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Grand Theft Minimal

by krangGAMES - 48 Hour Compo Entry

v0.5 of a full product, thanks LD for the inspiration!

No "gameplay" per se, but it's pretty fun to drive around the city of Metrovan. Explore the park, find a fast car and jump across the docks, skulk through alleyways, hijack cars to your heart's content. Just don't fall in the water!

Also included is a development timelapse, and an image gallery with screenshots and in-dev pictures.

Enjoy <3

(Note: Source requires Adobe Flash and the Greensock Tweenmax and CasaLib .swc script libraries, both freely available yet not included in my source as I don't have redistribution permission)

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Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:51am

Surprising how well this idea works.

Nice work! Love the huge city. Car-variety is also quite cool

Perry says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:59am

Really ambitious, it's good to see that you got the cars to waypoint.

Broxxar says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:16am

Probably the best use of the theme I've seen in 40-50 I've played. In its most basic stripped down state, THIS is GTA. Really superb job. Hope to see this go somewhere post comop.

Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:24am

K to Kill Yourself.

Hayawi says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:01pm

It was pretty fun to play, but lacks any story of challenge after you get bored of cop cars, but pretty fun to play none the less

saint11 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:57pm

This is awesome! I had a lot of fun driving around in this :D I love the idea of making this painting into an actual city!

GertJohnny says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 5:39am

I went for a joyride in stanley park.

FunByJohn says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 8:31am

Probably the best appropriation of Mondrian's work into a game I've ever seen :D this is so full of character, the few little easter eggs you've thrown in (yeah I drove all the way around the dark to see what those white pixels were in the map-image you posted earlier :D ) and the various kinds of cars.

I played a couple of earlier builds of this game, so I was surprised playing this version to see the police cars actually giving chase, it was a nice touch :D

Bernhard says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:54pm

Amazing tech demo there. Looks like the start of a great game!
The AI is perfect already, just as dumb as in GTA :-)

PixelIndigo says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 8:04am

This game really fits theme. That was funny to see how twenty police cars were trying to cross small street :D

evilseanbot says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 10:16am

Good job on the path finding.

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