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

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Cops and Robbers

by Brodex - Jam Entry

Hi all!

This is my second try at LD, more fun then the last. In this game you are robbers running from the cops, avoid them for as long as possible. To view controls and game information, use the space bar. Controls are: wasd or the arrow keys.

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blackmagic says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:45pm

The game is pretty simple. Can't play correctly. since wasd is unplayable on foreign layout. You might wannna bind arrows as well :)

Ramuh says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 2:13pm

Ok, but balance is bad and very very simple

namuol says ...
Jan 8, 2013 @ 1:47am

Nice graphics, but the gameplay is essentially broken. It's mostly a game of chance when I can tell you meant for it to be a reflex-oriented game.

A few suggestions:
- Spawn cop cars out of view so there's more time for the player to react.
- Ensure that there's always at least 1 car width for the player to pass through whenever you spawn a cop.
- Smaller cars/hitboxes!

Other than that, you have the framework for a fun game; add some nice sound effects, maybe a few animations, and some music!

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