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Speed Dreams

Speed Dreams

Speed Dreams is a cross-platform, open source motorsport simulator.

Speed Dreams is a fork of the famous open racing car simulator TORCS, aiming to implement exciting new features, cars, tracks and AI opponents to make a more enjoyable game for the player, as well as constantly improving visual and physics realism.

Development on Speed Dreams commenced in late 2008.

 Speed Dreams

License
GNU GPL v2

Developer
Wolf-Dieter Beelitz, Xavier Bertaux, Brian Gavin, and others

Website
speed-dreams.sf.net

Requirements
OpenGL
PLIB 1.8.3 or higher
OpenAL soft 1.5
ALUT 1.1
libpng
zlib
jpeg
XRandR

Support:
Wiki, SourceForge Project Page, Twitter, Mailing List (Users), Mailing List (Developers)

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • 38 tracks
  • 16 tracks with full scenery and terrain
  • 28 cars
  • Animated drivers with some cars
  • 10 camera modes
  • Close to realistic physics
  • Experimental full 3D physics engine (user selectable)
  • Customizable controls
  • Automatic shifting, ABS, ASR
  • Visually reworked menus
  • 3 amazing fine tuned and balanced new car sets: Super Cars, 36 GP and LS-GT1
  • Updated TRB1 car set (well balanced, more realistic behaviour)
  • 3 exciting new tracks and many visually improved ones
  • Smashing liveries for all these cars
  • 2 new TRB first-class robot for the Supercars, 36 GP and TRB1 car sets: USR and Simplix (at last real AI opponents!)
  • Animated driver on 36GP cars, 3D wheels for all cars
  • 2 new leader-board modes, smoke on spinning tires
  • Brand new gauges and many many other small visual improvements
  • Experimental Simu V3 physics engine
  • Many menu improvements (support for grid shifting, optimized track select load time, category filter when selecting driver, more information in results and standings boards)
  • Supported input devices: Keyboard, Wheel, Joystick, Mouse, Gamepad

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