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  • Publisher: P1XL Games
  • Genre: Family
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 7.5 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Are you the best worst student driver? Can you earn your license? The Bad Student Driver returns with Swing Ride!

Drive your car as far as you can down the road, avoiding the traffic cones, wild animals, and the curb as you veer to the right, then to the left, and back again. Does your car badly need a front-end alignment, or are you just that bad of a driver? We're not sure, but the results are hilarious!

- Addictive "one more try" gameplay
- Fun single-tap controls
- Earn better licenses as you improve your high score!
- Share your best scores with your friends on Facebook and Twitter!
- Game Center enabled - score leaderboard and achievements!

Robin/P1XL's comments:
This is the sequel to Bad Student Driver, about which Jared (on TouchArcade Show #148) said it's "one of the more novel takes [on the Flappy genre]... it's very, very clever".

The control scheme is a bit simpler, but people seem to find it just as challenging as the original. And this one has cats and moose to avoid!


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09-20-2014, 02:50 PM
#2
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 2,113
Here we go again.

09-21-2014, 08:16 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
Posts: 399
Quote:
Originally Posted by Echoen View Post
Here we go again.
I see you're #2 in the world, and the #1 BSD1 player is #3.

We submitted a small update that fixes a couple minor bugs.

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More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minim (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
09-22-2014, 01:23 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
Posts: 399
Did I do something wrong when I made the initial post? A few days later, it still says:

"AppInfo: App info processing..."

No screenshots or anything.

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minim (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
09-22-2014, 02:12 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,709
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robin/P1XL View Post
Did I do something wrong when I made the initial post? A few days later, it still says:

"AppInfo: App info processing..."

No screenshots or anything.
If I recall correctly, app info has been a bit wonky lately.

Also, do you think you could make an option so that the arrow points in the direction you're moving, rather than then one you're about to move in?
09-22-2014, 05:55 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
Posts: 399
Quote:
Originally Posted by JCho133 View Post
If I recall correctly, app info has been a bit wonky lately.
Aha, okay thanks.

Quote:
Also, do you think you could make an option so that the arrow points in the direction you're moving, rather than then one you're about to move in?
We had some arguments about this during beta and the decision went the current way. But we added a new tell to the game that might help you: watch the front wheels of the car as you steer.

Give that a try, it might be enough. If not, I'll look at it especially if I get more requests Thanks for playing, as always!

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minim (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
09-22-2014, 08:56 PM
#7
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 2,113
I just keep track of the direction in my head so I can stare at the road instead of at the car.

My last score could have been higher but it was my turn for a haircut so I crashed ><
09-22-2014, 09:35 PM
#8
Game Impressions

09-22-2014, 11:50 PM
#9
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
Posts: 399
Quote:
Originally Posted by Echoen View Post
My last score could have been higher but it was my turn for a haircut so I crashed ><
134!? You're owning the leaderboard at the moment by 3x the next best

P1XL Games | Twitter | Facebook
Paid: Super Splatform (8-bit platformer) - 4NR (2-bit platformer)
More: P1XL Party (original game collection) - RPG Quest - Minim (8-bit RPG)
Free: Bad Student Driver (Flappy Car?) - Bad Student Driver: Swing Ride (New)
09-24-2014, 01:40 AM
#10
Game Impressions

Quote:
Originally Posted by Robin/P1XL View Post
This is the sequel to Bad Student Driver, about which Jared (on TouchArcade Show #148) said it's "one of the more novel takes [on the Flappy genre]... it's very, very clever".

The control scheme is a bit simpler, but people seem to find it just as challenging as the original. And this one has cats and moose to avoid!

YouTube: video


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