Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Madness Race

by paps - Compo Entry

Inspired by the snes title Super Off Road, get on your ride for this madness race, where every hit is allowed.
Avoid the dangerous enemy projectile, while progressing to the end line.
Then upgrade your craft for easier race.
But beware: The AI also upgrade theirs, so you better watch them out.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#568Humor2.47
#706Audio2.43
#914Theme3.29
#970Fun2.57
#975Overall2.76
#1037Innovation2.33
#1139Graphics2.00
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

andysolace says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:07am

I have to admit I found it really hard to control, because the steering had so much acceleration attached to it. Also, I first thought that the A key would "move right" instead of "rotate right" - after a second sitting on the start rotating, then another rotating back it was impossible to catch up.

I do however like the kind of "Mario Kart" style of power-ups and nitros - they're a pretty cool addition :)

Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:12am

It's not so easy, but at least every one get something after finish. :)

MegaMasterX says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:04pm

After getting the hang of the controls (My roomate called them 'soapy'? I don't think that's a fair judgement), it was pretty fun!

xaedes says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:24pm

good sounds and music.
the controls are too hard for me. but its kinda funny to watch how the pea-like car rotates while i try to control it.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:53pm

I wish that the keys werent so confusing! :P Good game though. I Included it in part 3 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/81u-vDEfxwU

Kotucz says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:30pm

Could have been called Tic-Tac Races :-D
Gets funnier when you get hang of the controlls
I got confused from the powerups a bit

rhill says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:23am

Where the corners are tight, I found it was easiest to reverse direction.

jpcote says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:49am

Too hard to control !

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:52am

Hi there. Liked the idea. Enjoyed watching the other cars racing around, laying items, found it very hard to control. Liked the sounds and music. Good job!

Slothmachine says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:11pm

Race of the small sausages. Well made karting game. Good job!

paps says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:37am

Thanks everyone for your comments/feedback, I really appreciate it

Kabukky says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 1:19pm

Is there a restart button? I could have used one :D
Fun game - the power-ups make playing another round worthwhile. Good job! :)
I had a lot of problems with the controls though. Haven't played the original Super Off Road though, so that might be intentional.

Pfilzweg says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:42pm

I digg the upgrade system, but lacks more race tracks.

MintArcade says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:23pm

Agree - control is hard, and for the racing game it's a key. Nice and funny game.

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