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Bad Student Driver (by P1XL Games)

03-21-2014, 09:41 PM
#1
Bad Student Driver (by P1XL Games)


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Hi everyone! We've put together a new little game that we hope you enjoy. It started off as a Flappyjam entry, and then turned into something else. We're still working on RPG Quest - Minimae II among other things, but also wanted to make a free game to test the waters. Here we go:

Are you the best worst driver? Following on the success of “Super Splatform”, rated 4.5 stars by Touch Arcade, is P1XL Games’ first foray into free, ad-supported gaming: “Bad Student Driver”. Can you pass the student driver test to earn your learner's permit or better? Can you even manage to stay on the road? Are you that terrible of a driver, or is something really wrong with your front-end alignment?

Share your best scores on Twitter, Facebook, or the Game Center leaderboard, and earn achievements as you drive further and (accidentally) wreck more traffic cones.

Releasing March 27th, 2014, Bad Student Driver supports iPhone 4 or newer, and iPod touch 4g or newer. Optimized for iPhone 5.

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P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minimę (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)

Last edited by Robin/P1XL; 03-24-2014 at 06:54 PM. Reason: Added trailer
03-21-2014, 09:48 PM
#2
Such original UI!

This looks really neat tho haha, is it touch or tilt controls? Really looking forward to anything from you guys

03-21-2014, 09:49 PM
#3
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lol I see the essence of flappy in there

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03-21-2014, 10:00 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by JCho133 View Post
Such original UI!
Yes, we think this new UI will revolutionize gaming!

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This looks really neat tho haha, is it touch or tilt controls? Really looking forward to anything from you guys
It's single tap controls just like that other game - steering a car with just a single button isn't an ideal method, so that's where the BAD student driver idea came in. It's pretty much impossible to drive well, but you can still manage to survive once you figure it out.

Thanks for the support as always!

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minimę (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
03-21-2014, 10:03 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by Echoen View Post
lol I see the essence of flappy in there
I'm going to work on the trailer this weekend, not sure how much "essence of flappy" I should include

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minimę (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
03-22-2014, 04:47 PM
#6
Here's a Vine of a very short game of Bad Student Driver: https://vine.co/v/MMgAF3AIV9W

(my son is playing, and really lived up to the name)

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minimę (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
03-22-2014, 08:00 PM
#7
Hahah, how old is your son? Well, is he a toddler or is he a student driver (keeping the question internet safe)
03-22-2014, 09:47 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by JCho133 View Post
Hahah, how old is your son? Well, is he a toddler or is he a student driver (keeping the question internet safe)
He's closer to being a student driver than a toddler He's actually pretty good at the game now, but making a good gameplay Vine is pretty tricky; after many attempts we figured we couldn't do much better in the 6 seconds.

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minimę (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
03-23-2014, 03:38 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by Robin/P1XL View Post
Releasing March 27th, 2014, Bad Student Driver supports iPhone 4 or newer, and iPod touch 4g or newer. Optimized for iPhone 5.
Oh no! What happened? P1XL was one of the only devs left that I could count on with my apparently now ancient original iPad
03-23-2014, 06:58 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by lena View Post
Oh no! What happened? P1XL was one of the only devs left that I could count on with my apparently now ancient original iPad
It does run on the iPad 1, but in that 1x / 2x window that iPhone-only apps do. So, you can still play it; we'll make it a Universal app if it gets some traction on the iPhone

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minimę (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)