Stunt Rally, a free, beautiful 3D rally game for Linux based on VDrift and OGRE, has reached version 2.5, bringing new game features and a few bug fixes.
Stunt Rally is an open-source rally game based on VDrift and OGRE, with beautiful sceneries, single-player and multi-player modes, championship mode, challenges. You can choose from 19 different car models or futuristic vehicles and race on 167 tracks (from which 20 are new in the 2.5 version). The tracks contain stunt elements like jumps, loops or pipes.
The game now features 20 more tracks, increasing the total number to an impressive 167 tracks. The tracks have also been organized depending on difficulty and length ratings and filters can be applied as well. This version also ships with five more sceneries, and these are Surreal, Stone, Space, Alien, BlackDesert.
Another new feature is the addition of new challenges and championships, but also solid fluids like lava and ice.
The track editor has also received a few improvements, and several other fixes have been made to the code as well.
A full changelog which lists all the changes that went into this release can be found here.
Install Stunt Rally 2.5 in Ubuntu
Stunt Rally offers packages with precompiled binaries, so you can download the package for your architecture from here, uncompress it somewhere on the drive, and run the StuntRally binary from inside the root directory.
To download it and uncompress from a terminal, use the following commands (instructions given for 64-bit only):
wget -O http://sourceforge.net/projects/stuntrally/files/2.5/StuntRally-2.5-linux64.tar.xz tar -xf StuntRally-2.5-linux64.tar.xz