In racing games you control a vehicle or protagonist and must complete a track and reach the finish line as fast as possible.
List of Racing games
This is a list of free/libre racing games:
|Bloboats||November 23rd, 2010||Racing|
Bloboats is a side-scrolling arcade racing game. The game is similar to X-Moto, but the player controls a jet boat instead of a motorcycle.
|Dust Racing 2D||2021-02-21||Racing games|
Dust Racing 2D is a simple top-down car racing game. Race against 11 computer opponents or a friend.
|Extreme Tux Racer||2020-04-08||Racing, 3D||
|Maniadrive||August 21th, 2006||Racing|
Maniadrive is a racing clone of Trackmania written by an author with the pseudonym xfennec. The latest version of the game is 1.2 released on August 21st, 2006. The code is licensed under the GPL, while some of the media are also under the GPL but some are licensed under CC-BY-SA.
Maniadrive is flagship game of Raydium 3D engine. Game contains level editor and there are community forums where homemade tracks are showed.
The music is released under the non-free CC BY-NC-SA license, but a fully-free version, with non-free music removed, exists. See Fedora repository for freed packages with replacement soundtrack.
|Orbit-Hopper||July 19, 2009||Platform, racing|
Orbit-Hopper is a clone of the video game SkyRoads (1993), a 3D racing and platform game. It provides full 3D graphics, a level editor, and multiplayer with split-screen.
|PyRacerz||October 16th, 2005||racing|
PyRacerz is a racing game written in the python library with the pygame library. It is licensed under the terms of the GPL v2. The latest version of the game is 0.2 released on October 16th 2005.
|Rigs of Rods||2021-04-13||Racing|
Rigs of Rods (RoR) is a 3D vehicle simulator licensed under the GPLv3. What makes Rigs of Rods different to most simulators is its unique soft-body physics: vehicles, machines, objects, etc. are simulated in real-time as flexible soft-body objects, giving the simulation an extremely accurate behaviour which entirely depends on the physical construction of the vehicles or objects you create.
|Slune||January 12, 2019|
|Speed Dreams||2016-04-18||racing game|
SuperTuxKart is a racing game featuring the Linux kernel mascot Tux and other Free Software mascots such as Suzanne from Blender or Beastie from FreeBSD. It is an enhanced fork of TuxKart. It is written in the C++ programming language. It uses Antarctica (a heavily modified version of Irrlicht engine) for graphics and OpenAL for sounds.
TORCS (The Open Racing Car Simulator) is a racing and programming game based on RARS. The source code is licensed under the GPL while the data are licensed under the FAL. TORCS itself is forked as Speed Dreams
It supports keyboard, joystick, or joypad control, and anaglyph stereo output.
TuxKart is a racing game featuring the Linux kernel mascot, Tux. It was written by Steve and Oliver Baker. The codebase was eventually forked by the GoTH development team as the basis for SuperTuxKart. It is licensed under the GPL. The latest version of the game is 0.4.0. It uses PLIB, a game development library.
|Tux Racer||January 31th, 2001||Racing|
TuxRacer is a 3D racing game featuring Tux, the Linux kernel mascot. Gameplay consists of sliding down a snowy slope, avoiding hazards like cliffs, ice, and trees, and collecting herrings. TuxRacer was followed by Extreme Tux Racer, which forked off from the original after development ceased.
- Project Page
- Planetpenguin-racer's copyright file at Debian Packages
- Planetpenguin-racer-data's copyright file at Debian Packages
- Discussion of the music licensing
- B Blog post for 1.2
- About page
- In game archive
- Rigs of Rods project member list
- SuperTuxKart is based on TuxKart which is released under GPL3
- SuperTuxKart's SVN COPYING
- SuperTuxKart's history page
- Download page for the SuperTuxKart project hosted by SourceForge.net
- STK FAQ accessed on October 21th, 2008.
- SuperTuxKart's GotM proposal thread accessed by the wayback machine on June 15th, 2010.
- About TORCS
- “torcs” package copyright file in Debian lenny
- memberlist for the Trigger project
- Sourceforge.net page for the Trigger project
- SuperTuxKart's history page
- TuxKart's license page
- The PLIB homepage shows TuxKart as one of the projects that use PLIB
- Tux Racer's COPYING file, "Game Info" on its website