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[BETA] What on Earth! - Crazy physics racing

01-19-2015, 04:18 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Tampere, Finland
Posts: 51
[BETA] What on Earth! - Crazy physics racing

We are looking for beta testers!



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Cheerio from Traplight Games! We’re a bunch of developers from Finland and we are currently working on a new IP, What on Earth!, a combination of user-generated content (think of LittleBigPlanet or Minecraft) and physics-based racing (think of Hill Climb Racing or Trials), with good old Nintendo-like fun.

The Game
In What on Earth! all the levels are created and rated by the players - so we need you guys! Here are some of the features of the game:

In-game level creator designed for touchscreens

Physics-based racing and daily tournaments to challenge your friends in (Facebook & Game Center)

The backstory of our game:

NASA’s Voyager probe (you know, the one they sent to space in the 70’s) crashes the planet of a curious alien race. The aliens find the galactic coordinates of Earth enclosed inside the probe, and point all their technology towards those coordinates. They start receiving TV signals from our planet, and get fascinated about us humans and our weird habits. The aliens start researching what it means to be human through a series of wacky, dangerous and crazy experiments, often spiced with lots of misunderstandings regarding what they have witnessed on our TV broadcasts.


We’re looking for small amount people to start with, so act fast if you want to be included in the first batch. However we are planning to expand the beta a bit later.

If you’re interested, check this link:

Note that you need an iOS device with iOS 8 or newer and an internet connection to play. The game runs smootly with 60 fps even on older devices, such as iPad 2.

Last edited by traplightgames; 03-05-2015 at 06:21 AM. Reason: Added Beta Footage video
01-20-2015, 06:20 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Tampere, Finland
Posts: 26
One of the devs here, 'sup.

We'd want to find a group of players that could help us along the way, give feedback in which direction we should take the game. It's a kind of game that lives and breathes from the community, and we'd want to involve that aspect right from the start.

You're our only hope, Obi-Wan Toucharcabi!

We at the studio have had a lot fun with the ingame editor, and have loads of ideas on what kinds of vehicles and gadgets to put in next, but we'd want to hear from you guys as well!

Come check it out, doesn't cost a dime!

I'll post an ingame video showing more of the endgame gadgets later on, to show you the kinds of things we have already. Here's a quick gif with some racing action as a snack:

01-21-2015, 05:45 AM
Wow! This looks really great! The editor tools look really interesting and easy to use!
Do you have any idea about the release date?
01-22-2015, 03:18 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Tampere, Finland
Posts: 26
Thanks, Val Kilmer!

We're doing our best to get it out in the summer. First this beta, then we listen to the players, fix what needs to be fixed and then hopefully it's still summer (2015).

Here's another quick preview to give you some idea of all the gadgets and gizmos we have at the moment. More will come (and that's why we'd love to have some of yous telling us what works and what doesn't).

YouTube: video

Last edited by Hiipi; 01-22-2015 at 03:25 PM. Reason: Trying to embed (not link) the video to the message...
01-25-2015, 02:34 AM
I just signed up for beta cant wait to play looks great
01-25-2015, 12:59 PM
Joined: May 2014
Location: Uk
Posts: 311
I've also signed up
01-25-2015, 01:20 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 178
ohh nice game look
01-26-2015, 02:03 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Tampere, Finland
Posts: 51
Hi guys! Thanks for your interest. We've received some inquiries about when the beta will start, so here's some info:

We're going to send the first batch of invitations this week, so those who are already waiting to get their hands on our game will get to play it pretty soon

However, we are keeping the registration open for now, so even if you notice this thread later you can still sign up and we will send you and invitation in a another patch.

Keep the questions coming, we are here to answer you!

Last edited by traplightgames; 01-26-2015 at 07:00 AM.
01-26-2015, 02:29 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Tampere, Finland
Posts: 26
Here's a little something more, a little more in-depth look under the hood. And an important note: even though there's tilting mentioned a few times, it doesn't mean tilt controls (just to clarify, we all know why).


01-27-2015, 02:54 AM
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