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Thursday, July 13, 2006
VDrift Beta Released
9:53 AM | Anthony Wang | Comment on this story

A beta of the free open source automobile racing simulation game, VDrift has been released for Mac OS X. Still in development, VDrift utilizes the Vamos physics engine to create the ultimate "drifting" experience when racing in one of 19 available cars on over 10 racing tracks.

VDrift Features:

• 12 Tracks: Brands Hatch, Detroit, Laguna Seca, Le Mans, Monaco, Monza, Nόrburgring Nordschleife, Road Atlanta, Ruudskogen, Spa Francorchamps, Weekend Drive, Zandvoort
• 19 Cars: AX2, CO, CS, FE, FF, G4, GT, M3, M7, MC, MI, RG, SB, T73, TC, TL, XG, XM, XS
• Simple networked multiplayer mode
• Very realistic physics
• Mouse/joystick/keyboard driven menus
• Fully modeled tracks, scenery and terrain
• Several different camera modes
• Basic replay system with Skip Forward/Skip Backward
• Day/night weather cycle
• Fully customizable controls
• Joystick and keyboard input filtering
• Brake lights
This beta release has a a few known issues, including texture problems. Any Mac OS X user not running Mac OS X 10.4 or later must download OpenAL in order to play VDrift. Follow the links below to learn more information.

Download: VDift (Full version 155mb)
Download: Vdrift (Minimal version 31mb)
Download: OpenAL

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