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Speed Dreams 2.1 Is Planned For Release Next Week

Gaming

Published on 02 July 2014 02:26 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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The Speed Dreams open-source racing game forked from TORCS is planning for their next major release in the days ahead.

In writing into Phoronix today, the Speed Dreams developers shared that version 2.1 is expected to be released next week. The developers wrote, "Speed Dreams has developed significantly over the past years creating improved game play and graphics capability. The 2.1 release offers a new sim engine (v4) and improved car-sets and tracks. Race with modern supercars, or 1930's era 'monsters' on circuit, road or speedway tracks, against the in-built AI or split screen with your friends."

Further past Speed Dreams 2.1, the developers are working on some exciting changes. "In development features include force-feedback and Oculus-Rift support. We hope that these will be included in the next release, when we will transition our framework to SDL2 and OSG."

The Speed Dreams 2.1 release is expected on 8 July. Find more details on this open-source racing game via Speed-Dreams.org.

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