This game has potential. I'm a big fan of DOS games, so this was a surprise find. Keep up the awesome work!
Death Taxi 3000
A downloadable game for Windows and Linux
Death Taxi 3000 is a retro arcade racer inspired by Crazy Taxi, Quarantine and the whole Synthwave aesthetic.
Built to the specifications of late-era DOS games from the mid 1990s, it features pseudo-3D graphics done by a custom raycaster engine, displayed in a carefully crafted 256-color palette, plus a digital CD-audio soundtrack and sound effects achieved through realtime FM synthesis.
Made with modern languages and toolsets, but with classic hardware compatibility in mind, DT3K works as a native MS-DOS game as well as a modern 64-bit application for Windows and Linux.
The arcade mode of the game is made available for free as shareware. Donators get to unlock the career mode where you can drive without a time limit and buy upgrades for your cab. The full game also comes with the OpenGL renderer version and other perks soon to come.
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I have a few passenger slots to fill and I'd love to put some players in the game! You will get a character designed to your likeness and get to pick all the lines he/she will say in the speech bubbles, as well as receive special credits in the game.
- It's alive! First 2019 Devlog + Update SOON64 days ago
- New update out + late November DevlogDec 03, 2018
- October Devlog: Cities, Cars and CatsOct 20, 2018
- Update v0.3 NOW UP! Big DOS changesSep 29, 2018
- Next update v0.3 PreviewSep 14, 2018
- Early Access Release v0.2 now up!Jul 25, 2018
- Quick patch to Windows binariesJun 26, 2018
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Very impressive work with the engine and the game was fun to play too once you start to find the customers. Granted, it's still just the demo and there were some technical problems (crashes, etc.), but it seems very promising for the final release.
I'd like to invite your game to this year's Game Development World Championship!