Racer
Racer
0.5.4.3

3.1

Racer free download for Mac

Racer0.5.4.3

06 March 2008

Realistic OpenGL racing simulation game.

Overview

Racer is a free cross-platform car simulation project (for non-commercial use), using professional car physics to achieve a realistic feeling and an excellent render engine for graphical realism. Cars, tracks and such can be created relatively easy (compared to other, more closed, driving simulations). The 3D, physics and other file formats are documented. Editors and support programs are also available to get a very customizable and expandable simulator. OpenGL is used for rendering.

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24 Reviews of Racer

Anonymous
27 April 2003
Version: 0.5

Most helpful

This is a review of the reviews. I never downloaded this game and played it but I have decided not to. tomany bad reviews. it soounds a bit iffy. sorry I writ these so game programers know how potental downloaders feel
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3.75
Anonymous
30 August 2005
Version: 0.5
I'm running this on a G5 iMac 2 gig machine and it is excellent. Yes, you do need to muck around with ini files and it does help to read the forums. Some cars are great and others hopeless and the same goes for tracks. It seems better to go for new tracks and cars as they are optimised for newer versions. It also networks nicely with a PC I have, but again you need to muck around with the ini files. It is quite realistic and Rudd has done a great job.
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4.75
Anonymous
16 April 2005
Version: 0.5
I have to take back most of what I said in my previous review...I just needed a couple of days to get this simulator. It does have those blasted .ini files, but once you get past them it's a very functional "game" (again, simulator really). I really like it!
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1.5
Anonymous
14 April 2005
Version: 0.5
This game is just really bad... As said before you have to edit the blasted .ini files just to change the screen resolution. The graphics are okay but what good are they if you car won't run after a few minutes (for some reason it maybes "blows" the engine after a few minutes/wipe-out). I don't want to work at trying to play a game to relax!!!
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3.75
matt
10 December 2004
Version: 0.5
good game runs great on a 1 ghz emac with a ati card 32 mb of vram mouse controls are a little difficult the graphics are great the best thing you can get cars and tracks for it.
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4
Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 0.5
It runs like hell on a 1.5 GHZ G4, 70fps @ 1440x900 fullscreen. People must have in mind that this game is not an arcade style game but a powerfull simulator that can be fully personalized. The main engine makes the magic, the rest is defined by the quality of the model's created by the contribuitors of the game... in my opinion a must!
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2.5
Anonymous
23 February 2004
Version: 0.5
Performance is laughable. Nice graphics do not make-up for poor game-play. You have to edit these cursed "ini" files to change something as basic as the monitor resolution the games uses. How do I change controller settings? How do I make the car do in reverse if I hit a wall dead on? Maybe they'll have it fixed up in a few years.
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3
mdate
11 February 2004
Version: 0.5
It's a good game, especially for a pre-release. It takes a LOT of resources though, especially for as (relatively) simple as it is. If you know about .ini files you can "tweak" it and it will run a little faster. Overall, if you have processing power to burn, I recommend it. For anything with a single processor, though, it's likely to be too slow to play :-(.
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2.5
Yushimizu24
21 September 2003
Version: 0.5
Hey I downloaded this review, I played it, and realized how slow this thing is. On my 600mhz I book, it runs at 3.5fps. There also is a bug when you try to quit. The engine sounds are good though. I might recommend it to people with fast(very) machines.
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3.75
Ghost
31 August 2003
Version: 0.5
this a really good simulation game, especially the engine sound. Some of the new cars is required version 0.50b but I don't know where to download it.
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Anonymous
27 April 2003
Version: 0.5
This is a review of the reviews. I never downloaded this game and played it but I have decided not to. tomany bad reviews. it soounds a bit iffy. sorry I writ these so game programers know how potental downloaders feel
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4
Ian Lueck
01 April 2003
Version: 0.5
Version 0.5 finally has sound, and the extra car and track plug-ins finally work. The game is slow, however; it runs at 10 fps on my 800 Mhz 512 MB RAM iMac, some cars don't work (due to version differences), and it's difficult to configure preferences. Still, it's free, and due to the huge amount of extras you can get, it's worth a try. The mouse controls are a little tricky at first, BTW.
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2.75
IrnBru001
01 April 2003
Version: 0.5
Well it is free, however it is not playable with out messing with a lot of prefferences. It was poorly ported from windoze.
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4
Evidence
29 March 2003
Version: 0.5b11
YOU CAN USE THE KEYBOARD you just have to configure your .ini files for it. A great app, fun to play, and free! Good graphics, runs great on my 450 dual G4 with Radeon 9000 Pro. It never locks up, but a couple cars do cause the program to quit. Fun, runs good, and free, I think this is a keeper.
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2
Anonymous
27 March 2003
Version: 0.5b11
Not very good. Can only use mouse. Wouldn't recommend.
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4.5
Anonymous
26 March 2003
Version: 0.5b11
The best there is for the mac, MANY cars and tracks. dozens daily
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Anonymous
25 March 2003
Version: 0.5b11
waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too complicated. i don't mean the game, just setting the controls is a job and a half!
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3.75
Anonymous
25 March 2003
Version: 0.5b11
awesome. it keeps getting better. can't wait until there is a finished product-type thing. ambrosia's racer looks curiously like this game, except with better designed models, etc.
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5
Anonymous
24 March 2003
Version: 0.5b11
I think it is a cool Freeware.
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1
Anonymous
10 October 2002
Version: 0.5b6
this is the only program I have ever used on Mac OS X that has made it do a hard lock-up, and make me hit the reset button on the front of the tower. Not good...
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3.5
Anonymous
28 September 2002
Version: 0.5b6
Still very buggy, but will be great when finished!
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Dotmac
27 September 2002
Version: 0.5b6
Okay... Mac OS 10.2.1 When it' opens the window is filled with the current screen but upside-down! I can watch the upside-down image change when I go to force-quit it. This is worse than when it was at 0.00001. I'ts very new, so I won't rate it yet.
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Anonymous
27 September 2002
Version: 0.5b6
WARNING!! Jaguar completely crashed!! When I turned off my mac and started 9.2.2 my 10.2-partition was gone, I was asked to initialise it.... Lucky for me I had DiskWarrior and Jaguar was completely restored!!!! I'm sure this program will be great in the near future, but for now.... I won't try it again...
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1.75
Anonymous
27 September 2002
Version: 0.5b6
horrible horrible. looks nice but physics and controls suck not to mention it froze up my system the two times i tried it
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1.75
Anonymous
27 September 2002
Version: 0.5b6
Great start for a free racing app. Lots of bugs but, I'll be with you as you release fixes. No sound, can't move window, no menu select, no help. Keep up the work, it has high potental.
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3.1

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later

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