3 posts tagged outrun
Wonder Boy & Asha in Outrun World
There’s a peek of this art, non-animated, in the back of the newly released Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 book — available in color, black and white, and as a downloadable PDF.
“Passing Breeze” by Lamar Abrams. This great Outrun-themed design is part of Meat Bun’s “Checkpoint” line of t-shirts, which also includes a Transformers/Daytona mashup, Mario Kart filtered through Rat Fink, and Shinobi/720.
The Outrun shirt conveys the carefree feeling I imagine people who are actually good at Outrun feel while playing.
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VB Racing, a homebrew Outrun clone for the Virtual Boy.
I totally missed this, but Planet Virtual Boy held a homebrew coding competition earlier this year, and Martin Kujaczynski’s VB Racing took third place (out of six entries).
Unfortunately, VB Racing doesn’t share Outrun’s wonderful soundtrack, but it’s still a remarkable looking game, especially when you consider that this is Kujaczynski’s first Virtual Boy project and that he managed to include the following:
- a fast raycasting engine
- self-drawn stereoscopic graphics
- three stages
- AI players that become angry when you hit them
As for the game that beat out VB Racing and won the homebrew coding competition, that would be Pat Daderko’s Mario Kart Virtual Cup:
I need to get a FlashBoy! (and a Virtual Boy)