Stepmania is a free open source game that utilizes your sense of rhythm and beat. It is, in its essence, a simulator to the greatly popular Dance Dance Revolution series. It has expanded to support various key features, like custom songs, and is very popular over the internet. Dance to the beat of the music and follow the arrows as you immerse yourself into the ultimate rhythm experience.
The point of the game is to use your sense of rhythm and follow the beat of the music as you step or press on the arrows corresponding to the arrows on the screen. Your score is judged by how exact the timing of your steps are and how many arrows you hit or miss.
- Create custom songs to play in Stepmania; create your own "simfiles" or "Stepmania files, including a music track of your choice, background animation, lyrics, videos, banner previews, etc. * Customize the appearance of Stepmania; custom themes, arrow skins, announcer voices, etc. * Different game styles, such as In the Groove, Pump It Up, etc. * Background animations, including videos, patterns and dancers. * A variety of arrow types; hold arrows, mines, etc. * Use your keyboard to press on the arrows or hook up a gaming platform compatible dance pad using an adapter.
 Hardware Requirements
Pentium II, Windows (98 or newer) Mac OSX (10.2.8 or newer), or Linux, 8MB Video Card with 16-bit color support, 64MB RAM, DirectX 7.0 sound card (Windows) keyboard/dance pad