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Procedural Road Trip Sim Jalopy Drives On Greenlight

This looks wonderful

I can't remember the last time I was so excited about a game that damn near no one else has heard of. RPS has been doing its best to rev your engines. Over the course of Jalopy's [official site] (née Hac) development so far, we've written four posts about the procedurally generated road trip, Alice and I racing one another to share the latest GIFs of its Yugoslavia-inspired landscapes, first-person shopping trips and flat tire changes.

Here's another attempt: Jalopy is now on Steam Greenlight with two new trailers to enjoy.

The first video introduces the game and its basic features, including driving and shopping and repairing:

The second introduces your faithful chariot, which you can customise as you travel by swapping parts in and out of the engine, modifying the balance between oil and fuel, and purchasing items for your own travel kit.

There's lots we know about that the videos don't show, however. For those you should still turn to the game's judiciously updated development log. There are glimpses of generated urban environments, dialogue systems (for your uncle, who is travelling with you), and much more.

I adore driving games, including the likes of Euro Truck Simulator 2, but the idea of climbing behind the wheel of a more personal, narrative-driven journey in an old banger, sounds sublime. If you feel the same, you can give it some thumbs at the Greenlight page linked above now.

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