty before, but after practising in the 25cc mode the other modes suddenly don't seem as stupidly difficult as before. The update does also include a tweak to make cpu kart difficulty lower, so that might also be helping a little. Still, the jump from 25cc to 50cc is quite a difference.

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On top of that, the developer also added in a slipstream mechanic, so you can now tail other racers to get a bit of a speed boost which certainly does keep races quite interesting.

It includes a few characters from popular indie titles like Freedom Planet, Teslagrad, Whispering Willows, Fist Of Awesome, Read Only Memories, Canabalt , So Many Me and plenty more. It has single-player racing as well as split-screen local multiplayer, so bring along a friend for the utter madness.

I can confirm both the Steam Controller and Logitech F310 do work, although gamepad input in the menus is sometimes a little weird. When actually in a race is perfect.

It's still in Early Access and so some features aren't finished. Even so, it's pretty good for what it aims to do. If you're after a racing game that brings things back to the basics, while also being really fun then it's one to take a look at. Find it on Steam.

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M@GOid 5 September 2018 at 1:34 pm UTC
I bought it last time you showed it. It's still early on development, a limited number of tracks are available. And those that are, some need a rebalance of obstacles on the course, because it can be pretty annoying sometimes.
3D tracks also have performance issues, even on more beefy hardware. This is a type of game that need to care for low budget hardware.

With that said, it carries a lot of potential, because it nailed that Mario Kart feel pretty well. The only one on PC that I can remember. The developer have a real gem on their hands.
pcavalcanti 5 September 2018 at 3:46 pm UTC
Already bought it! Fun game, tracks are difficult but not impossible, it takes a few tries in a row to get the hang of it and it can be insane. The weapons aren't that great but I didn't pay much attention to them because you have to focus on the track itself otherwise you'll either fly out or bump into something!

Lots of fun, highly recommend it.
ElectricPrism 5 September 2018 at 5:39 pm UTC
Highly recommend this game, it has local 4 player multiplayer and covers a genre that hasnt been filled on Linux. Its pretty fun and immersive and the retro graphics kickass in addition to solid mechanics.
liquid_linux 5 September 2018 at 6:53 pm UTC
This is great I was having a tough time with the game but I was able to get 1st place hahaha.

I tried using the PS4 controller connected via USB and it worked great.
Kiba 5 September 2018 at 8:51 pm UTC
ElectricPrismHighly recommend this game, it has local 4 player multiplayer and covers a genre that hasnt been filled on Linux. Its pretty fun and immersive and the retro graphics kickass in addition to solid mechanics.
4 player "story mode" or just battle and single races like in Mario Kart?
14 6 September 2018 at 2:36 am UTC
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Added to wish list. I'll get it once it's out and introduce my kids to a racing game.
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