History VideoGame / Canabalt

18th Mar '16 11:14:04 AM Dirtyblue929
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[[caption-width-right:292:''Start your daring escape.'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''Start
your daring escape.'']]
8th Feb '16 4:05:37 PM Dirtyblue929
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[[caption-width-right:300:Someone is about to be turned into a fine mist.]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:Someone is about to be turned into a fine mist.]]
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[[caption-width-right:292:''Start your daring escape.'']]
8th Feb '16 4:00:50 PM Dirtyblue929
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You're the fastest man alive and somebody's really really mad at you. We think.

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You're ''You're the fastest man alive and somebody's really really mad at you. We think.
the world is out to get you.''



* ShoutOut: If you pause the game when you're on a crane, or if you die around a crane, you can see that the crane is clearly labelled Canabalt Crane Co., which might give you some ideas as to the backstory.

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* ShoutOut: If you pause the game when you're on a crane, or if you die around a crane, you can see that the crane is clearly labelled Canabalt Crane Co., which might give you some ideas as to the backstory.ShoutOut:


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** The remastered version of the game includes randomly-selected character skins. One of them is a woman in a black tank-top and white pants, bearing a close resemblence to Faith from ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge.''
14th Nov '14 2:49:51 PM IG42
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--->You ran 1807m before somehow managing to hit the edge of an I-beam.


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** Is an Achievement in the Android port.
5th Oct '13 11:08:25 AM DracMonster
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* IMeantToDoThat: Invoked, as mentioned above, you have to ''intentionally'' trip over stuff to slow your momentum down to manageable levels.
2nd Aug '13 12:35:53 PM videogmer314
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You ran 5077 characters before running out of trope.

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You ran 5077 12409 characters before running out of trope.
23rd Jul '13 2:33:20 PM JIKTV
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* CasualGame: The ease at which the game can be learnt, and can be picked up and put down is a great part of its charm.

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* CasualGame: CasualVideoGame: The ease at which the game can be learnt, and can be picked up and put down is a great part of its charm.
17th Apr '13 11:04:10 AM UltramarineAlizarin
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Part of the beauty of the game is the simplicity of the controls: there is one button, press it to jump. You can't control the direction you run in or the speed you run, you always run right and contantly gain speed unless you run into something to slow you down. And unless you do manage to slow yourself down your speed will become so high that reacting to the jumps will become impossible.

The simple controls makes it very suitable for playing on phones or tablets. There are many imitators of the basic idea (run right while constantly accelerating, use one button to jump). Most of imitators tend to add more features since the gameplay elements are as stripped down as is possible.

If you are wondering if this could be any more awesome, check out SugarWiki/RobotUnicornAttack, which is a prettied up version of this.

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Part of the beauty of the game is the simplicity of the controls: there is one button, press it to jump. You can't control the direction you run in or the speed you run, you always run right and contantly gain speed unless you run into something to slow you down. And unless you do manage to slow yourself down your speed will become so high that reacting to the jumps will become impossible.

impossible.

The simple controls makes it very suitable for playing on phones or tablets. [[EndlessRunningGame There are many imitators of the basic idea idea]] (run right while constantly accelerating, use one button to jump). Most of Such imitators tend to add more features since the core gameplay elements are is as stripped down basic as is possible.

possible.

If you are wondering if this could be any more awesome, check out SugarWiki/RobotUnicornAttack, which is a prettied up version of this.version.
31st Mar '13 2:44:49 PM Austin
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* ExcusePlot: Not even that, really. In the background HumongousMecha stomp between ruined buildings, stopping to zap things out of sight. Closer by, futuristic craft roar past you and occasionally a missile will land in your path, wherever it is you're supposed to be going. Whatever's going on, it's a bad day.
** The plot can be summed up with: "Press X or C to start your daring escape."
** The Kongregate version describes it as "Outrun the demolition of your city with just one button!"
** Achievements in the Android port mention such things as the Mothership, the Dark Tower, and a Walker.
31st Mar '13 2:44:49 PM Austin
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