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by jakewiesen - Jam Entry

Rails is an arcade game set in a cyberpunk world. Think high-speed Pac-Man and Snake; you, a skater punk chick, skate around rail structures hundreds of miles in the air, collecting mixtapes and delivering them to the people.

This is our first time entering Ludum Dare! DJ and Jake are especially proud of this accomplishment, it marks the first game they've completed in almost 10 YEARS. Ahhh!

Matt Kania and Patrick Hockberger did some amazing music for us. Thank you guys!

The game doesn't run perfectly, and we'll iterate on it post Jam. Thank you for playing! We love you!!!

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HelkeGames says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:02am

Nice game, well done! ;)

lightsoda says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:45pm

Looks cool and has nice music. Though I couldn't get a single mixtape. At first I was really confused as I had no idea what the controls where, and it took me a few tries before I realized which entity I was controlling.

May 1, 2013 @ 3:15pm

Great game! Music and layout are very cool. Great background graphics as well.

DaanVanYperen says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:22pm

Controls are a fight. Great aesthetics.

Pixelsalt says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 5:05pm

I could not start the game, menu did not respond to keyboard or mouse input.

goerp says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 7:59pm

That's a big download for a Snakes/Pacman game :)
I like the music and the idea, but the game was too hard for me. At first just seeing, which object was me and after that controls and after figuring that out, the rest of the game ;)

Weird (but original) way of menu handling. It was not immediately obvious.

Good thing that you made a game, though!

HeXoT says ...
May 18, 2013 @ 5:15pm

A bit hard to understand on first minutes of play, after finding the help menu is understood better, although I have not managed to score any points.

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