The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Through the Ages
Games&Girls
Terra Mystica
The Sexy Brutale
The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game
Legendary DXP: A Fantasy Deck Building Game
Hustle Cat
Final Fantasy VI
Brütal Legend
Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic
Twilight Struggle
Transistor
Papers, Please
Civilization VI
Super Mario Odyssey
Race for the Galaxy
7 Wonders
Final Fantasy XIII
Mass Effect
BioShock 2
World of Warcraft
Castle Crashers
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth
The World Ends with You
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Colossal Cave Adventure
Valkyria Chronicles
Grim Fandango
Diablo II
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
Bioforge
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)
Star Trek: Legacy
Silent Storm
Wasteland
Pocket Fighter
Cutthroats
Wishbringer
The Lurking Horror
Theme Aquarium
Portal 2
1830: Railroads & Robber Barons
Autoduel
Dark Age of Camelot
Pokémon Black and White
Street Rod
Civilization V
Minecraft
Playboy: The Mansion
Pipe Dream
Information
Primary Name
Sunspire Studios
Alternate Names
Website
wrong website?
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 23661
Description Edit | History

In December 1999, Patry and his former classmates Patrick Gilhuly, Eric Hall, Rick Knowles, Mark Riddell, and Rob Kroeger announced the foundation of the company Sunspire Studios to develop a video game project. Patry stated the game "would feature a massively multiplayer, persistent universe with real-time strategy and first-person shooter components," "[...] something that would make the Quake 3 or Unreal engine look tame in comparison." Fine arts undergraduate classmate Roger Fernandez was chosen as the artist; however, the project was eventually abandoned due to limitations in current graphical software. In August 2000, Knowles suggested the company resume working on Tux Racer, which became their first official project. The game was released as free software under the GNU General Public License on October 2, 2000.

In 2003, Sunspire Studios ceased business. Their Internet domains are now commercially cybersquatted. According to archive.org, there had been no significant changes to their site since September 22, 2002, when the Tux Racer 1.1.1 Linux Patch was released.

Source: Wikipedia, "Tux Racer", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 6.75
Average Weight 1.00
Num Owned 1
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 2000-10-02
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.