Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Car Train

by Duobix - Compo Entry

You're driving a car that's in hurry-hurry to make a road train.
Touch other cars with the same color as yours, or grab a paint bucket to change color to catch other color cars.

Every 3 cars of the same color in line give some bonus points!

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Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:38am

Pretty okay. I wish the camera started out a but further back, or that it was easier to see when another car was going to side-swipe you

filthsu says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:45am

Nice game, damn hard :D

ProjectX593 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:51am

With the player in the middle of the screen, dodging the wrong color of car is almost impossible. Pretty cool otherwise though!

floppya says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:58am

Good feel and nice car models for such a short time. As others have noted, I might have enjoyed it more if the camera position were tweaked.

gironC says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:00am

too hard to me, but nice game! i like it!

oal says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:59am

Haha, this is some flappy bird-esque difficulty you've got going here. Hard, but rewarding!

Foofanoo42 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:02am

Dude, that is really nauseating. The controls move the rest of the world instead of the car (but also the car a bit).

Anyways, good use of the tried-and-true 'avoid things you can't see' genre. I giggled when i joined onto another car for the first time.

Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:15am

Very challenging :) however I feel the camera is too close, as I cannot even move out of the way in the time it takes for me to hit a car.

treslapin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:01pm

Wish the camera was a little further out. It's a great idea :)

zebi24 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:34pm

It's fun, nice idea. :)

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