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

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Ride Away!

by Kotucz - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is not your first nor your last bank job. Your greatest hobby is smashing goats with a car.
Press a key to start Ride Away!

If system launcher fails please try following command:
java -jar RideAway1.0.jar

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AdricZero says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:30pm

Great little game. My only suggestion is have the goats start appearing a little sooner in the game.

Mythalore says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:34pm

Not bad, the art is a bit unclean and the game didn't reset properly. Other than that pretty good.

AlexFili says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:25pm

Can't remember how far I managed to get, but I got a score of 57k. Overall this is a fun little game. It gets really hectic later on which is good, since people can't complain about the challenge. Shame about the lack of music but overall, it's fun!

Fonserbc says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:29pm

Classic, well done.

I have the same feeling about the goats, when going fast, sometimes, they haven't even entered the road when you pass trough.

Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:16pm

Really loved the art style of the game. It's fun to play, the increase of speed over time really does wonders, making the game more and more exciting.

Great job.

ahmedcab says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:13pm

very fun to play.

Markavian says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:41pm

Faster faster at the start!
Would have been good to have other ways to get bonus points other then killing goats. Liked the road mechanic and the changes in scenery.

Ariake81 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:41pm

its like if the guy who made enviro-bear made an endless runner game. good stuff, pretty addictive!

kannas says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 3:55pm

i got a great time hitting goats. really a good game! my only complain is that at high velocity i feel pain to my ayes >_<

marudziik says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 12:42am

At high velocity it's really hard to control the car, but the game is actually quite fun and I liked it. I also liked how the car sprite changes angle when pushing up/down, and that the wheels are staying in the same position when it does that. Little things, but I can appreciate them. The intro animation is also a nice thing to see. Quite well done - played so much that now my eyes kinda hurt. :P

ceronman says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 2:39am

Nice game. Love killing goats!

GIB3D says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 9:43am

Distance: 5402
Goats: 14
Score: 81030

Fits the theme! Also, when it gets faster you should focus on the foreground rather than the background. It helps a lot.

Retrac says ...
Dec 29, 2012 @ 4:58pm

Simple, fun, and could get pretty chaotic at high speeds. Those goats hated me, they loved spawning and staying on the side of the road, just outside of my reach. I think other objectives or objects which were detrimental to your score and not the player's health would be great additions. Great game regardless.

Congratulations and good luck in the future!

goerp says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 3:07pm

I played like an old school retro kind of game.
Funny looking villain.
It could use some more goats to distract me more from driving.

KevinWorkman says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 4:33am

This was a pretty fun little game. I had trouble avoiding the cars, so being able to move horizontally would have been useful- or even better yet, a way to send small cars flying off into bigger ones!

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