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Road Rage Ahead - In Review

05-08-2009, 03:42 PM
#1
Joined: May 2009
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Road Rage Ahead - In Review

I submitted a new game earlier this week; Road Rage Ahead. It's a game where you control intersections, railroad crossings and one-way construction zones to keep traffic moving through the city. Although I've seen several others like it pop up in the App Store lately, mine is different in that the levels are larger than the screen, there is scenery, several types of vehicles and the vehicles each have their own styles of driving. Collisions can occur at railroad crossings and construction zones, essentially blocking the lane, which adds another layer of strategy to the game. There are 10 levels of different sizes and difficulty and "The Grid" mode where you play as long as you can without backing up traffic, and then submit your score online.

I posted a quick YouTube preview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppGCClIf7nA

I'll likely post some promo codes once it's available.










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05-08-2009, 04:43 PM
#2
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seems like it would be more fun if you could crash the cars

05-08-2009, 04:51 PM
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If you just added a single mode where you can see how many cars you crash in the time limit that would be great. Love how the gameplay looks. If you want someone to test it for you i'm all for it. Just send me a code
05-09-2009, 12:26 PM
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Yeah, the cars only crash at railroad crossing and in one-way construction zones, since regular intersections only flow one direction at a time, I would either have to implement random cars that blatantly ran red lights or you would have to control both directions seperately (which I believe another version in the app store does).

The crash mode seems like an interesting idea, I'll play around with that for the next version.

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05-09-2009, 12:29 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
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Quote:
Originally Posted by superKman View Post
If you just added a single mode where you can see how many cars you crash in the time limit that would be great. Love how the gameplay looks. If you want someone to test it for you i'm all for it. Just send me a code
No asking for promo codes. But on topic, your game looks great, sortof simple appeal that makes games like flight control so popular!

http://www.tenfingersclub.com for fair reviews and the occasional promo code giveaway.
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05-09-2009, 12:50 PM
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Hasn't there been this exact game with slightly lesser graphics out for weeks now? Is this the same game with better graphics? otherwise you're just a biter and copied the other dude.
05-09-2009, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by dogmeat View Post
Hasn't there been this exact game with slightly lesser graphics out for weeks now? Is this the same game with better graphics? otherwise you're just a biter and copied the other dude.
Yes, actually there has been another, and no, this is a different one. There are actually 3 very similar apps to this that have been released in the last 2 weeks. I submitted mine last Sunday, and because of the timing of the other developers, I doubt any of us had any idea others were creating the same type game. This is one downfall of having such a successful app store, lot's of developers with similar ideas all working feverishly to get their product on sale.

One of the worst feelings is working on a game for 7 weeks, and then seeing one very similar pop up in the app store. I'm sure each of the other developers had the same reaction when they saw the first on launch. That's the nature of the app store though.

One thing that sets mine apart is that it's not just one screen, I have 10 levels and my levels are large; you have to scroll around the city to keep track of everything. I believe the other 3 are one-screen games like Flight Control, which was mentioned above; and that may be more preferable considering the massive success of Flight Control.

Lately 7 days has been the norm for approvals, so I should have some promo codes posted soon.

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05-10-2009, 06:44 AM
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Looks very good!
05-10-2009, 01:58 PM
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Very nice! Looking forward to its release quite a bit. May I ask at what price point you intend to release the game? Thank you kindly.

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05-11-2009, 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Axl Lowe View Post
Very nice! Looking forward to its release quite a bit. May I ask at what price point you intend to release the game? Thank you kindly.
Launch price will be $0.99.

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