Posts Tagged ‘Crashtastic’

Built To Spill: Crashtastic

By Adam Smith on July 24th, 2013.

Vehicles that look like scaffolding on wheels are doomed to fail. Drop them on an obstacle course, no matter how simple, and they’re likely to struggle with simple concepts such as ‘moving in a straight line without toppling over like a giraffe wearing roller skates’. That’s why it’s sensible to attach rockets to them so that they can at least collapse in a glorious heap, spindly segments shattering and pirouetting through the air. That’s the vehicle, obviously – don’t do that to a giraffe, or a vehicle in fact. People would get hurt and/or cross. Crashtastic allows you to construct pretend vehicles and put them through their paces destroy them. Preorder to receive immediate alpha access.

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Physics! Watch Some Cars Tumble Down A Mountain

By Craig Pearson on June 26th, 2013.


BANG! thudthudtund scraaaaaaaaaPPPPPPEEEEE bonk EWasssssssWWWWWWWWWWWWWSD crunch crunch moreeeeeeeeeeeee scrappppppppppping phut phut clanggggg crunch twang bonkkkk thuddddaddaddd twang carfallingdownmountainsounds bonk.

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Also, Guess What You Do In Crashtastic?

By Craig Pearson on February 25th, 2012.

This is a fantastic crash
Okay, so literal titles sometimes work. Especially portmanteaus, and doubly especially for Crashtastic, because it’s like the two words that have gone into making the game name have crashed, but instead of blood and screaming, the noise of twisted metal grinding up people, the inevitable insurance claims and the flashbacks, the crash has resulted in a word that means we realise just how Crashy and Fantastic this indie game could be. Well, that’s my reading of it, anyway. Crashtastic is a game about the fantastic world of crashes. You build up a vehicle for your robot to crash. Fantastic video is here.
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