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Race The Sun developer Flippfly wants you to pick its next project

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Race the Sun is now on Steam

Race the Sun (opens in new tab) developer Flippfly wants you (opens in new tab) to vote for its next game project, by playing a bunch of prototypes the team has made over the last couple of years, and then picking the ones you'd like to see turned into fuller games.

Each round of the 'Prototype Showdown' offers two potential games for your consideration. Round one pits TaxiCopter ("The sun, the sea, a chopper – who could ask for more!") against Dupi's Wrong Turn ("A little game about a little egg in space…and funny gravity"), and you still have 14 days at the time of writing to download each game, log into the Flippfly site, and vote (opens in new tab). TaxiCopter currently has 79% of the votes, and I reckon it looks the most fun.

You can see footage of both prototypes in the following video, which also offers a nice overview of how the tournament is going to work. It's basically Highlander, but with prototypes. There can only be one.

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.