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Old 03-21-2013, 05:34 AM
Smallthing Smallthing is offline
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Default F1 Retro, coming soon!



F1 Retro
http://www.smallthinggame.com/~preview/f1/F1Retro.jpg

Almost a year of work with one objective: create the most fun and complete game guide in retro style.

- Between 50 RACES RACES, HEAD HEAD, TIME ATTACK, ELIMINATION and other original types as MAD OVERTAKING, CRUSHING THE CHICKEN, BOWLING...

- 24 DIFFERENT TRACKS with various scenary!

- 32 CHARACTERS and CARS with different characteristics!

- ORIGINAL CARS TO UNLOCK: Ufo, F1 60's, ice cream truck, Pigs truck, Italian "Ape", Lupin Fiat 500 ;-) and many others.

- Bonus and obstacles in game: oil, water, nitro, glue ...

- Control system completely reconfigurable.

- ONLINE Leaderboards and ACHIEVEMENTS

- A pure ARCADE in RETRO' STYLE GRAPHIC!

- Supports all formats iOs, older and recent (iPhone 5 screen, iPad Retina screen).



In the nexts weeks we announce the release date.

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Hi guys! Thanks very much for your comments: for us is very important to make the best and improved the game now in work!

Some info about your comment:

the game gfx is very real retro: we have created it in pixel art, like the old game. Different to RetroRacing.
Our base ispiration is not RetroRacing, but the old F1 Dream (Capcom Coinop): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD_BDc8OOlM

the control in the pics are one of the possible configuration in the options. In this new pic you can see on of the other control configuration.

F1 Retro have a very huge different tournament, some standard like race, time attack, overtake ecc... or mad like Chicke Crush and other...

Thanks again for your comments!

Massy








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Old 03-21-2013, 09:52 AM
Black Ops Black Ops is offline
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This reminds me of a Namco(I think) arcade game where 4 people could drive at once. If someone got offscreen they would teleport back up near leaders to keep everyone on the one screen. Also the intellivision racing game with better graphics.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:43 AM
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Looks great.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:48 AM
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Hmmm, those screenshots with the graphics (and control buttons) do look very similar to Retro Racing.

I mean the left/right/accelerate are practically the same ?

(Does look good though !)
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:06 PM
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Hi guys have some idea, advise, madness to propose for our game F1 Retro?

We work hard .... and we want to create the best game of genre... now have spent about 11 months of work to create: many game mode, different cars, special cars to unlocked, different tracks... etc etc...
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:21 PM
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Looks awesome! Must buy for me
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:23 PM
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Just like Retro Racing.

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Old 03-21-2013, 01:49 PM
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Hmm, I thought it resembled something much older but seeing that Retro Racing App it does look like a straight clone.
Clone might be being a bit kind in describing the resemblance....
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:00 PM
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Quote:
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Hmm, I thought it resembled something much older but seeing that Retro Racing App it does look like a straight clone.
Clone might be being a bit kind in describing the resemblance....
I don't see it.
All I can see is they copied the controls
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:10 PM
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I don't see it.
All I can see is they copied the controls
Obviously since I replied first before ever knowing of the previous game I like the look of it, but.....

The cars are real close. I realize it is a class of cars, but maybe would have been better to do for nascar, truck, british touring car or muscle cars instead just to avoid looking like a clone?

Aside from controls, look at the car place timer and place/total cars info at top of screen, it is almost identical save for a pause button.

I do like the fact they have gradient corners instead of polygonal. And it does seem to be a very nice graphical face lift from retro racing, but you have to admit there are some "similarities".

I think if you asked 100 people with no knowledge of either game if they looked similar, at least half are saying yes.

Maybe its meant to be an homage to that game and the tracks are named after the retro racing designers as a tip of the cap.
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