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Old 07-18-2014, 04:23 AM
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--- App Description

Follow your destiny to become the ultimate racing driver!

Drift'n'Drive is a vertically scrolling top-down racing game with lots of challenge and replayability. Progress through the career mode racing challenges, get to the top of leaderboards in time attack mode or challenge your friends to a local split screen multiplayer tournament!

Features:

- Career Mode: Win races against tough AI opponents in increasingly difficult racing series, upgrade your car to the max and become the top racer on earth!
- Time Attack: Attack global top leaderboard times or win bragging rights against friends!
- Local multiplayer: Play against friends in split screen multiplayer tournament mode (2-4 players)!
- Silky smooth 60fps gameplay!
- Full Game Center support for leaderboards and achievements
- Original soundtrack by Tommy Baynen

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Hello everyone, here's a little introduction of the latest game I'm developing.

Drift'n'Drive is a vertically scrolling, top down racing game. You race on randomly generated tracks of increasing difficulty against AI racers and upgrade parts to build faster and more powerful car as you go. My general aim is to keep the races relatively short and replayability high so you can play it in short sessions on your phone or whatever. It also has a time attack mode and a local split screen multiplayer mode.

I'm doing all the work (except music and sound effects) myself like in my previous games. If you want to follow development more closely, I'm on Twitter with as gimblll. I've posted some earlier in-progress shots there too if you want to see a more.

And onwards to the gif!


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Old 07-19-2014, 04:32 AM
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Looks neat. Are those tracks endless with time limits that you extend via checkpoints, or are they of finite length?
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Old 07-20-2014, 12:36 AM
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Thanks! All tracks have a finite length.
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Old 08-11-2014, 07:13 AM
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Here's a quick look at the the split screen multiplayer mode. https://twitter.com/gimblll/status/496593442907377665
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Old 08-11-2014, 11:24 AM
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Default looks very interesting

what's main goal for the game?
controll only one car?

how does it work?
tilt system?
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Old 09-12-2014, 03:22 AM
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what's main goal for the game?
controll only one car?

how does it work?
tilt system?
Sorry I haven't replied earlier, I didn't notice new posts. But anyway, you control the car by pressing on the left or right side of the screen. The car accelerates automatically and has no breaks. I tried tilt control too, but it was too difficult to drive with that. I might include it as an option though if someone really wants it.

There are 3 modes in the game. The career mode, where your objective is to win the championship by winning different races and upgrading your car etc. Then there's a time attack mode with leaderboards. And then there's a split screen multiplayer mode where you can race tournaments against your friends.

I just did a new quick Vine that quickly shows what the game is about. https://twitter.com/gimblll/status/510332014646796288
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Old Yesterday, 09:20 AM
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Trailer available now! I hope you like it!


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Release date should be 30.10.2014, barring any unexpected happenings.
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Cool! The cars look very similar. Can I change the color or something like that? Are there power ups? Does it have IAPs? How much will it cost?

By the way, you guys sould check one of his other games called Cosmic Mechanic. One of my favorite physics based puzzler.
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Cool! The cars look very similar. Can I change the color or something like that? Are there power ups? Does it have IAPs? How much will it cost?
The AI cars are blue and yours is orange, there's no trouble telling them apart on a proper screen, the videos and the gif blur them a bit so it's a bit more confusing. Anyway, you can buy new paintjobs from the "garage/shop" in career mode. There are no on-track powerups (I tried to focus on pure racing), but there is a shop in career mode where you upgrade your car by buing different parts to it.

And there is no IAP in this game, it's a full game with one time purchase. It will be "Tier 2" pricing, which is 1.79/ $1.99 / 1.49.
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This looks very nice. Looking forward to giving it a play!

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