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Savage Wheels is 2D car crashing game similar to the old classic Destruction Derby.
C++ HTML CMake Other
Branch: master

.o0 SavageWheels 0o.

Savage Wheels is a 2D car crashing arcade game, where up to 2 to 4 vehicles take part in a deadly tournament.The goal is to eliminate the other derby contestants. Players may choose from a variety of vehicles, each with it's unique characteristics like speed, acceleration, armor, damage and driver. Various bonuses may be collected during the match to increase the vehicle speed and damage or to repair it.

Gameplay modes include a campaign, hot-seat mode between two players or melee mode where vehicles are controlled by a fearsome game AI ;-).

All drivers have background stories which are uncovered in the campaign mode.

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Running the game

  • On Windows - Start the game by simply running the savagewheels.exe file.
  • On Linux - It is reqiured that you have sdl 1.2 and sdl_mixer 1.2 packages already installed. Start the game by running the savagewheels binary.

    You may also run the game in fullscreen mode by specifying -fullscreen on the command line.

How to play

Please check the Readme.html for additional game information.


Please check HISTORY for latest changes.

Please check INSTALL for how to compile the game.

Open Source Libraries

  • Graphihcs
    • libSDL - Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform multimedia library.
  • XML
    • TinyXML - TinyXML is a simple, small, C++ XML parser that can be easily integrating into other programs.
  • Sound (Compiled with SDL_mixer)
    • SDL_mixer - SDL_mixer is a sample multi-channel audio mixer library.
    • libmikmod - Mikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats, including mod, s3m, it, and xm.
  • Sound (Compiled with FMod Ex, Optional)
    • FMod Ex - Audio engine : FMOD Sound System by Firelight Technologies


Read the LICENSE file.

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