Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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Grand Theme Auto

by tsjost - Compo Entry

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Control with WASD and space for 'handbrake' turns. Run over all the good themes in order to downvote them, leaving all the bad themes sailing to the top...

Written in C++ in a few hours with SDL2, compiled to the web with emscripten.

After giving up on the game, I decided to continue with a few hours left. I had to integrate Box2D to handle collisions, but still use the vehicle physics I had written, which has resulted in a lot of weird collision bugs.

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Suese says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:18am

How watery those things are. E for effort :p Maybe next time!

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:08am

Funny idea about the themes. What does spacebar do? I only got WASD to do anything.

tsjost says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:19am

Spacebar does a fancy handbrake turn that is so powerful it doesn't even slow your car down!

demogorgon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:07pm

It's exactly what I hoped it would be. Collisions for the non road bits are a tad bit wide, but you made the compo.

Fenreliania says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:13pm

Oh how I watched you struggle, but you got something out there in the end! Collisions are a bit buggy as you know, and the hitboxes are larger than they seem. Could do with some kind of opposition so you have the potential to lose - maybe have PoV driving around upvoting all your downvoted themes? :P

pta2002 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:19pm

Nice! Pretty funny how you chose themes XD

Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:10pm

Yay, I'm killing rectangles with numbers inside! Not bad.

carlmartus says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:24pm

I like the smooth handbrake steering.

mantis says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:37pm

If only there was some cops to hunt you after a killing spree! Great idea :)

valid4life says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 4:55am

That was quite the interesting play! For a few hours, thats pretty darn cool

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