Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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Crash Derby

by chocobyte - Jam Entry

It contains not a lot of gameplay but a lot of Boom! We took the opportunity to try a game with UE4. We did not manage to get the vehicle system going, so we implemented our own fancy driving physics. Also, the AI was intented to drive on a freeway. This is because we realized we were out of time and attention, so a late decision was to change from the original game idea (mad guy with breakdown vehicle rages on a freeway by using his vehicle clap as weapon) to a little derby arena.

Have Fun & Thanks for Playing!

Controls:
WASD to move
R to reset
ALT+ENTER to fullscreen

Credits:
David & Simon

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness63%
#556Graphics(Jam)3.20
#653Audio(Jam)1.95
#686Humor(Jam)2.50
#718Fun(Jam)2.76
#874Innovation(Jam)2.39
#880Mood(Jam)2.45
#926Overall(Jam)2.68
#928Theme(Jam)2.56

Comments

vikpek says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:11pm

Unfortunately I cannot test it due to Windows only.

donan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:33pm

I like the idea, but the corners were a bit buggy and the explosions didnt trigger sometimes (also i got under the floor a couple of times xD). Its hard to work on UDK so Kudos for trying something for a compo using UDK :)

Bananaft says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:30am

That's some Mad Max stuff going on.

surpent says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:49pm

The play is hit a car innovative!
Like it's sumo!

Enneract says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:16pm

10/10 would fall through floor again. But seriously good job on trying out unreal, would be cool if there was some objective or something though :)

lochmann-apps says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:27am

Nice try, keep going!

UrbanHelsing says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:32am

Nice to see UE4, would like to have some goal though.

Dohxis says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:20pm

Nice entry :)

lizard455 says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 1:39pm

Haha neat game! It could really use some sound :D

borgi says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 4:20pm

Even if it does not have a lot of gameplay, impressive implementation is this short time!

TeamSpatch says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 8:57pm

A bit buggy. I fell trough the ground : ).
But a lot of Booms, indeed ^^

Team-KwaKwa says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 9:02pm

Having half the vehicule through the ground, explosions, not much of a game, but still.

May 10, 2015 @ 10:49pm

Nice but somewhat buggy sandbox.
It needs some lose/win conditions to be more engaging.
Nice try.

Ossi says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 2:30am

Silly little sandbox game! I had a good laugh when some of the smaller cars were driving upside down haha!

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