This fast, fun and challenging sci-fi game is truly like no other 3D racer, it will make you cry JUST ONE MORE TRY! Race through beautiful procedurally generated 3D space-scapes or a set of 13 hand-crafted challenges that will put your skills to the test.
User reviews: Mixed (32 reviews)
Release Date: May 16, 2014
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"Rage Runner takes the ever addictive "one more try" genre of obstacle dodging endless runners to a sci-fi setting. Accessible and addictive."
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Reviews

“The gameplay is rock solid, and while extremely challenging it is addictive enough that you will find yourself attempting just one more go.”
8/10 – GAMERamble

“Go faster, go faster, go faster, go faster FUUUU too fast!”
#HyperRage – Rooster Teeth

“EVERY SECOND COUNTS”
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Just Updated

Rage Runner 1.8.0 - Endless Mode

We are proud to announce the release of version 1.8.0.

What's New

The main highlight of this release is Endless Mode which features procedural level generation, a larger trench and all sorts of other cool stuff!

COMPETITION
Compete on the Daily Level and pass the corpses of other crashed players. Score in the top 3 at the end of the day and you can unlock the fastest ship in the arsenal!


JOYRIDE
Want to kick back and relax with some nice tunes? Try out joyride mode, where everyone's always a winner! This mode is great for children! 3 gold stars guaranteed ;)


CHANGES
The old Rage Runner is still here but you'll find it tucked away in PRACTICE mode. Further changes:
  • Added 11 Achievements
  • Added 5 Leaderboards
  • Added 4 official levels - These were originally available on Steam Workshop but have been added to the game for higher visibility.
  • Various bug fixes

Feature List

Make custom levels!

Full Controller Support


This game only supports Xbox 360 controllers. Other controllers may work but their button mappings may be unpredictable.

Feature List

  • 57 Steam Achievements
  • 19 Steam Leaderboards
  • Level of the Day
  • Unlockable Ships
  • 13 handcrafted levels
  • 100,000,000 Procedurally Generated Levels
  • Tight Controls
  • Kid Mode (Joyride)
  • Level Editor
  • Great Soundtrack

About This Game

This fast, fun and challenging sci-fi game is truly like no other 3D racer, it will make you cry JUST ONE MORE TRY!

Race through beautiful procedurally generated 3D space-scapes or a set of 13 hand-crafted challenges that will put your skills to the test.

Key Features
* 57 Steam Achievements
* 19 Steam Leaderboards
* Level of the Day
* Unlockable Ships
* 13 handcrafted levels
* 100,000,000 Procedurally Generated Levels
* Tight Controls
* Kid Mode (Joyride)
* Level Editor
* Great Soundtrack

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 7600 GT / HD 2600
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 8800 GTS / HD 2900
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Xbox 360 Gamepad Recommended
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.5 or later
    • Processor: 2 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 8800
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.5 or later
    • Processor: 2 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GT 750
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
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42 of 59 people (71%) found this review helpful
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 16, 2014
Rage Runner takes the ever addictive "one more try" genre of obstacle dodging games made popular by previous titles such as Race the Sun, Avoid, or T.E.C 3001 and gives it more direction by ditching the abstract themes in favor of a more concrete sci-fi setting. In a way, the trench-running pillar-dodging style here is extremely reminiscent of the Death Star section of the '83 Atari Star Wars arcade game, one of the best arcade games of all time.

You'll find all the usual factors of a great dodge'emup here including very simple and easy to get into gameplay and controls that are exceedingly hard to master, and meticulously designed levels that are meant to push you to the edge and keep you retrying on that one seemingly impossible bit.

What's different here are a number of advanced moves you can use to alter your ship in a number of ways such as rolling sideways to make it through tight fits or slowing down to let traps move out of your way. These add way deeper mechanics than seen in any other game like this, and need to be mastered in order to perfect levels. Merely running through the later levels will not be an easy task, as you'll have to employ every one of these maneuvers in order to make it without crashing. Even moreso if you want a comfortable spot on the leaderboards.

This is very well-made, looks and sounds great (seriously, the music is really cool) and includes all of the bells and whistles you would want for a Steam release including achievements, leaderboards, trading cards, and the very active developers are even considering Workshop support with a level editor which would add even more depth and replayability to this already fun as hell title.

At $5, this is pretty much a must for any arcade gaming fan's library.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2014
rage runner is rage-inducing.
at least when it comes to the levels in practise mode.

this is a case of gameplay over everything else.
it looks like crap, controls feel barely adequate and menu system is strange at best.

still, it is a decent and addictive down-the-tube-obstacle-dodging game.
definitely recommend.
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7 of 13 people (54%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 10
Not sure how to rate this game. It is a pure and simple game of trying to survive as long as possible and setting a High Score (Best Time). At least the main part of the game with the Level of the Day playing a game of "reach the checkpoints". There are also Levels, which can considered to be more of the "challenge" portion of the game like an obsticle course. Last, there is Arc, a game within a game which was apparently an OUYA game that got ported over. This does allow for upto 4 players to play a little action shooter, but it really is just a little action shooter, great for quickplay, but not for long-term. Choose wisely on this game, because this is not a "wow, how awesome!" kind of game.
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18 of 35 people (51%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 16, 2014
Just got this game while watching m1cr0star streaming it. He actually gifted it to me but even if he did not I would have grabbed this gem for 5 bucks.

So far there are nine levels all of which have leaderboards. It's extremely fast paced and it just feels so cool screaming through corridors and dodging stuff.

I also want to tell you that the devs (two of them made this game) seem really cool. They had both joined the stream and answered questions from everyone. They also said they will work to add a level editor to the game so that we can all build our own levels thus increasing the games life.

Don't look at my short time played as an indicator of the game. As it stood I had to leave so I just fired it up for a quick spin. Needless to say it's addicting and I'll be playing more.

Buy this game! For 5 bucks you can't lose.
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