Cut-throat multiplayer running game that pits 4 players against each other, locally and/or online. Run, jump, swing around, and use devious weapons and pick-ups to knock opponents off-screen! One of the most competitive games you'll ever play.
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Very Positive (872 reviews) - 93% of the 872 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (14,830 reviews) - 94% of the 14,830 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 19, 2016

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April 22

PAX East Twitch Stage Showcase tomorrow

Hi everyone! We're celebrating the launch of SpeedRunners at PAX East in Boston, and tomorrow there's an upcoming Twitch Stage segment for SpeedRunners.


PurpleTurkey will be beating us on stage for a few minutes, and then will go online to play against other high rank opponents, talking us through his game.

If you're a high rank player in North America, please be online at 4pm ET tomorrow! It's your chance to showoff your trails in front of thousands of people watching the main PAX East Twitch Feed.

See you there!

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April 19

SpeedRunners is Out Now!



Check out this slick SpeedRunners Launch Trailer that Tom made

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWwUDenjkzs

SpeedRunners is now officially out of Early Access. After hundreds of updates, several community uprisings (remember the whole Lethal Spikes and SpeedBoosting threads?), we are officially out. That's it. Version 1.0.

Here's what the final version of SpeedRunners has to offer:

Gif Editor & Exporter

A new feature in the Replays system is the ability to crop & export GIFs directly from within SpeedRunners, check it out!

Trails Shop & Editor

Yes, you can now create your own trails for SpeedRunners and have them be available in the Trails Shop. This is a curated shop (think just like Team Fortress 2) where users can submit their content to.

Mac & Linux

I am playing SpeedRunners on a Mac, you guys! This actually works.

Single Player Campaign

The brand new single player campaign takes you on a "Mario Kart Style" adventure, going through the multiplayer maps with specific story bits and challenges. The goal of the single player campaign is to ease players into the competitive online part of the game.

Twitch Betting

You can now setup twitch betting when livestreaming SpeedRunners and it's tied to the tinyBuild rewards program.

But wait, what does going out of Early Access mean?

It means that the core features of the game are finished. We will still update the game, and are fully committed to working with the community. The only difference is that the core development team will switch their focus to consoles.

A huge THANK YOU to the community!

A special, enormous, hug-worthy THANK YOU to everyone who have been with us during Early Access. It's been an insane journey and without you guys we wouldn't be here. The hundred-reply threads on the forums, the in-depth discussions, the King of Speeds, everything about SpeedRunners Early Access revolved around obsessively reading the forum and figuring out the best solutions.

Yes, everyone in Early Access is getting a special BETA trail which is available right now.

This week we are having a launch event at PAX East in Boston with PurpleTurkey showing off his skills. Within the coming weeks we will reveal post-launch plans which include more tournaments and prizes.

Huge hugs
- tinyBuild and DoubleDutch Teams

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Reviews

“Speedrunners is the Competitive Multiplayer Mario That Nintendo Should've Made”
Kotaku

“A Great Example Of Early Access Development Benefitting A Game And Its Players”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“SpeedRunners is a fully realized idea, a great platformer, and a terrific party game that’s fun online as well.”
PCGamer

About This Game

In a city filled with superheroes, getting to crimes becomes a competition on its own. Fortunately there are enough rockets, bombs, grappling hooks, spikes, and other goodies lying around -- to make the competition fun and fast. Welcome to SpeedRunners.

SpeedRunners is a 4 player competitive platformer with grappling hooks, power-ups, and interactive environments. Run, jump, swing around, fire rockets, grapple onto people to knock them off screen.

Key Features

  • 4 Player Competitive Platforming!
  • Keep up with the fastest player in-game, or fall offscreen and get eliminated!
  • Use weapons like missiles, mines and grappling hooks to screw over your friends, and make new enemies!
  • Local and online multiplayer! Can you have 2 players on a couch against 2 other players on the internet? Yes of course!
  • Bots enabled - play on your own with several AI opponents. Or put them into matches with other people!
  • A tutorial teaches you how to play
  • Controller compatible (and recommended!)
  • A dozen expertly designed maps
  • Unique game modifiers
  • A character named Unic!
  • Full blown level editor with over 10k user created levels
  • An exciting single player campaign
  • Create your own custom in-game trails (visible when you hit super-speed)

What to expect in the final game


Head onto the forum and help us decide what will be the final game! Expect more maps, characters, items and game modes.

