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Red Hot Overdrive

by AprilSkies

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Operating System(s):
Windows
Release Date:
26 Sep 2014
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MAGS game
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
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Training game Games made just to try out AGS
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15 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
93%
Immersion:
85%
Puzzles & Pacing:
61%
Overall Enjoyment:
87%

About this game

Rally on public roads like it was 1990! Run your shiny Ferrari 430 "Scuderia" through ever-changing tracks and through 5 different scenarios. Beware though, the roads are full of other cars, turns and hazard; you got to be an Ace at the Wheel to complete them on time! FEATURES: 5 Different scenarios 3 Difficulty levels AMIGA vibes Ever-changing random tracks Gas station before each checkpoint Car Stereo with 4 different tracks to play (Stunning tracks by Jonas Thiem, Dualnames, FSi and Peder) Spacebar to honk at other cars Totally NOT playable with mouse Customizable controls Cows (please don't crash on them) Snowmen (please crash on them) Green German Cars (Courtesy of selmiak) Note: This game was made for MAGS (September 2014, theme "Cross-country"). The soundtrack of the game, including one bonus-track, can be downloaded here: http://oldgames.arena80.it/arenauta11/RHO/RHO_SOUNDTRACK.zip
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Coding and Design
AprilSkies has worked on 16 other games: (see them >>)
Stunning Graphics and Design
Jim Reed has worked on 11 other games: (see them >>)
Jonas Thiem (www.homeofjones.de)
Music (Track 01)
Music (Track 02)
Dualnames has worked on 39 other games: (see them >>)
Music (Track 03)
FSi++ has worked on 31 other games: (see them >>)
Music (Track 04)
Peder 🚀 has worked on 19 other games: (see them >>)
Sound FX editing and brave testing
CaptainD has worked on 50 other games: (see them >>)
Testing and Green German Car sprtes
selmiak has worked on 33 other games: (see them >>)
Testing
Mandle has worked on 51 other games: (see them >>)
Testing
Ibispi has worked on 5 other games: (see them >>)
Testing
splat44 has worked on 14 other games: (see them >>)
Cow Donation
Ghost has worked on 31 other games: (see them >>)
Coffee Fueling
<DELETED USER> has worked on 15 other games: (see them >>)
Pancakes Fueling
qptain Nemo has worked on 9 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Awards Wins

Won, Best Non Adventure Game Created with AGS 2014

Won, Best Programming 2014

AGS Awards Nominations

Nominated, Best Freeware Game Created with AGS 2014

Nominated, Best Music & Sound 2014

10 people commented on this game (newest first):

I could leave a detailed review, but I'll keep it simple with: This has to be the best AGS non-adventure game of all time!
2015-06-02 14:11:37 by kconan
Awesome!
2014-12-23 07:49:11 by MiteWiseacreLives!
Probably the best non-adventure game made in AGS. It proves that AGS is a versatile engine, and that everything is possible in AGS. Also, retro graphics by Jim Reed are outstanding.
2014-12-18 13:06:30 by Ibispi
AprilSkies surprised everybody with this one. Outrun on AGS? Yeah, right! But she pulled it off (in a month!) and delivered a extraordinaire piece of software: smooth, polished and feeling very pro material.
Pixel art at its best, super cool arcade soundtrack and the AGS engine running a racer game like a breeze. Congrats to all the team, games like this showcase the engine potential and versatility. Well done!
2014-11-03 11:25:19 by miguel
I am very impressed and curious about you did that with AGS !! very great work !!
2014-10-14 19:11:44 by Marion
I can't believe this was made with AGS. It's an old school Amiga style racer. Really enjoyed it, really good work
2014-09-30 08:55:49 by shaun9991
Great fun. I want to play this in a proper unit at the arcades.
2014-09-28 02:58:41 by Stupot
WROOOOOOOOM!!!
2014-09-27 11:18:47 by Jim Reed
Superb pixel art, polished gameplay, addictive as hell!
2014-09-27 05:11:30 by <DELETED USER>
Thoroughly enjoyed this game from testing it. Beautiful graphics and lovely retro vibe.
2014-09-26 13:19:30 by CaptainD
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