Stunt Rally 2.2 released, Install it in Ubuntu 13.10

November 26, 2013 — 2 Comments

stunt rally 2.2 ubuntu 13.10

Stunt Rally is an open-source VDrift and OGRE based racing game with track editor. Stunt Rally 2.2 was released recently with many new features and bug fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy.

What’s New in Stunt Rally 2.2:

  • 146 tracks (19 new)
  • Game
    • Challenges (new game mode)
      • Short series of tracks. Only the best drivers will succeed.
        Drive with no mistakes to win bronze,silver or gold prize.
        Normal simulation, no driving aids.
    • Multiplayer updated
      • Host can press new game and continue on other track (no need to quit and create)
      • Game info text, track info now on track tab
    • Hud
      • New layout (gauges on right, minimap on left)
      • Times bar shows current points and time difference each checkpoint
      • Lap result window (last, best times, final points) on right
    • Input checkbox to bind 1 axis to both throttle and brake
    • Rocks with better collision (triangle mesh)
    • Better water and mud particles
    • Damage repair each lap option
    • Auto camera change in loops (by marking checkpoints in editor, key 7)
  • Common
    • Gui reworked, more icons, also on Input tab
    • Graphics presets now on Screen tab (need to quit after change)
    • All sliders have default value, press RMB on slider to reset
  • Other
    • New objects for caves, pipe obstacles, column for rocks
    • New loading screens
    • Tire force circles visualization
    • Separated differential settings in .car, center of mass length offset, better TW handling
    • Road total on-pipe percentage (need to mark segments in editor, key 8)
    • Road stats banked angle average and max
  • Editor
    • Some edit fields now also with slider and sliders with edits
    • Checkpoint radius restrictions (1 to 2.5 on terrain, constant on bridges and pipes), force with ctrl
    • Objects
      • Selection mark (glow)
      • Better mouse picking
      • Selection scale, rotate (only simple works)
    • Gui revamp
      • Split tabs into Track window, Grasses tab, Settings on 3 tabs
    • Change in road point keys
      • 1,2 Roll, 3,4 Yaw, alt-1,2 angle type, 5,6 snap, alt-shift-1 zero angles
  • Fixes
    • Optimization, less batches for Hud, opponents list hidden by default
    • Fixed broken translations (wrong check, loading etc.)
    • Fixed input on gui edits (ctrl is stuck, press it to fix) in chat after network game or in find box
    • Linux release archive was outputting user data into wrong location (was in .local/data)
    • Fixed minimap road preview save in editor (shader errors)
    • No simulation before game start (fix multiplayer jumps, but shows car landing more)
  • Sources
    • Huge changes in headers and cpp, split to more (CGame,CHud,CGui,CApp), fixed includes
    • Gui Init code shorter, grouped controls in CGui.h, common Gui code in GuiCom class
    • Using own classes SliderValue and Check
  • Install Stunt Rally 2.2:

    The PlayDeb has made the new release into its repository for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. So we can follow the steps below to install it.

    1. Add the PlayDeb repository

    Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below to add the repository:

    sudo sh -c 'echo "deb saucy-getdeb games" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playdeb.list'

    Then get the key:

    wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

    2. Install the required package: ttf-liberation

    The game requires package ttf-liberation which is available in all other Ubuntu releases except Ubuntu 13.10. Don’t know why, but you can download it from:

    ttf-liberation for raring

    3. Check for udpates and install Stunt Rally

    sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install -y stuntrally

    Once installed, open the game or track editor from menu or Unity Dash.

    install stunt rally ubuntu 13.10

    For source code and Windows EXE installer, go to sourceforge download page.

    For more details go to Stunt Rally project homepage

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    2 responses to Stunt Rally 2.2 released, Install it in Ubuntu 13.10

    1. The game should not require ttf-liberation. All the used fonts are shipped with StuntRally. I’d like to know what makes you think that it’s needed.

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