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

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by Tortoise - Jam Entry


Secret weapons testing on an unpopulated town in some mountains.

W - Speed Up
A - Turn Left
S - Break
D - Turn Right
Spacebar - Dive

Tip: - Diving may help to stabilize you if stuck.

Game by
Mark Swick -@Riv_Roy
Tim Rurkowski - @Trurkowski


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Kronics says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:48am

YES. This game is absolutely the best thing I have ever seen. The camera angle is very shaky and spazzy, but it makes the game all the more harder.

JoshuaBurr says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:48am

Really enjoyed that! I got a bit stuck at the very beginning but holding space sorted me out.

Xanderzoo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:49am

Fun idea, but it's hard to control the tire.

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:49am

I really laugh on this one. Don't know if it's intended WTF but I had fun trying to control the wheel. Tricky physic.

HashTagCake says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:53am

Nice intro.

It's unfortunately hard to actually control the tire. But I had lots of fun trying to get around.

Kronics says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:53am

It got 26000

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:53am

I was a little bit put off by the posing at the beginning of the game... then it started. As much as I want to be one way or the other, I can't deny I had fun playing it.

wg_phancock says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:11am

I had way too much fun just trying to figure out how to control the thing, and then the destructive power of such an AWESOME weapon over the poor helpless villages filled my heart with joy. Also, it reminded me of the ridiculous movie "Rubber."

jesterswilde says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:00am

I couldn't read what was on the side of the tire, but given how much destruction and mayhem I caused I can only assume it said Firestone. Very fun.

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Haha brilliant, Nice

goadrich says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:22pm

Nice concept implementation! I spent a lot of time spinning the tire in circles, until I picked up the feel for how to keep it spinning. While the goal and sense of progress are lacking, I felt invested in getting the tire to spin and had a blast smashing things.

RARoadkill says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:07am

haha. that was unexpected and fun. well done

lucidsheep says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:44am

thought it was a helicopter game for sure! turned out to be a very hard to control tire! lol. not bad though!

richiebranson says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:50am

love the switch up...wasn't expecting the helicopter's payload to be a tire. The physics were pretty interesting as well. My score was a measly 4500.

tikilittle says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:20am

I think you must have seen Rubber. I liked the intro a lot. The controls felt like I was maneuvering the wheel on the left edge rather than the center.

SowiHowl says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:22am

Really good game totally made of an unconventionnal weapon ! The controls are a bit really hard, but it makes the difficulty !

Bitterdeath says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:04am

Fun fun fun times here.

SayHiBen says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:07am

Hah, at first I was like, "Oh great, this is going to be super serious." This is awesome.

klbrazil says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:10am

hahah i only got 500 points XD the tire's always running on the side XD it's fun but i cant seem to control it right XD
overall nice gameeee

novadream says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:11am

Wow! I honestly thought I was going to be controlling the helicopter. :P

I got 10500, but I had a really difficult time with the controls and physics being off a bit (holding space helped).

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:33am

Hilarious! In the tradition of Surgeon Simulator and Goat Simulator, this game quickly turns into a delightful nightmare in the best way. Great work!!

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:48pm

hehe, clever. left/right tire control was touch and go, but highly amusing game. fun audio. well done.

rantt says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:28pm

I scored 16500. This felt like a walking home from the bar Great reversal of expectations in the opening sequence. Graphics and music were nice and fit well together. Very fun game, great job!

Null DIES says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:28pm

LOL...I really loved the transition from the intro to the playing of the game.
Controlling the tire was hard, I don't know if you were aiming for that or not.

EwChap says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:19am

Nice bait and switch there. Chopper game.... oh wait wtf?

Frenchie says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:17am

Hahaha I was not expecting that. Well played :)

ermrk says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:45pm

12000 Hard controls but really fun to play. Nice music also.

Selzier says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:09am


snapman_GT says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:09am

Haaaaa, nice joke. The tire wobbling is interesting, but trying to maintain speed AND hit the houses on the far left is not exactly possible.

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:23am

Great opening :p though you should definitely change the camera - I literally never get motion sick and I found it hard to deal with

uvwar says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 7:16pm

I wish the tire could stay upright a little bit easier (I just kept mashing spacebar) but otherwise really funny/great game!

01010111 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:59am

soooooo dang good. I really didn't think it'd be that great and then it happened. great job!

Ryusui says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:49am

Oh God that was hilarious. XD Physics are a little wonky, but the premise and presentation are priceless.

RealityCheck says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:24am

Insanely hard to control the tire, but it was still fun trying to get it where you wanted it to go. The physics were decent as well.

xhunterko says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:23pm

Who's idea was this?! Would've loved smoother controls. But really, give yourself a treat after making this if you haven't already. Goodness!

NoSoupForYou says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:22am

Caught me completely off guard! I really like the concept of the game but the controls were a bit difficult to get the hang of.

Leaghorn says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 6:02pm

very funny idea but controls are terrible. It looks very fun but its way to hard to play it. Maybe its not the controls but the weird physics.

PinkIndian says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 3:13pm

really nice! The tire is a bit difficult to control, but I guess its realistic(?). The music reminds me of some crazy games from the 90's, which is always a good thing.

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