elektrikerus

a rhythm music game for touch devices

abstract:

‚elektrikerus‘ is a music rhythm game in the likes of guitar hero. the player has to hit specific notes at the right time to unlock enhanced visuals over the course of one song. the music is produced by luis baltes aka tiger uppercut. the game is still in developement and will be released as an app for smartphone and tablet devices with touch displays. a html5 beta version with one level and a menu screen can be played via the link below. it was programmed with construct2.

PLAY

(chrome optimized, very buggy on mobile devices, use the touchpad or the 1-5 keys on your keyboard, headphones recommended)

rules:

the player controls 5 sliders at the bottom of the screen either by touching them via a touch display or by hitting the 1-5 keys on the keyboard for each button respectivley. green indicators will move from bottom to top and the player has to hit the specific sliders at the right moment to earn points and trigger further visuals.

(some of the features described above are not yet implemented in the playable beta version)

gameplay screen

the game screen – slider no.4 just got tapped and hit the green indicator at the right moment, which is represented by an orange animation.

controls:

the player uses the touch display to trigger the sliders. by tapping on one slider, it will jump to the top of the screen and will then slowly move back to it’s initial position. multiple sliders can be triggerd at the same time. in the beta version, alternativley the player can use the 1-5 keys on the keyboard to get the same effect.

developers:

|game design| maik helfrich
|art design| maik helfrich (beta version), anna dorokhova (mobile version)
|programming| maik helfrich (beta version), anna dorokhova (mobile version)
|music| luis baltes

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