“Auto-accelerate” is a feature activated by default in the game Mario Kart Tour on mobile; and available in Mario Kart 8 too
Just adding an option to always press auto forward reduce the number of keys to press.
What does it change, when option is activated :
Pull Request : https://github.com/supertuxkart/stk-code/pull/4437
If you have xdotool on your Linux, you can copy the code below as a new script and use it with a keyboard shortcut to continuously press a key. Once the key is manually pressed the effect is removed.
#/bin/bash # can be Up, Space, Enter, or any letter KEY=Up while true; do STKPID=`pidof supertuxkart` STKWIN=`xdotool search --pid $STKPID` if [ "$STKWIN" ]; then xdotool keydown --clearmodifiers --window $STKWIN $KEY wait $STKPID break fi sleep 1 done