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Just Ski (Farseer Games) - A minimalist skiing game powered by physics.

05-02-2017, 04:34 AM
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Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Appleton, Wi
Posts: 176
Just Ski (Farseer Games) - A minimalist skiing game powered by physics.

Hey everyone. My name is Jeff Weber. I'm a one-man game development team that loves making physics games in my spare time. In the past I created both Krashlander -Ski, Jump, Crash and Fat Penguin. Finally, it's time to announce my latest game...

Just Ski - Launching May 10th, 2017 for $0.99



About
Just Ski is minimalist skiing game powered by physics. It was created by a single developer working one hour a day for six months.
The controls are fluid, easy to understand, and once mastered give a real sense of being in-control.
The visual design of Just Ski is simple and pleasant. The game uses high contrast colors to indicate progression and the user interface is purposefully bare.

Just Ski is now complete, loaded to the App Store, and set to go live May 10th, 2017.

Features
  • -A fluid and precise physics-driven control mechanic borrowed from an awesome old abandoned game called Ski Stunt Simulator.
  • -Simple minimalist design
  • -Very pick-up-and-play friendly with quick restarts.
  • -Exciting rigid-body style crashes.
  • -No free-to-play shenanigans

The physics
The skier in this game, while in the air, is governed by a physics concept known as the conservation of angular momentum. This simply means you spin faster when crouched and slower when stretched out. It also means you need to impart some spin at launch because once in the air you cannot add angular momentum. (No fake spin physics here people!)
It'll take a few tries to get the feel, but once you do you'll enjoy the sense of control.



Gifs...Gifs...Gifs...
05-02-2017, 04:49 AM
#2
Joined: Aug 2012
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Looks amazing! Is there any objective to the game? Level based or endless?

05-02-2017, 04:51 AM
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Location: Australia
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Love the look of this! You'll have my $1.49AUD 😀
05-02-2017, 05:00 AM
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Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Appleton, Wi
Posts: 176
Quote:
Originally Posted by coolpepper43 View Post
Looks amazing! Is there any objective to the game? Level based or endless?
Thanks, glad you like the looks of the game. The objective is to get to the end of one very long level. :-) The sky will change color based on how far you are along the ski path. The color of the sun will then keep track of your furthest point. If you can turn the sun black you beat the game.

-Jeff
05-02-2017, 05:00 AM
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Originally Posted by GPS View Post
Love the look of this! You'll have my $1.49AUD 😀
Thanks. Much appreciated. :-)
05-02-2017, 11:26 AM
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Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Appleton, Wi
Posts: 176
Promo Codes

Have fun. Landings will take some practice.

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05-02-2017, 12:37 PM
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Joined: Jun 2015
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JeffWeber View Post
Have fun. Landings will take some practice.

NFKA4H37JM93
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L79JN7L3RF3L
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Thanx, this is such a nice little gem. Spot on. Got the last code

Last edited by PatanSwe; 05-02-2017 at 01:03 PM.
05-02-2017, 12:47 PM
#8
wow - i just got the second last promo code there. Cannot wait to give this a try. Will happily gift to someone when it's out.
05-02-2017, 01:03 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 115
So liking the look and gameplay feel of this.

Simply delightful!!!

Just used: L79JN7L3RF3L

Thank you!

Last edited by HEiRAVON; 05-02-2017 at 01:19 PM.
05-02-2017, 01:23 PM
#10
Joined: May 2014
Location: Uk
Posts: 491
Redeem NFKA4H37JM93
Thanks