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SuperTuxKart is trying to get on Steam, be sure to give it a vote

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The open source racer SuperTuxKart is aiming to get on Steam before Greenlight is closed, so be sure to give it a vote.

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SuperTuxKart is inspired by Diddy Kong Racing, The Mario Kart series and Crash Team Racing and it's come along really well in the last year or two.

I am hopeful they will finish up the networking support, as it really would be a fantastic game to play with the community. They say it's their top priority, but actually coding online play isn't all that easy, so I wish them the best with that.

Current features
- Open source and cross platform (Windows, MacOSX, Linux)
- 20 tracks to unlock in the story mode + 4 battle arenas
- 15 unique characters inspired by open source software mascots
- Various game modes such as Grand Prix, Ghost Race, Follow the Leader, Egg Hunt, and more
- Split screen multiplayer allowing up to 4 people to play on the same screen
- Create your own tracks, characters and share them with the community
- A Grand Prix editor allowing for custom cup creation

If you didn't know already, Steam Greenlight is to be closed soon to make way for Steam Direct, where developers may have to pay per-game for each title released on Steam. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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pcavalcanti 24 February 2017 at 11:02 am UTC
Already voted!
Geppeto35 24 February 2017 at 11:04 am UTC
it will be sell? If yes the amount?
silmeth 24 February 2017 at 11:15 am UTC
I’ve already voted yesterday.

It’s a very fun game, especially with the ‘football’ game mode (though certainly it’s not Rocket League. Yet. ;-)), and multicontroller support with splitscreen. The networking multiplayer is in my opinion the only major feature lacking. The graphics also is pretty decent and not really worse than some (especially older) AAA kart games.

I don’t understand why people criticize it so much on the net, as in 2017 it is really enjoyable open-source game. One of the best probably, along Battle for Wesnoth, 0AD, The Dark Mod and a couple of others.
fabertawe 24 February 2017 at 11:29 am UTC
Voted. I love this game
thelimeydragon 24 February 2017 at 11:49 am UTC
Wish Hedgewars would one day get on Steam.
metro2033fanboy 24 February 2017 at 11:56 am UTC
Why did take that longer to sign in greenlight...ok, whatever...voted! haha

#goVEGAN
Eike 24 February 2017 at 12:01 pm UTC
Geppeto35it will be sell? If yes the amount?

I wondered the same and didn't find a price.
I guess it will be free. Or they take a little donation, let's see.
cRaZy-bisCuiT 24 February 2017 at 12:30 pm UTC
It's Open Source under the GPL. They could charge for it as long as the source code is free but I highly doubt that they will do so.
lucinos 24 February 2017 at 1:03 pm UTC
cRaZy-bisCuiTIt's Open Source under the GPL. They could charge for it as long as the source code is free but I highly doubt that they will do so.

Yes, interesting point. The game itself will be always free, but the GPL does not prohibit for selling steam keys.
GustyGhost 24 February 2017 at 2:15 pm UTC
Recent updates must have added SSAO judging by those screen shots. It looks a hell of a lot better than the jurassic version in the Mint repositories.
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