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Desert Child

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NOTICE: Activation key must be used on a valid Steam account. Requires internet connection.


About the game

You’re broke, you’re hungry, and your only friends are a vintage hoverbike and a bowl of ramen noodles.

In Desert Child, you are a young and talented hoverbike racer who needs to figure out how you can scrape enough cash together through racing and odd jobs to punch your one-way ticket to the Red Planet to enter the biggest race in the universe, the Grand Prix.

The world as we know it is slowly starting to become unhabitable, as many people on Earth have moved to Mars for a better quality of life, thanks to a government subsidy that assisted in relocating citizens by providing affordable passage. After several years of running this program, the government announces that in two weeks, tickets to Mars would go up in price, making the exodus to the Red Planet unobtainable for regular citizens.

You’ll deliver pizzas, collect gun parts, hunt bounties, and make some fans along the way. In between races, you’ll explore colorful cities where you can repair and upgrade your bike, dine on the local cuisine, and fight your way through gangsters, bounty hunters, and all sorts of interesting characters, just so that you can have a decent meal and keep your bike running.

Nothing’s free in Desert Child.


Key Features

  • Hunt bounties, deliver pizzas, throw races - do anything you can to earn cash
  • Explore a pixel-art solar system inspired by Cowboy Bebop, Akira and Redline
  • Customize your beloved bike with Guns, Amplifiers and shameless advertising
  • Dine on a range of interplanetary cuisine with sweet buffs to help you win
  • Master deep combat and racing mechanics and define your own style
  • Race, shoot, and get better! Designed for replayability, with secrets that keep you coming back
  • Chill to an original lo-fi hip-hop soundtrack
  • Challenge your friends through local multiplayer

System Requirements

Windows - Minimum
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 700 Series
  • Storage: 120 MB available space

Mac - Minimum
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.7.3 (Lion)
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 700 Series
  • Storage: 120 MB available space

Linux - Minimum
  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 700 Series
  • Storage: 120 MB available space

© 2018 Oscar Brittain

Format: Digital edition
Publisher: Akupara Games
Type: Download code delivered via email
Valid on: PC, Linux, Mac

Minimum
Supported Operating Systems: Win 7 32/64 bits/Linux/Mac OS X
Ram: 4096 MB
Hard Disk Space: 600 MB
Processor: 2.2 GHz
Video Card: GeForce 700 Series
DirectX Compatible:

pegi 16
PEGI 16
This rating is applied once the depiction of violence (or sexual activity) reaches a stage that looks the same as would be expected in real life. More extreme bad language, the concept of the use of tobacco and drugs and the depiction of criminal activities can be content of games that are rated 16.

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2. Download Steam

Click the green button that says 'Install Steam' at the top right corner of the website, install Steam and login with with the account you created in step 1. 

3. Click 'Games' at the top of your screen and select 'Activate a product on Steam'

4. Open the confirmation e-mail you received from Startselect and copy the code into the 'Product Code' box.

5. Confirm the code and install the game

6. You can access your games by clicking 'Library' at the top of your screen. 

7. After the download is completed, you can enjoy your game!

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