Star Wars Anakin's Speedway

Star Wars Anakin's Speedway PC MAC CD drive build pod racer creative action game 



Lucas Learning 



Little ones who aren't quite ready to play Star Wars: Episode I: Racer with the big kids will be able to enjoy some podracing action created just for them in Lucas Learning's Star Wars: Anakin's Speedway -- Build and Drive. Play as Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, Gasgano or Ben Quadinaros and build your own tracks on Tatooine, Ando Prime or Baroonda. Fode and Beed call all the action during each race, just like they did during the movie Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace.

You can build on one of 6 track areas on each planet and use any of 28 track pieces, most of which have 5 variations. There are literally thousands of different tracks you can make. When you're done, you can send one of the aforementioned pod pilots out for a test spin. You don't actually steer your pod; instead, you choose to increase or decrease its speed by pressing the number one, two or three on your keyboard. If you press zero, it will come to a stop. A fuel gauge flashes if it becomes too low; pressing the spacebar sends out a group of pit droids who give it a refill.

A Podracer Cam shows you a live image of your current pilot, who gives you feedback on your track construction and offers helpful hints about how to make it better. You can race up to 100 laps, at which point the game will reset. When you've had your fill of podracing, check out the Podracer's Hut for some much-needed relaxation. Fode and Beed are here too, offering up amusing comments on the action inside. There are plenty of things to click, and there's even a little Nuna who is hiding somewhere. Find it and click on it for a surprise.

You can also check out the Jukebox Joint, which has plenty of clickable items as well. The pit droids hang out there and dance and relax when they're not on the track. Here you can see trading cards for each of the four podracers and print them out for coloring or trading with friends. You can also print out your tracks for posterity. This game is for one player only and does not require mastery of the Force to play it.

For Windows (32-bit Systems) / Mac (Power Macintosh: OS 9 or Below) [*Please review compatibility/platform sections in 'What You Get']


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