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!

5 years ago News 11 comments Report

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

5 years ago Full Version 1 comment

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

6 years ago Full Version 0 comments

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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ogssan Creator
ogssan Sep 20 2009 says:

Sorry about the no servers issue, we would put up some dedicated servers but in the games current version it is not really suited for Internet servers. But for the next release i will make sure to add minor fixes so it is better suited for Internet play. The problem now is that it is not possible to get out of the start building before the server has been filled up.
If you just want to play around and try the vehicles just start your own server and type "opendoors" in the terminal.

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thunderising Nov 7 2009 replied:

Guys develop this with the just released UnrealEngine3 UDK, then u can release this game as a standalone, this game has loads of potential....tracking

please please do so, this is a nice game

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NeXuSDK Creator
NeXuSDK Nov 7 2009 replied:

We will investigate that possibility after the Grand Finals deadline

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Bobyd Sep 25 2009 replied:

oh thanks :D
EDIT: it dont works :(

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Kiezioo Sep 19 2009 says:


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Dr.Worm Sep 14 2009 says:

ok im having troubles getting this mod to even start i bought it off steam and it seems to be having a difficult time to where to pick up ut3 any idea would help i really wanna play it >.<

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ogssan Creator
ogssan Sep 15 2009 replied:

Yeah its a bug with the installer, sadly i didn't have time to get it to work with the steam version of UT3, but to get it to work just point the shortcut at steam.exe instead and add -applaunch 13210.
so the final shortcut will look something like this..
"C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -applaunch 13210 -mod=../SteamRacers -solomod

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lad Sep 11 2009 says:


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Croco15 Sep 9 2009 says:

Love it!

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natostanco Sep 8 2009 says:

where are servers?

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4398 Sep 7 2009 says:

Any chance that this will come on ps3?

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ogssan Creator
ogssan Sep 9 2009 replied:

Sadly non of us have a PS3 version of UT3, so we can't really test it. But when we feel the pc version is sufficiently complete i might get the PS3 version and have a look at it.

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johnpinky7 Sep 7 2009 says:

I wish there was bots! anyways, awesome mod!

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