You are a hungry, young hoverbike racer who needs to get off Earth before it E-X-P-L-O-D-E-S. Hunt bounties, throw races, and do whatever you can to get to Mars and win the Grand Prix.
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Dec 11, 2018
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February 12

Desert Child Nominated for NAVGTR Awards

We're excited to announce that Desert Child has been nominated for the NAVGTR Awards in the categories of:
• Game, Original Racing
• Song Collection
• Song, Original or Adapted (Mega Ran and Bag of Tricks Cat - Love is Here)

We're so proud of this and hopefully Oscar can bring home the hardware on March 13th!

More info: http://navgtr.org/archives/3566/

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January 9

1.0.3 Patch Notes

Hey Racers, a few more bugs were found and fixed after the 1.0.2 patch! Thanks to user jabberwok for discovering a few of these.

Patch Notes:
  • Balanced Bounty Hunting job for shotgun
  • Fixed issue in tutorial when starting a new game after recently completing special jobs like Bounty Hunting and Kangaroo Herding
  • Fixed issue where bike would appear to "repair itself" when transitioning screens
  • Fixed issue where MARTIC Ammo kit was still active even after removing it



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Feature List

  • Hunt bounties, deliver pizzas, throw races - do anything you can to earn cash
  • Explore a pixel-art solar system inspired by Cowboy Bebop, Akira and Redline
  • Customize your beloved bike with Guns, Amplifiers and shameless advertising
  • Dine on a range of interplanetary cuisine with sweet buffs to help you win
  • Master deep combat and racing mechanics and define your own style
  • Race, shoot, and get better! Designed for replayability, with secrets that keep you coming back
  • Chill to an original lo-fi hip-hop soundtrack
  • Challenge your friends through local multiplayer

About This Game



You’re broke, you’re hungry, and your only friends are a vintage hoverbike and a bowl of ramen noodles.

In Desert Child, you are a young and talented hoverbike racer who needs to figure out how you can scrape enough cash together through racing and odd jobs to punch your one-way ticket to the Red Planet to enter the biggest race in the universe, the Grand Prix.




The world as we know it is slowly starting to become unhabitable, as many people on Earth have moved to Mars for a better quality of life, thanks to a government subsidy that assisted in relocating citizens by providing affordable passage. After several years of running this program, the government announces that in two weeks, tickets to Mars would go up in price, making the exodus to the Red Planet unobtainable for regular citizens.

You’ll deliver pizzas, collect gun parts, hunt bounties, and make some fans along the way. In between races, you’ll explore colorful cities where you can repair and upgrade your bike, dine on the local cuisine, and fight your way through gangsters, bounty hunters, and all sorts of interesting characters, just so that you can have a decent meal and keep your bike running.

Nothing’s free in Desert Child.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

The game has some strong language, and use of tobacco and alcohol.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 700 Series
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.7.3 (Lion)
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 700 Series
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 700 Series
    • Storage: 120 MB available space

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