A downloadable game for Windows

You play as a child rediscovering the joy of electronic race tracks. 

My unfortunately late entry for Wizard Jam 5. See also the devlog in the Idle Thumbs forums.

All bugs are for free. Especially the spinning cars.

More information

Published 150 days ago
StatusPrototype
PlatformsWindows
AuthorTaupsi
GenreSports
Tagschildhood, Racing, wizard-jam

Install instructions

YOU NEED A GAMEPAD TO PLAY THIS!

A simple game needs simple controls:

A-Button of XBox gamepadTURBO (Confirm, Super Accelerate)
Right Trigger of XBox gamepadaccelerate
Escape-Key on keyboardquit the game

Download

Download
ChildsBoredomByTaupsi_v2.zip 45 MB

Development log

Comments

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This was really cool. I have been following development on the idle thumbs forums and was excited to try it out. I have fond memories of using these tracks for hours and really getting into a Zen state. The controls set up and the physics did a good job of bringing that back. So did the sound effects. The story element was a nice touch and was a neat way to move up through the difficulty. 

Good work on having a vision and following through! It's really neat!

Thanks for the nice comment! I'm considering remaking the game and putting more work into it. I really don't like the unpredictable physics and the terrible track system. Maybe after some other minor projects.

The physics didn't seem too unpredictable. The only part that seemed a bit unreliable was the turn after the hill. I just went really slow most of the time to prevent an accident. If you end up remaking it, let me know!