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

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Safari Rampage

by Soup With Bits - Jam Entry

Have you ever been to the Kruger?
Have you ever been to the Masai Mara?
Have you ever been to the Serengeti?

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Experience an African safari like no other. Get to see all the wild animals in their natural habitat. Be the one in control of the game drive. Drive carefully though, some animals can be dangerous. Vehicle health is represented by the amount of smoke coming from the engine.

Team:
Kevin Marais
Cukia Kimani
Sashen Reddy
Tim Harbour

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness61%
#70Fun(Jam)3.85
#111Audio(Jam)3.73
#148Humor(Jam)3.59
#206Overall(Jam)3.62
#377Graphics(Jam)3.68
#381Mood(Jam)3.32
#488Theme(Jam)3.51
#520Innovation(Jam)3.00

Comments

Elenesski says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:01pm

Couldn't get it to work, the web link points to twitter, not to the game.

Sam Twidale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:08pm

Yeah the web link is pointing to Twitter. Looks amusing from the screenshots though...

Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:53am

Was busy uploading >_<

lubos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:41am

I feel bad about myself, but game is very well made:)

WuPex says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:47am

Best one yet :D
Good job

Pampattitude says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:56am

OMG I'll keep this game it's so great! Good graphics, sounds, easy to command...The only thing I could criticize (but it's a detail as it's already a really good entry) is that there's no end/goal/reward that makes you keep playing.

jk5000 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:26am

This made me feel like a monster. Great job.

sikosis says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:35am

An enjoyable top down free for all ... would have been nice to add some objectives, like track a particular animal down. Good job.

grynca says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:47am

The shift between peaceful safari and the slaughter is epic. Maybe some indication of health and taken damage would do good

DoggyDog says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:07am

Good job, very nice game!

Demy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:08am

Cool graphics and effects.

Maramasa says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:11am

When I started the rampage and the heavy metal came on I was decked! Really like the car handling and is super polished - awesome work!

guldlock says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:12pm

What's there is great, I really like it! But I would like a healthbar of some sort. The driving was better than I expected so thumbs up to that! :)

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:13pm

I have seen some games of conduction, but yours is one of the best in this ludum dare. Goood graphics and nice gameplay and effects. Maybe it's too crazy but it's fun :-)

SeaDads says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:22am

Love the music transition! Car handling's fun too, especitlaly the drift kills :D

lucentbeam says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:52am

Haha, really solid entry! Good work. I pretended I was a dentist.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:57am

I think you die a little too quick, but other than that, great job!

reiknight says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:34pm

Like carmageddon but in a safari. Great execution.

m3_on says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:40pm

Fun game! The driving controls are pretty solid and the camera work is great, it zooms in and out nicely and keeps the view in front of the car, nice! Drifting into a bunch of animals and splattering them all about feels good (game wise...not morally :D).

Pomb says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Really rad! Quite disturbing but...who cares!?

ChrisFagan says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:34am

An objective would have been cool, like hunt down x elephants etc... Graphics are very nice and the theme was awesome, you really made me feel like a monster!

ChaosCult says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:35am

The car physics are AWESOME.

Tuism says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 7:45am

A great collection of good, sound mechanics! The car handling is tuned very well, the drifting and the killing is satisfying. Would have liked a bit more feedback on damage - I realised later that there's smoke coming from the car, but it's not very apparent. And I hope there's some way to avoid damage, or else it's quite linear (I realise the elephants attack you, but that's not really enough) - like sideswiping animals wouldn't give you as much damage as a frontal hit, or something - if it's already doing that, then it should be communicated.

Would have been nice if a hit didn't instantly result in a splatter regardless of your speed. But then we're into the realms of physics simulations :P

Goals yes, would have been nice :)

Kai20 says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 3:29pm

wow great idea and the driving feels really good. The theme is very creative build into this game

Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Smooth game, very fun to play. I included it in part 31 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/rsAmrwtnu-0

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