Being on track you and all of your opponents will be allowed to use different kind of weaponry to claim your place at the finish line. From melee attacks to shooting rival riders in the back -everything is allowed. The high-tech protective suit and medical bots standing by the track will keep you in one piece during the race, as long as you can stand the pain of getting trashed over and over...
Rascal Rider will feature both single player and a cross-platform multiplayer modes. In both modes you will have a choice of allowing the use of the weapons with or without restrictions to create your preffered mix of racing and combat. With the handling model balancing between spectacularity and physics Rascal Rider gameplay provides fun and rewarding racing experience.
The crowdfunding camapaign, running on the Indiegogo website, will be active until 19th of January 2014. The funding goal of $115 000, if reached, will allow cameleon-labs to keep the development process smooth and self-publish the game later next year.
Everyone who decides to back the project at this stage, will not only get the full game at the special, lower, price, but will be also eligible for exclusive in-game content, gear and early game access. To check out the campaign simply follow this link.
The main focus in gameplay design is to provide equal fun and playabilty for all the platforms to the extent that will allow a cross-platform multiplayer online racing. Any player will be able to race on a platform of his choice with his characters and statistics accessible from every one of them.
Rascal Rider will be set in the world of the Rascal Rider graphic novel, which will be released in episodes, revealing piece by piece, a story of a lone man struggling to fit in the disturbing world of the future. The first episode, released as a poster and a motion comics trailer, reveals the events leading to the point where the main character "restarts" his racing carrer thus creating the game setting.
Oculus Rift support and console versions are considered, however cannot be confirmed at the time.
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