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Flying DeLorean - (on hold)...

03-22-2009, 01:22 PM
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Flying DeLorean - (on hold)...

Just wanted to give you all a sneak peak at our new game "Flying DeLorean" coming in a week or two to the app store. It will be $0.99.

The game plays in landscape mode. Move your thumb up and down on the left side of the screen to control the flying DeLorean car vertically. Each level your goal will be to get to 88 MPH. If you hit that speed, you'll warp into the next time zone (aka level). Objects will fly at you based on what time period you're in. Get hit by them and you'll loose speed. Dodge them to gain speed. If you go to 0 MPH you lose. There will be power-ups and bonuses. There will be a clock constantly running, and the goal of the game is to get the highest time. Compete with worldwide high scores. Oh... and don't get struck by lightning!

The game is currently in review and screenshots and video are coming in the next week...

Ethan
03-22-2009, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by ethanwa View Post
Just wanted to give you all a sneak peak at our new game "Flying DeLorean" coming in a week or two to the app store. It will be $0.99.

The game plays in landscape mode. Move your thumb up and down on the left side of the screen to control the flying DeLorean car vertically. Each level your goal will be to get to 88 MPH. If you hit that speed, you'll warp into the next time zone (aka level). Objects will fly at you based on what time period you're in. Get hit by them and you'll loose speed. Dodge them to gain speed. If you go to 0 MPH you lose. There will be power-ups and bonuses. There will be a clock constantly running, and the goal of the game is to get the highest time. Compete with worldwide high scores.

The game is currently in review and screenshots and video are coming in the next week...

Ethan
Sweet, btw this should be in the upcoming games section.

03-22-2009, 01:25 PM
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This sounds like it follows the "Back to the Future" movie franchise storyline which were my favorite growing up. Look forward to seeing the screenshots.
03-22-2009, 01:33 PM
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Back to the Future baby!! But you might face some copyright issues.

Will Marty or the Doc be driving? Back to the Future was and still is one of my favorites.

Also it seems it's touch controls? No accelerometer?

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Last edited by dannys95; 03-22-2009 at 07:20 PM.
03-22-2009, 01:37 PM
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I wonder if it will be Marty McFly or the Doc doing the driving. A funny angle would be to have a version of Biff chasing them or vice versa.
03-22-2009, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Albie View Post
I wonder if it will be Marty McFly or the Doc doing the driving. A funny angle would be to have a version of Biff chasing them or vice versa.
As much as I would love to do this, I would most likely be sued from Universal Studios if I added characters into the game. The game is already on the cusp of legality, and I've taken it as far as I can go without really stepping over a major line.

But I do wish I could add those characters!
03-22-2009, 02:32 PM
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As much as I would love to do this, I would most likely be sued from Universal Studios if I added characters into the game. The game is already on the cusp of legality, and I've taken it as far as I can go without really stepping over a major line.

But I do wish I could add those characters!
I completely understand. I'm looking forward to it in any case.
03-22-2009, 03:16 PM
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yep, concept sounds fun. +1

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03-22-2009, 03:46 PM
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Will the setting be in the future, or will the setting change each "zone"?
03-22-2009, 03:51 PM
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Some screenshots or a video would be nice.