In Steam Racers - a mod for Unreal Tournament 3 - you get to experience the joyful madness of steam punk in a completely new way. With four unique steam-powered vehicles, players must either race or fight their way to victory or choose any route in between. Gun down your opponents with the tank-like Scotch Boiler, navigate easily with the floating Futuramobile 1900 or outrace the competition with the most unique invention of them all, the Monowheel. Buy upgrades to improve your weapons, armor and speed, lure enemies into deadly traps, disrupt progress with the magnetic and flame mines or take control of the powerful stationary turrets for ultimate damage.


  • 4 unique vehicles built for speed and destruction

  • A distinctive point system rewarding both the fast and the furious

  • Play in a unique steampunk art style

  • Highly detailed graphics with the renowned Unreal Engine 3

  • Up to 8 players

  • Speed through the racing track by using your speed booster

  • Hijack your friends’ vehicles – and their upgrades

  • Lay down deadly traps for your opponents and watch them blow into pieces

  • Race in a dynamic racing track filled with useful tools and unspeakable horrors

  • Spend points to upgrade your vehicle

  • Use a wide array of objects to defeat your opponents

  • Switch tactic from racing to destroying or vice versa - mid-race
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The Make Something Unreal Contest has come to a close and the winners have been announced, it's great to see some of most amazing mods finally getting noticed for the hard work they do. Did you favorite win?

MSUC wrote:Congratulations to the Contest Phase 4 winners who all deserve a round of applause for their wonderful work with Unreal Tournament 3. The Make Something Unreal contest has yield some great maps and mods from all four contest phases and ultimately shows the versatility and power of Unreal Tournament 3 and Unreal Engine 3. It was amazing to see the progression of work from several teams that developed content from the beginning of the contest and see it evolve each round into a complete project.

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Phase 4 Finalists for the MSU Contest

Phase 4 Finalists for the MSU Contest

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Here are the Phase 4 finalists for the Best non-FPS Mod, Best FPS Mod, Best Machinima, Best Vehicle, Best Level Set, Educational and Best Use of Physics...

Steam Racers 3.0 Released!

Steam Racers 3.0 Released!

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We are proud to announce that Steam Racers 3.0 has now been released and on top of that, we are now offering dedicated servers. Get ready to experience...

Steam Racers 3.0: The Tweaks and Fixes

Steam Racers 3.0: The Tweaks and Fixes

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Now that we have touched upon some of the major new additions to Steam Racers 3.0, we now take a last preview of the upcoming versions by detailing some...

Steam Racers 3.0: The Music

Steam Racers 3.0: The Music

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One of the best new features of Steam Racers 3.0 is maybe also the most unexpected one. We are now introducing something that will surely change the nature...

Race your crazy steam powered vehicle through a dangerous tracks filled with intriguing contraptions while battling your opponents and striving for the number one position.
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Steam Racers 3.0 User Guide

Steam Racers 3.0 User Guide

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This guide will give you a comeplete rundown of the levels, game modes, vehicles, weapons and much more found in Steam Racers 3.0.

Steam Racers 3.0

Steam Racers 3.0

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Steam Racers 3.0 is the version submitted to the Make Something Unreal grand finals.

User Guide 1.0

User Guide 1.0

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In the Steam Racers User's Guide, also included in the game installer, you will find a full list of controls, gameplay descriptions, weapon and vehicle...

Steam Racers 2.0

Steam Racers 2.0

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This version has been submitted to the Make Something Unreal contest phase 4. It contains several bug fixes and additional content compared to the previous...

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likestoplaymods Jun 5 2010 says:

I'v all ways liked this. but when i had this installed i always had to run a server. thats whats killing ya. i don't know if theirs servers now because i last played 6 months ago and i don't wanna reinstall if no servers. And to help you make a group on steam, if you don't in a month I will

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skittlesareyum47 May 27 2010 says:

is this dead?

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Xaxidus Creator
Xaxidus May 31 2010 replied:

On hold at the moment, as we are finishing our new game (and Master project). The future of Steam Racers will most likely include a port to UDK :)

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ragamesound Nov 24 2009 says:

Reply to this if you want to schedule a play time - I'd love to do something tonight (i.e. 4 hours from now), 9pm Eastern?

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likestoplaymods Nov 25 2009 replied:

i can play

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likestoplaymods Nov 25 2009 replied:

I would like to play you but I cant say yes or no untell 6:30p.m.

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ragamesound Dec 7 2009 replied:

Ohhh no! I missed you!
Send me a PM with your e-mail address. I'm going to arrange some play time with a couple friends (one of which did the music for the game), and it'd be great to have you there.

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ragamesound Nov 20 2009 says:

Yo, I wanna play. I'll be on tomorrow around this time :-D

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SecondSoul Nov 13 2009 says:

PS3 cook? Maybe even for at least a vehicle mutator?
Any ways, just saw the trailer. Looks awesome.

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ragamesound Nov 19 2009 replied:

PS3 cook isn't going to happen. While UT3 *does* support total conversions, it's not friendly to them. For example, it doesn't support at all non UT3 sound effects. Blehhhk

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thunderising Nov 20 2009 replied:

Any idea on what time span the UDK release wud take?

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Kishmet Creator
Kishmet Nov 20 2009 replied:

An UDK port will take a while.
The biggest hurdle is to create assets for all used UT3 content (static meshes). We will start working on this in 2010 (after exams).

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