ThunderWheels is a retro racing game with a classic top-down racing perspective plus third and first person view, realistic physics and really fun circuits full of 80's nostalgia.
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Positive (32) - 81% of the 32 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 2, 2017
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The game is already fun ! But we know there are many cool features to implement. We want to hear players and see which one should come first and also discuss with them high level design ideas. ThunderWheels is heavily focused on community, sharing tracks, competing, etc. So we believe listening to players is a natural thing to do in this game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Depending on features requested and the amount of changes we will be in Early Access not less than 6 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The game will change quite a bit. One of the features planed is the Online mode and some kind of automatic way for sharing user generated content. Those features will make a big difference for gamers.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The base game play is implemented and very well fine-tuned, there is a party mode for playing with your friends in the same PC, full support for Joystick, and there isn't any critical bug. Stability is pretty good and the features already implemented are 100% functional.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price will be increased just a bit once we get final version, but not too much. We will try to set a price according to the number of features we finally implement.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Mostly using community hub / forums on Steam, answering doubts and discussing features with the users there. We will try to make polls and see which feature has more votes, etc.”
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March 20

Round 03 March Series 2019 Championship / Full Results


This are the results of Round 03!!

And what a Round!! one of the most close battles in the Series with a hard battle between xaagon, RETROALEX, Pierre Nodoyuna and PsymoN for the top places all the weekend!!

At the end RETROALEX take 2 wins xaagon 1 win and for the first time in our Championship newcomer PsymoN take 1 win!! congrats!!

Very solid performance for Chiquata overtaking cRouliii and closing the gap to Susiquiu and dukkenuken in the fight for the 6th place of the Championship

Round 04 start Fri 22 mar
We'll have only the Cobra and the Pickup 84 for the whole serie!! :D
See you all on track ;)

Full results here:
https://steamcommunity.com/app/296790/discussions/0/1848072002750398109/
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March 16

Round 02 March Series 2019 Championship / Full Results



This are the results of Round 02!!

Epic battle between xaagon and RETROALEX for the top places all the weekend!! both wining 2 competitions at the end and 4 podiums!! congrats!!

Very solid performance for Pierre Nodoyuna and javimod with 3 and 1 podiums respectively!! congrats!!

Newcomers PsymoN and Chiquata joined with a very strong results also!! they show good potential and are fighting in the middle group right now vs Susiquiu, dukkenuken, SteelMan3000 and the new master track builder cRouliii :D

Round 03 started Fri 15 mar
We'll have only the Cobra and the Pickup 84 for the whole serie!! :D
See you all on track ;)

Full results here:
https://steamcommunity.com/app/296790/discussions/0/3247565033762264931/
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About This Game


ThunderWheels is a racing game with a classic top-down racing perspective plus third and first person view, realistic physics and really fun circuits!
This game brings new fresh air to great racing games made in the 80's for arcade, Commodore 64 & PC platforms, we love the feeling and ambiance of arcade games in that era, imagine summer hot, sunset light, palm trees, small cars, races and old school video game music. That is what we want to give you with this game. We update the game constantly with new content!

CARS

CIRCUITS

TRACK EDITOR



EARLY ACCESS ROADMAP

FEATURES IN CURRENT GAME
The following features are available in the game as it is available now. Please continue to check this area and the Steam forums for updates and additions through the Early Access period.

  • PARTY MODE, play with your friends in the same screen (up to 8 players in one PC!)
  • CHAMPIONSHIPS, compete with other players around the world in the online league
  • Upload your best lap to compete against other player (Ghost Mode)
  • Up to 7 AI (8 cars in race!)
  • REALISTIC AI: Bots drive like humans players
  • Advanced arcade physics, we spent YEARS (that is true) fine-tuning the game play
  • More than 15 different circuits + reverse mode for each one
  • More than 12 cars including MONSTER VERSION
  • Powerful TRACK EDITOR and official How-to for asset creation
  • STEAM WORKSHOP support and guides for user generated content
  • Specially tested for "good experience from the couch" TV STREAMING & GAME PADS
  • Title music "Eliminator ThunderWheels Edition" by Tess & Tel
  • In-game music by Jeroen Tel / Maniacs of Noise
  • STEAM ACHIVEMENTS, STATISTICS AND TRADING CARDS
  • 5.1 surround sound

FEATURES PLANNED FOR VERSION 1.0
The following features are not yet in Thunderwheels and are planned as a part of the Early Access period. The timing and depth of these features are subject to change base on community feedback and development realities.

  • Challenges, play different season types and fight for gold, silver and bronze medals
  • Multiplayer real-time online: Lobby based and ability to create teams with friends online
  • More tracks and special vehicles!

(C) 2017 Arcade Injection. All rights reserved.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX compatible 1GB VRAM graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

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