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At its core, Race The Sun is an arcade-style infinite racer, set in a procedurally generated world with an increasing difficulty ramp and a "modern retro" look. The goal is to get the highest possible score by racing into the sunset, avoiding obstacles and enemies, and collecting speed boosts and other powerups to help you along the way. You fly a solar-powered craft, and the game ends at sundown, if you can make it that far!

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1 comment by aaronflippo on Mar 4th, 2013

Flippfly recently revealed a new gameplay trailer for "Race the Sun", the result of a two-week crunch amidst their struggling Kickstarter. The results can be seen here:

Additionally, they've revealed a poster design from SamCube, the artist behind the official Minecraft poster:

Race the Sun poster

This poster and other rewards are available on the game's Kickstarter page, which is closing in on the last two days.

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Metallinatus Aug 17 2013 says:

This game is being made for Linux too, right?
I upvoted yesterday on Steam :)

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@BedtimeDG Oh hey, congrats on launching Back to bed on PS4 etc! Curious if those changes/improvements will make their way to the Steam ver?

Aug 29 2015 by aeornflippout

Race The Sun fans on Steam: I just uploaded a new beta, with lots of bug fixes/tweaks/optimizations. Details: T.co

Aug 29 2015 by aeornflippout

@rzubek It's also easy to look at "decent" games on Steam from 4-5 years ago, and take for granted those were mostly very experienced devs.

Aug 29 2015 by aeornflippout

@celsiusgs @nihilocrat And even among the numerous successes from Steam 3-4 years ago; most of those folks were seasoned pros.

Aug 29 2015 by aeornflippout

@HumePainter Lovely imagination with the landscape, and lovely recreation with the sunset!

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