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

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Commit Racer

by Luke Nizik - Jam Entry

GO GO GO! And HIT the CUBES!

Controls (use Kinect 2 or gamepad):

Pad/keyboard:
Accelerate - Space/A
Move - WSAD/Left stick

Kinect 2:
Start Game - lasso gesture
Accelerate - move hads forward
Go up/down - move hands up/down
Turn left/right - move left/right hand up and the oposite down (like steering wheel)

Theme approach:
We live in a world of information. We thought that would be the worst thing to loose your personal data.
The player controlls a remote drone that is designed to destroy a data center...
Sorry for the ending, we didn't quite finish it :)

Btw. the game trolls player, because it wants to be funny too!

Igor Derbis - 3d art/UI
Luke Nizik - programming
Mateusz MiÄ…gowski - music
Konrad Piechota - programming

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#253Fun(Jam)3.41
#261Audio(Jam)3.32
#324Graphics(Jam)3.68
#395Mood(Jam)3.23
#582Overall(Jam)3.14
#746Innovation(Jam)2.68
#988Theme(Jam)2.30
#1566Coolness44%

Comments

RoryD says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:15am

Slo mo on the cube hits and death was cool. The controls felt a little off. I expected it to have a bit more momentum, and it pitched more than it looked like it was moving. It was fun once I got going, dodging through the obstacles.

Aevek says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:16am

Really cool game, I liked the slow-motion effect, but it did start to get old. The end felt really abrupt and confusing, I kept trying to figure out how to get past that big thing at the end of the green section. (If there is a way I couldnt find it, I tried a lot)

Bitterdeath says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:17am

How satisfying is it to crash through those blocks? VERY! After getting used to the controls I was able to make it to the end. It said 10/10 but I know I missed some. Very fun!

j_peeba says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:19am

The effect from smashing the cubes was so rewarding! The biggest annoyance in the game IMO was that the ship was blocking the view but other than that, the game was good, simple fun. :)

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:19am

whoa, love slowmotion effect.
The lighting effect also makes your graphics looks good too.

sentendo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:19am

love the graphics and the audio, remembers me of Starfox. Btw where is the unconventional weapon? :D

Frenchie says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:20am

Smashing into those blocks was every bit as satisfying as it should have been!

Some feedback: I wish I could have turned faster. It was weird to see such a big difference between the direction I was facing and the direction I was moving.

Also, I was confused by the ending. I didn't know I had reached the end. I thought I had died and had to start over until I tried to go through the crevice really slowly and still died XD

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:29am

Hey! You made game that I made. I like your feature with destroying cubes. But didn't understand what to do in final. I can only crash by final tower and start over.

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

My favorite part is the snarky death tips. I wish there was more contrast between the good cubes and the bad death things in the first area when you're learning, like putting a glow around them or something.

akymos says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:58am

Loved the slow-mo. Pity for the ending. Keep up the great work!!

2Bit says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:03pm

Perfect feel, reminded me of lylat wars. Some end condition would've been nice.

ruerob says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:53am

Very good entry! Great visuals and the slow motion is fantastic! Well done!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:47am

very Fun! smashing those cubes is soooooo satisfying. i was a little disappointed at the ending. the death messages are great XD.

evilseanbot says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:50am

You did a great job in creating the feel.

jk5000 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:24am

The music and the slow motion effect made the game fun. Perhaps a bit easy, but it is okay.

Hjalte500 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:37am

I dont really see how it fits the theme and the game was pretty easy. Maybe if you didnt have the ability to just stop. I loved the controls and the slow motion effect fit in nicely.

Leaghorn says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:28pm

graphics are nice (cool demolition effect) and controls feel good but what is the unconventional weapon? Although good game, it has nothing to do with this game jam.

Leaghorn says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:29pm

... could be faster too (acceleration I mean).

Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:51pm

I loved the explosion effect

Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:46pm

Nice bricks effect!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:38pm

I like the game, I personally would like to be able to invert the up down controls (on web)

Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:30pm

Very nicely styled game, particularly the players ship, very nice. I hope that you see this game through after the jam has finished, I for one would love to see more of it, great game!

Fanttum says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:56am

Rly nice ideas here. Great transitions, and cool effect. Nice job!

Apr 30, 2015 @ 12:25am

The slow mo cub hits were really awesome.

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