August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds

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Ten 2nds

by TehSkull - Jam Entry

This. Is what I got.
I'm happy to have submitted SOMETHING rather than NOTHING.

The idea is here, the graphics are here, the gameplay is lacking. Whatever.

"Egyptian Mafia “The Stoners” kidnaps the family of famous racecar driver “John Jon Johnson” and forces him to take second place to their man and only their man in ten World Series races."

Essentially, come in second place in ten races, with the Yellow Egyptian car in first place. Slow enemy cars down by bumping into their sides or rearending them.

If something goes wrong in the race, you start it over.
When you finish level 10.......nothing happens. :(

Controls:
Arrow Keys to move

Graphics: IvoryTigress
Programming/Design: TehSkull

Note to self for next time: Do not participate in LD if same weekend as MechaCon.

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Comments

MrBlade says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:28am

Eh, nice job, I guess. Good job on creating something, game play was lacking, speedometer did not work and there was no timer. That, and no integration with the theme. 3/10. If you worked on this for like another week or so, I can see a good project! Keep it up!

jackw899 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:34am

It's pretty cool, just too basic at the moment. As you said.. gameplay is lacking.

TehSkull says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:46am

@MrBlade: I beg to differ. It has EVERYTHING to do with the theme. Our interpretations are just different. 2nd place, 10 races. Ten 2nd's. (Helps to read it out loud.) Thanks for the comment regardless.

@jackw899: I have intention to make a Post-LD version of this game, but the best laid plans of mice and men....
Thanks for the comment.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 8:24am

Good basis for a racer! Good idea to do 10-seconds-races, I haven't seen anyone else do them so far :)

haloflooder says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 7:42am

Took me a minute to see the theme. But I thought it was hilarious way to do 10 seconds.

Sep 14, 2013 @ 11:44pm

something rather than nothing? This is pretty good and reminds me of some of the older games I use to play. Good LD skull, some power ups or cop cars could make this more interesting

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