XTreme Racing is a kart-style racing video game released in 1995 for the Amiga home computer system. The gameplay is heavily based on Super Mario Kart, released 3 years prior for the Super Nintendo with immense success. The player(s) select from one of 8 possible characters, each driving unique vehicles.
With critical acclaim in Amiga gaming magazines, the game itself sold well on AGA machines, however not enough to justify a full sequel. This was due to the state of the Amiga market at the time (by comparison, Worms: The Directors Cut, a fairly high-profile release also with input from the programming team at Silltunna Software, only sold 5,000 when it was released in 1997. Subsequently XTR appeared as an almost full version on a magazine coverdisk, missing only some of the map graphics which were then made available for download on the Aminet.
In 1996 an upgrade pack, including additional tracks, bug fixes, new features and additional Cups to participate in, was made available to people who registered their copy of the game with the publisher. The upgrade pack also included a Map Editor, which a few people have used to produce brand new maps over the years. The upgrade pack, as