Zingtech
Wireless Home Networking Game Programming

Ethernet Networking

 


zingtech.com
Web

 

 

 

 

Humorous Cross Country Running Game


[ Plot | Features | Requirements | Platforms | Screen Shots | Beta Test | Download ]

Plot

It's time to run a cross-country meet! However, you haven't eaten breakfast, so you are extremely tired and queasy. You are having problems walking, let along running (5000 meters). You devise an ingenious plan to "quench your thirst" for energy. You and your teammates strategically place one-hundred-forty-four 12oz cans of soda along the course. Your plan is to drink as much soda as possible while running to power you, while avoiding Mr. S. and Mr. T who are in the bushes, yelling at you to "go faster" and "pity da foo." If you are seen drinking soda, you must remember to "pour on the coal" and finish the race as soon as possible-late entries in the race want to "beat" you, costing you ego and score.

In addition to soda, other items may help you along the course. Souvenir flags used to "remember the meet" will add to your ego, if you don't get caught. Go around the course and gather as many flags as possible, without letting Mrs. S. see you. According to legend, it's "just not right" to "borrow souvenirs" from a cross-country meet. Some people get "nee-nee-nee" over such things-go figure. None the less, flags are worth 40 points. Your only other strategies for winning are "strategically aimed spitting," the unintentional "elbow-jab-in-da-stomach" trick, and the favorite "plastic-pole-in-da-face" method. Guest appearances by Gary Denor and others!

This game is currently in the early stages of development, but a beta release is expected to be released in the next few weeks.

Features

  • Uses Allegro, a cross-platform development library for Windows, Linux, UNIX, and BeOS
  • Multiplayer competition
  • Intelligent AI
  • Original sound effects
  • Course editor included
  • The only Cross-country running game on the market!

System Requirements

  • Pentium 450 mhz
  • 32 Mb RAM
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 30Mb hard disk space

Supported Platforms

  • Windows 95/98/Me/2000
  • Linux
  • DOS
  • BeOS

Screen Shots


Demonstrates the three-layer tile engine and tile editor

 

Shows the smoother tiling techniques implemented.

Reveals the new start/finish graphics and flags.

Additional screen shots will become available as development progresses.


Apply to Beta Test

Apply to Beta Test "Cross Country Running Game"


Download Alpha Version

Cross Country Running - a04 (879kb)

Download the alpha, prerelease version of Cross Country Running

 

 

<< Back to Products

Questions? Comments? Share your thoughts on the Discussion Forums...


Google
 
Web zingtech.com
Unless otherwise noted, all contents are copyright 1997 through 2007 Zingtech Computer Solutions and Michael Matczynski (). All rights reserved. If you have any questions or comments regarding this site, contact the webmaster or consult the legal disclaimer.

Check out wineries at Catch Wine.com:
Alabama Wineries - Alaska Wineries - Arizona Wineries - Arkansas Wineries - California Wineries - Colorado Wineries - Connecticut Wineries - Delaware Wineries - Florida Wineries - Georgia Wineries - Hawaii Wineries - Idaho Wineries - Illinois Wineries - Indiana Wineries - Iowa Wineries - Kansas Wineries - Kentucky Wineries - Louisiana Wineries - Maine Wineries - Maryland Wineries - Massachusetts Wineries - Michigan Wineries - Minnesota Wineries - Mississippi Wineries - Missouri Wineries - Montana Wineries - Nebraska Wineries - Nevada Wineries - New Hampshire Wineries - New Jersey Wineries - New Mexico Wineries - New York Wineries - North Carolina Wineries - North Dakota Wineries - Ohio Wineries - Oklahoma Wineries - Oregon Wineries - Pennsylvania Wineries - Rhode Island Wineries - South Carolina Wineries - South Dakota Wineries - Tennessee Wineries - Texas Wineries - Utah Wineries - Vermont Wineries - Virginia Wineries - Washington Wineries - West Virginia Wineries - Wisconsin Wineries - Wyoming Wineries