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

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Chariot Race

by mde - Jam Entry

Race in your chariot and win over your enemies with some technical tricks built into your vehicle.

You earn money at the end of each round, depending on your place, to buy upgrades for you chariot.

There are currently 3 tracks which get randomly selected.


Spikes: Spikes come out of your wheels and stop enemies passing you
Wings: Wings help you to jump over obstacles, enemies or grass
Flamethrower: Stop enemies in front of you by burning them with your flamethrower
Unicorn: Unicorns are by far the fastest horses


A,D - steer
Space - jump (needs wings)
H - activate flamethrower
J - activate spikes

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bytekeeper says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:36pm

Chario Kart :D

Quite aggressive bots, good!

Azumiar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:52pm

Nice game! It would be great if the powerups had like a description. Aso how do you throw flames?

Azumiar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Nevermind for some reason flamethrower is not working for me

Rongon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:17pm

It got Mario Kart feel, nice.
I expected that you can fall off chariot, and get smashed into bloody mess, but even this is cool.

Fidrik says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:59pm

Fun game! I feel like there should be a default attack like q and e to hit left and right, its difficult to catch up when you are behind.

Great job though!

blackcode says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:22am

Music at start has blown my ears up >.<. Anyway, fun game, I really liked the Mode7 style of graphics, music(after I turned volume down) is good :D.

Diptoman says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:57am

Fun game - go karting with chariots basically! You don't really need any of the power ups to win and it's pretty easy without them. In fact, I'd say the flamethrower only slows you down. But very cool work for teh amount of time! :)

dimsa says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:48am

Simple and very interesting game. I like its mechanics. The wings is the most beutiful upgrade that change everything!

JK5000 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:19pm

I tried this game with some very low expectations, but wow I was wrong. This game is AMAZING. Very well done.

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