SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 Free Racing Game Has Been Released

November 29, 2013 | By
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SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 has been officially released. It includes many new features and contribution from many new developers, making 0.8.1 the minor release with most bugfixes.

New developers that have contributed in this release of SuperTuxKart game are:

  1. Dawid Gan:fixed bugs
  2. Johannesr1:added shield functionality to bubblegum
  3. Xenux:added filtering of add-ons
  4. Glenn De Jonghe: added saving of a Grand Prix
  5. Funto and Mohammad Al-Ghannam:added a multi-player soccer mode

Thanks to Glenn De Jonghe SuperTuxKart gamers can now abort a Grand Prix at the beginning of a race , save it and later restart the same Grand Prix again.

Do you know Xue and Sara? These guys are the new karts in SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 game,I hope you like them.

a new kart, sara

a new kart, xue

What else is new in this release of SuperTuxKart game?

SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 comes with new combined speedometer and nitrometer, updated Beastie kart, Wiimote support and ability to filter add-ons.

How To Play SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 In Your Linux Machine?

First, download SuperTuxKart for your linux machine here. After the download is finished, extract the archive to your favourite place.

Open a new terminal, cd to the supertuxkart folder and run the following command.


I like to illustrate everything with screenshots, this helps to readers to understand the article better and gives them practical results.

supertuxkart directory

run the game with the bash script

Are you ready for some fun now?

I want to thank all the developers for contributing their free time to this release. SuperTuxKart is a great game, fun to play and free.

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