Posts Tagged ‘Megagon Industries’

Lonely Mountains: Downhill bikes on down to Kickstarter

Lonely Mountains

As a child, I always loved the idea of downhill cycling; the rush of the wind, feeling every bump in the ground beneath you, the thrill of weaving between dangers. The reality was never quite as kind. Turns out that in order to ride down a hill, you have to climb up it first. Then there’s the faceplants, the blood and the mud.

Young Dominic learned to stick to flat, clear roads.

As flawed as the reality was, I still hold a place in my heart for that platonic ideal, never quite realised, so I find myself drawn towards Lonely Mountains: Downhill, a game (now seeking funding through Kickstarter) aiming to capture at least some of the spirit of clinging to a two-wheeled metal frame while hurtling down a mountain at dangerous speeds.

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Lonely Mountains: Downhill promises biking time trials and broken bones galore

Lonely Mountains: Downhill header

I’m not much of a cyclist, so although the daredevil in me likes the idea of hurtling through a forest on two wheels at breakneck speed, wind rushing in my ears, it’ll probably never happen. The closest I’ll get might just be be Lonely Mountains: Downhill [official site], an upcoming mountain biking game that I really like the look of. Read the rest of this entry »

Gorgeous Downhill Biking Game Animations

On my morning stroll around the TIGSource forums I found this gorgeous downhill bike game prototype by Megagon Industries. The art style at the moment is lovely and I really like the way it’s animated. Apparently it’s such early days that the game doesn’t even have a name yet but come look!

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