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

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Loco Motion

by Waterman7 - Competition Entry

Draw wheels on your vehicle and see how fast you can beat the obstacle course.

Chose a bad resolution, so the embedded version is cropped. Fullscreen solves it.

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Ieyfo says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 5:37pm

Cant use on google chrome -_-

iamevn says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:08pm

I love this kind of game
my first successful one did it in 2:26
then my next one made really good time until it got stuck at the end of the stairs :(
it eventually did make it though in 2:59

Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:18am

I love this. Finished at 3:11 with triangle wheels:p

cmayhem says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:59am

1:41 with ᛞ wheels yay!

cmayhem says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:09pm


bob325 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:45pm

I've done 1:13 with a normal wheel and some snake one

bob325 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:51pm

another one

bob325 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:56pm
the official 4x4 vehicule

blinry says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:04pm

We did it in 2:25 on the second try, with one round wheel and one wheel with a spike!

Really awesome concept! Was a lot of fun watching your creation roll around! Interesting level layout. Maybe some sound would have been nice. Simple, but effective graphic style! One of our favorite submissions so far! <3

We found your game because you're close to us on the LD map ;-)

blinry says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:08pm

Update: We did it in 7 seconds, using very, very large wheels. Our vehicle flew through the air towards "fin" ;) But we surely consider this cheating :)

jon_nocode says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:45am

Fantastic! I re-invented the wheel and got a better time (stars work well!)

You need to take this further - great fit for mobile :D

PlasmaErnst says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:27pm

Witz - it was very painful to watch my creation fail at the stairs over and over, haha. Works great and fun to experiment with! Also cool visuals.

Amine Tcherak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:38pm

Realy cool game good job

Yazara says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:20pm

I tried so hard cheating the game by making only one giant wheel... Really sad that I couldn't get it to work :(

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:09pm

damm is this fun! I really love this game but i didn´t get the stairs up so 4/10 ;) No to be honest, this is one of my favorites!

Sep 2, 2016 @ 1:51am

Yeah, this was really fun to play!
I finished in 1:26 with some nearly round wheels :-)

We had a similar idea with our game but I love the mechanic with the two wheels. Have you planned to add more levels?

Great game!

juliusr says ...
Sep 11, 2016 @ 8:15pm
a collaborated effort, 1:02!

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