Friday Non-Flash Racing Fun
March 2, 2012 8:52 AM   Subscribe

Trigger Rally is "a fast-paced single-player racing game for Linux" and now, thanks to WebGL, Three.JS, and Jasmine Kent, everyone can play in a browser.
posted by mrgrimm (17 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
This game is set in a crater on Mars, after terraforming. Due to a rubber shortage in Elysium Planitia, your vehicle's tires are made of polytetrafluoroethylene.
posted by helicomatic at 8:57 AM on March 2, 2012 [4 favorites]

Hey, Vermont plates!
posted by Kattullus at 9:04 AM on March 2, 2012

Man. It is a good thing for me and everyone else that I don't drive.
posted by brundlefly at 9:12 AM on March 2, 2012

So is Vermont really this lax about their driving tests? They apparently gave QWOP man a license..
posted by obscurator at 9:22 AM on March 2, 2012 [2 favorites]

Unrealistic physics is best physics.
posted by davejay at 9:33 AM on March 2, 2012

trigger warning: shitty driving
posted by MangyCarface at 9:36 AM on March 2, 2012 [2 favorites]

is there a game here or is this a techology demo?
posted by milnak at 10:05 AM on March 2, 2012

This looks exactly like what it sounds like.
posted by d1rge at 10:20 AM on March 2, 2012

To make it more fun, try changing the camera-settig with "c" and start performing eskimo-rolls (and more).
posted by KMB at 10:26 AM on March 2, 2012

Addendum: Hit F11 as well.
posted by KMB at 10:28 AM on March 2, 2012

What's the deal with the twirling mobius strip-like green thingy?
posted by lampshade at 10:36 AM on March 2, 2012

The green swirls are "checkpoints". If you complete all the checkpoints the timer stops counting up and you get a final time. You then restart the trial by entering the first checkpoint again.
posted by cyphill at 10:46 AM on March 2, 2012

The cars are made of out rubber, their tires are made out of springs...
or something like that.
posted by Old'n'Busted at 11:35 AM on March 2, 2012

It's a tech demo - there's no game here yet.
posted by GallonOfAlan at 11:46 AM on March 2, 2012

Are the leaves supposed to be floating? Or do other people see some tree trunks that I do not?
posted by ropeladder at 11:46 AM on March 2, 2012

Floaty driving game is floaty.
posted by Strange Interlude at 7:13 PM on March 2, 2012

After playing that for a couple of minutes, all I can say is, I'm glad I don't have to control my actual car with a keyboard.
posted by webmutant at 1:47 PM on March 4, 2012

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