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Super Javali Racer Deluxe

by DrZanuff - Jam Entry

Edit 01/09/2016 - Added Itch.IO Link

https://drzanuff.itch.io/super-javali-racer-deluxe

Welcome to the Javali Racer world!

Ok, the jam entry is just a level. Tomorrow i will post the Post-Compo. Javali is portuguese for Boar. The word Javali comes from the arabic word, djabali. You are a lord in a world where kings and knights ride in Javalis, instead of horses, and the Javalis are sacred animals. You must race to score the fastest time.

We just had time to finish one level. We have the art ready for more tracks, sound and other stuff. Tomorrow i will try to finish the post-compo version and put a link here. The final version will have the tournament mode where you will be able to upgrade your Javali. Maybe we'll make more levels and new things along the month.

-- Change --
Ok, sorry about the controls. I switched the controls for an easier version. I've been busy with the post compo version, so i will just set the easy controls back again.

-- Bug Fixes --
-Fixed the player's results showing zero
-Reduced the music volume
-Reduced the number of laps

Controls

Z - Press the 'Z' button quickly to make the Javali run. Watch out though, because if you run out of stamina the Javali will stop and you'll have to wait.

Arrows - Move the Javali, up, down, left and right.

X- Jump.

C - Dash, with the Dash you can break those crates. If you collide with a crate without dashing, the Javali will suffer damage.

Space - Brake.

The stamina bar will recover with time. If you run out of hearts, you lose. There are some obstacles on the track that you must jump, otherwise it will slow you down.

That's it. I'm proud of the final result, because the team worked very hard. Of course it's not the desired result we wanted, but we will make it happen. Later i will write a Post-mortem.

Thank you Ludum Dare, one more game made!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#443Humor(Jam)2.69
#528Audio(Jam)2.63
#612Graphics(Jam)3.05
#748Theme(Jam)3.25
#809Mood(Jam)2.59
#879Innovation(Jam)2.35
#893Overall(Jam)2.70
#918Fun(Jam)2.38
#2025Coolness28%

Comments

frenzyasii says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:38am

haha fun xD

FergusonTV says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:12am

Looks fun but the controls are really not practical :/

MurrayL says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:56pm

Fun idea, but the gameplay needs some work! Stamina drains way too quickly to actually get around the track - I discovered it was much faster to just keep hammering 'boost'.

indie4fun says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:09pm

The controls are a nightmare! The Javali goes where he wants! haha

DrZanuff says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:30am

Thank you all for the comments. With the feedback i made a simplified version of the controls. I know it's strange, the Stamina is too low, the speed is poor. It's because during the Jam the game was developed with upgrades in mind. The jam ended and we couldn't implement the tournament mode and the Upgrade screen in time. I am working in the post compo and i hope you check it out when its ready.

Trite Games says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 8:48pm

Haha the intro ^^ I would make the speed higher and the stamina too. But then (with opponents) it could be a fun racer :)

rzuf says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 11:48am

Nice foundation you've got here! I'm sure the game would be great with more stuff in it - upgrades, ai opponents, local multiplayer and epic poignant story. :D

gallerdude says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 11:32pm

Fun, strange controls!

Poupi says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 2:26am

Very nice! ;)

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