SuperTux for Mac

SuperTux for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.3.4
  • Total Downloads:
    30,087
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 25, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    69.25MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    18
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #8 in Arcade Games

Editors' Review

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SuperTux is very reminiscent of the side scrolling adventure games of yesteryear and works smoothly on the Mac platform. Admittedly crafted with strong influences from games like Super Mario Bros., SuperTux isn't a particularly deep game, but it is a charming one, offering plenty of levels, decent graphics, and a litany of challenges that will have you starting and restarting to get to the next level.

If you are a fan of 2D sidescrollers, this is a game you'll almost certainly appreciate if nothing else. It is designed to resemble the classics, but has enough modern flair to stand out as its own creation, integrating a number of new features, sleeker graphics, and a penguin hero that has enough personality on its own to stand out. Combined with dozens of levels, a solid gallery of rogues, and plenty of power-ups, there is enough here to keep you engaged through multiple sessions. The interface and controls could use some work as they can be a bit sluggish, but as with other platformers, once you get the hang of them, they are consistent.

If you are looking for a free game on your Mac that will fill the time and would love to play as a penguin on ice, level after ice level, this is the game for you.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–4 of 4

5 stars

"excellent Super Mario Clone"

August 12, 2009  |  By phinehasm

 |  Version: SuperTux 0.3.1

Pros

my kids play this game all the time (ages 11-15) they like it better than Super Mario brothers.

Cons

as far as i know you cant duck into the pipes for special stages and points.

Summary

this is a great free alternative to playing super mario brothers.

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3 stars

"SuperTux is so cool!"

March 31, 2009  |  By Annette88

 |  Version: SuperTux 0.3.0

Pros

All of the SuperTux Series are cool

Cons

The later SuperTux games are better than the first. It is also dissapointing that you never get to find penny, tux's girlfriend.

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5 stars

"Awesome!"

February 25, 2008  |  By mike brunke

 |  Version: SuperTux 0.3.1

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
For a free game, this is incredible. Absolutely addictive! I was not much of a gamer growing up, and I have never played Super Mario, but this is loads of fun. And, judging by previous screenshots, the graphics have improved tremendously. The number of levels is mind blowing.

This, along with Pac the Man and Argonaut 2149, is the cream of the crop for Mac freeware arcade games.

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4 stars

"Retro Cool!"

May 19, 2004  |  By chillywilly5280

 |  Version: SuperTux 0.1.1

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Being of the original Nintendo generation, I love SuperTux! It may not appeal to the younger XBox - GameCube - Sega crowd but I get a kick out of it.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher The SuperTux Team
Publisher web site http://supertux.lethargik.org
Release Date November 25, 2013
Date Added November 25, 2013
Version 0.3.4
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Arcade Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.3
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 69.25MB
File Name SuperTux-0.3.4-osx-intel.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 30,087
Downloads Last Week 18
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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