A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

Skadonk (noun): An old, battered car

About the game

Shadonk Showdown is a physics charged, multiplayer vehicle game wrapped in a South African theme. Fast reflexes, itchy trigger fingers and luck are needed to come out on top. The game concept, was sparked by the rich concentration of different individuals and cultures within South Africa – most importantly the Taxi culture.

Taking inspiration from games such as Mario Kart and Zero Gear, the game is designed for short fun play sessions with and against friends.

Game Features

  • Physics powered arcade style racing
  • 3 different game modes based off South African Taxi culture
  • Uniquely African Theme
  • Collectable powerups
  • Easy to pick up and play
  • Short Sessions of gameplay


Duncan Bell - Concept, art, design, basic programming
Al Ridley - Programming

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date Sep 12, 2017
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
Made withUnity
Tagslocal, Multiplayer, race, south-africa, splitscreen, taxi
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 4

Install instructions

Unzip and run the executable file.

NB. Controller(s) preferred.

Player 1 Keyboard Controls:
WASD - Drive
Left Shift - Boost
Space - Handbrake
F - Shoot Pickup
Q - Jump

Player 2 Keyboard Controls:
Arrow Keys- Drive
Right Shift - Boost
/- Handbrake
. - Shoot Pickup
L - Jump


SkadonkShowdown_PC_V1_2.zip 384 MB
SkadonkShowdown_Mac_V1_2.zip 356 MB

Development log


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Thanks for the fun/crazy time with this one! :D

can I have 32 bit version

Back again for some two player madness! 

Indy of IndieGameGlance has made a short game review for Skadonk Showdown. At a glance you can see what the game is like before you play it for yourself. [Spoiler] This game is supper addictive! :)

Thank you very much, love the video! Used the road rage button effectively :P

Fun game! I had a good time in it! The mini game is where it shines! :D

Stay Rad Everybody!!

Thanks for the Lets play! Seems like the rooftop deathmatch could be built upon further :)

Working on my own blog and stumbled on this, just had to write about it even a little.

Thanks for the mention :)


Wut!! Dude this looks awesome! Pity you don't support Linux, BUT, I'm half tempted to boot into Windows just to try this out! Fuck it! That's what I'm gonna do! Also, having to deal with taxis on the Eastrand everyday, this might be some much-needed comic relief! Good job man!

Hehe thank you - Enjoy! Let me know what you think


Fantastic little game you have here! It's hectic, fast and fun! There were a few little graphical issues when the camera clipped through the environment and a few framerate drops, but that might have been my recording software.

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Thank you! This was my first attempt at making a game in Unity (used to make games in GameMaker before this). It's a tad unoptimized and a bit clunky, but I had fun making it and I'm really happy you enjoyed it!