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

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YOU ARE THE TRUCK

by foodzilla - Jam Entry

A simple three laner endless 'running' game. I really didn't get the time to properly test the gameplay and I was trying to add a few more elements. Right now there isn't even really a fail state! :(

With some crushing SFX, a few more hazards and a dying state, this could be amusing.
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I'm taking this down for now. There's two fatal bugs that I cannot find the cause of and I cannot get rid of. It absolutely prevents the game from being played.

I will put this up if I locate the errors, but they are so nonsensical that I cannot begin to guess where the problem lies.
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Fixed these flaws. Invisible objects were spawning and essentially blocking the entire course. Feel free to discount this given the fatal bug.

It still lacks a lot, like a proper death/end state! It's pretty much an infinite runner you can't fail on -_- That's all the time I had? :D

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Ratings

#2273Coolness10%

Comments

foodzilla says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:45am

(P.S. if I had more time, I would have had the police cars flash lights and drive towards you. if you hit it, that would have been a fail state. but since I have no working 'gameover/startgame' screens... eh)

ChrisFagan says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:04pm

Yeah it needs something to win/lose from. I thought the black parts were holes but I guess it was oil that speeds you up? It's a good start, could be really fun with a bit more work.

mahalis says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:07pm

Fun idea, and I like the old-school art style, but it definitely needs some way to lose - I expected the concrete blocks to finish me off, but they just stopped me. As Chris says, it's a good start, just needs some more to the mechanics.

Sep 3, 2015 @ 3:06am

Good starting point if you're looking to continue it. I like your take on the theme.

Ethan Allwood says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 3:09am

No way to lose.. No way to win... Needs some work, but it has potential. Would expect more from a jam game. :/

Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:52pm

reminds me of the racing games on some older cellpohones with its three position driving. Could be a cool concept to bring a game that uses that style and expands upon it.

JonathanG says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:52pm

Like others say, if only it had some win/lose gameplay!

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