Follow the development on twitter!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP and up
    • Processor: 1Ghz and up
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated video card recommended
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 900 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: MAC Users: SpeedRunners runs great in Parallels Desktop
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX El Capitain
    • Processor: 1Ghz and up - tested on fanless MacBooks
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated works fine
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Tested on latest OSX on 1.2Ghz "fanless" MacBooks. Works like a charm.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Latest Debian redistributable or SteamOS
    • Processor: 1Ghz and up
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Your toaster
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
Customer reviews
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Jubas
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
Very fun and consistant, it never gets old. ;D
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Quantum
( 132.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
This game is amazing. The soundtrack fits perfectly with the intensity of the game, gaining rank points is satisfying, it has great replayability, and the characters are all memorable. The more you learn the mechanics of the game the more fun it is to play.
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Nashmod
( 19.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
Product received for free
Great
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Exist
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Pre-Release Review
Posted: July 26
i dont get it???
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Llord
( 235.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
So i'm only silver league but i've been playing this game for nearly 2 years and heres my honest opinion:
I have always loved this game and it was such an exiting, enjoyable and competative experience. But since its released most of the few good Australian players stopped playing, or at least arent as active as they used to. This makes at least in my case very difficult to find a game at all. Let alone being evenly matched.
Gameplay whise this game opens up so much room for skill developement and the constant strive to be the best. With the limited singleplayer replay value this pushes most players to the online area of Speedrunners. Online can be very pleasant and fun to play whether it be playing with some old mates or making new ones by yourself everyone on there seems to be mature and friendly.
As the online connection is P2P (No servers), one person with faulty internet can pretty much ruin the experience of everyone else as it breaks the game most the time and you end up frozen in a game.
Recently with the games release they have introduced trails for people to buy with microtransactions, this really felt out of place with the whole arcade style of the game and I have rarely seen people using them.
Alltogether this is quite an amazing fun to play game, I reccomend buying a 4 pack and gifting it around as it is best played with friends!
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HawaiianTyler
( 19.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
Very fun and addicting, would recommend.
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Mikeburdge
( 23.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
its a great game to play with friends
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Crocs + Socks
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
Great game to play with your friends. 11/10 would speedrun again.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
This game should be called:
How to lose friends and gain enemies
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21 of 38 people (55%) found this review helpful
36 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Why the hell you scroll here. Go download the game!!!
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
I only recommend this game if 1. you wnat to ruin friendships and 2. its on sale
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
SpeedRunners is a fun racing game to play with friends,it has a great level system and funny powerups.The soundtrack is matching and the characters look very cute.Everything moves so fast which matches as it is a bright fast paced racing game.The game's obstacles are quite annoying yet needed as this game is also a platformer.

Pros:
Funny Gameplay
Matching Soundtrack
Cute Characters
Fast Paced Everything

Cons:


Result:10/10
Conclusion:This game was better than my expectations,even in early access.Now it's just perfect.It's worth the price.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
19.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Its basically a 2D, Platforming Mario Kart but much less reliant on luck.

Extremely fun.

Bonus points for letting me swing my way everywhere, finally understanding what life is like for your average Peruvian monkey!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
23.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
SpeedRunners
Gotta go fast!

Pros:
Cool soundtrack!
Nicely designed levels.
Simple, easy, and extremely fun!
Wide variety of characters to choose from.
Create your own levels through the workshop level editor.

Cons:
Minimal amount of players during matchmaking.

Overall Rating: 9/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 14
Fast-paced racing game unlike any of you have seen before. Instead of cars, the game is a symbolic representation of how some gamers blast through a game without fully enjoying it. However, you actually enjoy it in this game! You play as one of numerous speed-bent characters with Steam-exclusive editions such as TF2's Scout and Payday 2's Wolf in a thriving array of maps as you race against other players and/or bots to eliminate your competitiors by getting them off of the screen while staying in the lead. There are numerous items and gameplay mechanics that can help you achieve that, such as a grappling hook, C4s, homing missles, freeze rays, wall-jumping, fireballs and more! The story is told through unlockable comics and each character has its own purpose in the game as well as multiple skins to stand out in the crowd. The game has a multiplayer mode, ranked mode, and allows you to easily play with your friends. The game is purely skill-based and while you can spend real-money, you can only acquire cosmetic speed trails that have no effect on your character's performance. If you are looking for a way to pass-time in a thrilling yet entertaining way, this is the game for you!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
Run, Forrest, Run!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
A fun multiplayer that never gets boring. There is endless fun with friends and online!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
934.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
I'll need to play more to tell you what I think about it
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