SuperTux Sees Its First Stable Release In A Decade

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 21 December 2015 at 07:26 AM EST. 10 Comments
2005 was the last year SuperTux saw a stable release, but arriving this weekend just in time for Christmas is SuperTux v0.4.

The SuperTux game engine has seen a near-complete rewrite that now uses OpenGL, OpenAL, SDL2, and other modern technologies. The SuperTux 0.4.0 game is now able to handle translations, an in-game manager for downloading add-omns, new maps / in-game content, improved sound effects, new graphics effects, many new game objects, and a range of other improvements.

For those that don't know, SuperTux is inspired by Nintendo's Super Mario but features Tux rather than Mario. Likewise, if looking for another open-source game this holiday for kids, there is also SuperTuxKart if racing is more your thing.

More details on SuperTux 0.4 can be found via the project's GitHub.
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