December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Evil Autorunner

by Gazcraft - 48 Hour Compo Entry

My original idea (Random Battle Manager 2013) turned out to be wayyy to big a project, so I whipped this up in the past 5 hours.

As such, it's buggy if you spam the space bar.
There's not really any goal either, but it's something I made and something I want to build upon, so it's not all bad.

Plus I still have Random Battle Manager to work on in my spare time!

Downloads and Links




JoeProgram says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:18am

Hmmm... looks like I don't have permission to run it from the web :(

Smaxx says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:26am

Yep, the Dropbox link is broken and shows HTTP 403 (access denied). The standalone executable works fine, although I really miss some visual feedback regarding building placement (didn't even notice it working at first, till I kept an eye for the money counter).

After a while it seems like buildings appear late (like once they're in the middle of the screen; might be related to different widths?). Also it seems like it's almost too easy, the AI always trips into a gap after hitting one of the bumps on top the house with 2 bumps.

SimianLogic says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 7:14pm

getting a 403 on the web

TehSkull says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:20pm

"Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at" for the web build.
Also, it would've been a better idea to participate in the Jam, as that would've afforded you an extra 24 hours of working time.

All that aside, I see high potential for this concept. A bit more work and you've got a golden game idea.

colincapurso says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 12:34am

Couldn't run the web version

dalbinblue says ...
Jan 6, 2013 @ 4:11pm

Ha ha! I started playing it for some reason thinking that I had to jump from building to building and kept pressing the space when the AI would do the same thinking I was controlling the jumping for three solid games.

Anyway, besides my mental lapse, interesting inverse running game. In the back of my head I see playing excite bike as a kid trying to make the level impossibly hard for my friends.

schnerble says ...
Jan 6, 2013 @ 7:18pm

Same problem with the web version for me.

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