Race the Sun

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Race the Sun
Race the Sun cover
Developers
Flippfly
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 19, 2013
macOS (OS X) August 19, 2013
Linux August 19, 2013
Race the Sun at Wikipedia

Key points

Steam Workshop support.

General information

Official forum
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Purchase via Humble Widget.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Use included key at Redeem Flippfly Key to get a Steam key.
Download
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
DRM-free versions require a Flippfly Account to access online features.
There is a demo version available here which can be played in the browser.

Version differences[edit]

The Steam version now includes the Labyrinthia mode that was previously exclusive to the PlayStation Network version.[2]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Sunrise
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Flippfly\RaceTheSun\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $HOME/.config/unity3d/Flippfly/RaceTheSun/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Flippfly\RaceTheSun\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $HOME/.config/unity3d/Flippfly/RaceTheSun/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
HUD positioned at the edges of displayed resolution.
Ultra-widescreen
[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set in Options, Visuals or toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Surfaces are untextured.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Determined by Quality. No separate option.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Fastest and Simple presets are locked at 60 FPS. Higher are uncapped but forced vsync.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native GG3D Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
TriDef 3D
Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
OSVR
Windows Mixed Reality
This game might be playable with the Revive Compatibility Layer (compatibility list).
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Traditional controller Full support See Input settings for details.
Keyboard/Mouse
Play area Native Notes
Seated

Issues fixed[edit]

Game progress not saving (Windows)[edit]

Reset the game in the options[5]

If resetting the game doesn't work, you may want to download Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package.

Game doesn't start (Steam)[edit]

Restart Steam[6]

Retry button doesn't show up after an aircraft crash[edit]

Reset the game in the options[7]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.0 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 2
64-bit executable
OS X and Linux only.[citation needed]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) Shader model 2.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9
Processor (CPU) Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) Shader model 2.0 support
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 10.04
Processor (CPU) Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) Shader model 2.0 support

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.5.0p3[1]

References