Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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Chariot Racing Manager 44 BC

by franklyn - Competition Entry

Compete in the imperial league of champions and make your mark on the greatest empire in human history.
Pimp your chariot.
Breed your own HORSES.
Maybe even too many.

Nothing is impossible. NOTHING

D Key, Mouse

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t3h_3lyk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:00am

Nice job, I had fun playing this! One issue I noticed (maybe this was intentional), is that you can use the same horse multiple times (for instance, I can do a race with 4 Alberts).

t3h_3lyk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:01am

I really wish this had some sort of betting/wager mechanic, just incase I'm feeling extra lucky

bytekeeper says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:58am

We had almost the same idea :D But the actual game differs. I'm not sure about the pressing and holding "D" thing, maybe a second "action" would have helped.

jaxonf92 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:44am

You did a good job with this

Emkiusz says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:18am

Nice little game, I especially like the graphics :) But I also think races needs more "depth".

Ilseroth says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:04pm

Did a few races and got utterly crushed in all of them. I guess I am just terrible at managing chariot racing.

maffydub says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:22pm

Quite fun - in particular the breeding side! Sometimes, it crashes, though, with "game.js:886 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'maxspeed' of undefined".

Ghen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:14pm

quite fun manager game, its intuituve and easy to learn, the graphic quite good even tho the music a bit repetitive
the breeding system is really good additional, and also a good money maker in the game
i find that you can use the same horse on all 4 part, dunno if its intended or not, and also rather than hold "D" to accelerate, i prefer the character auto run, so we only manage the managing side game

ratly says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:21pm

This was a fun little game, a good idea for a management game! It would actually be really fun as a full-fledged game with more features.

Lon says ...
Sep 19, 2016 @ 4:47am

The chariots and horses, look good! Breeding the horses, striving to get better horses, is fun. Occasionally I'd have bouts of slow down or encounter pauses or freezes in game. A fun use of the theme too!

Lon says ...
Sep 19, 2016 @ 4:48am

PS I like that the capes are flying back when racing.

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