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GenreTop down racer
Code licenseGNU General Public License version 3
or (at your option) any later version.
Media licenseCreative Commons Attribution Share-Alike version 3.0
EngineUzebox 3.1
Video Mode3 (Customised)
Release dateTBD


Joyrider is an action / driving game for the Uzebox, in the style of the original Grand Theft Auto and Driver games, created by James Howard for the Uzebox Coding Competition 2014.

Joyrider won the 1st place in UCC2014.

Game Modes

There are several game modes available:

  • Story : Features three missions with specific objectives
  • Free roam : Freely explore the city at your own leisure
  • Survival (Arcade) : With the full force of the police after you, survive as long as you can!
  • Pursuit (Arcade) : Play as the police and chase down the suspect, ramming them off the road.
  • Pursuit (2 Player): Player 1 plays as the police, whilst Player 2 tries to escape


There are two control schemes available for playing with:


  • Dpad : Steer car left or right
  • A : Accelerate
  • B : Brake

Alternate / Casual

  • Dpad : Steer the car North, East, South or West
  • X : Drive in direction of dpad input

Start : Pause game / view map


Play In Browser

Uze file


Sources (zip)

Source (git repository)