X -Moto is a free open -source 2D motocross game, which is being developed for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. The game was also ported to AmigaOS 4 and Sony PSP. In the X - motor driving physics plays an important role. The gameplay is inspired by the Elasto Mania, but has some differences.

Due to the popularity of the game and also available Inksmoto level editor for all platforms have been created by volunteers thousands of additional levels and posed on the homepage of the game available.

On tuxfamily.org there is a public -Moto X server. In the game can be played together with others over the Internet.


The objective of the game is to overcome a motocross a course with obstacles, loops, rock outcroppings, etc., thereby collect strawberries and reach the flower at the end of the level. To do this, dosed with the control throttle and brake raises or presses the machine via the steering wheel. To record hunt you can let the ride The record additionally in addition to their journey represented as a spirit.


The game uses the Lua scripting language. For the physics calculation, the 2D physics engine Chipmunk is utilized. Furthermore, the game is based on the Open Dynamics Engine on SDL and OpenGL.

The first official version 0.1.0 (alpha ) was released on 29 May 2005, since the game is constantly being developed and improved. Since the Alpha version 0.1.14 high scores, and thus the distance records can be downloaded via the game. Since the alpha version 0.1.8, X -Moto, the game allows the recording and playback of the race. The current version is 0.5.10 dated 21 June 2012. The game has been translated into over a dozen languages.


The game is next to the Windows, Mac, and FreeBSD version available for many popular Linux distributions and can be installed and updated from the repositories. This possibility is, among other things for Debian, openSUSE, Gentoo Linux and Foresight Linux. For Fedora X -Moto is included in the Games spin. The Games Spin contains the best games available in Fedora. On the homepage of the game current packages for the distributions Ubuntu, Slackware and openSUSE are available. X - Moto is additionally in PackMan Archive for openSUSE. For AmigaOS 4 and Sony PSP game has been ported.

The game was part of the c't software collection 6/2009 of the issue of c't 24/2009 from the publisher Heinz Heise. Using various download portals are more than 600,000 downloads recorded: on Softonic there are 357 707 downloads for the Windows version and 70 390 downloads for the Mac version, on CHIP Online 67 471 downloads for the Windows version since the establishment on July 12, 2012 on computer screen 54 351 downloads for the Windows version on Softpedia 48 428 downloads for the Linux version and the net world have so far recorded 8,134 downloads (as of January 16, 2013 ).