Beta version!

Use either WASD or arrow keys to run the rat.

current version: 3 lives then game hangs. 3 randomly-moving cats and 1 aggressive waypoint-AI cat. Eat all the cheese dots and nothing happens.


Everybody likes cats, right? not me, I'm allergic! So I kind of feel for the mouse.....

Here is the Game Design Document (not all of below is implemented in this prototype!)

Rat Race

Classic arcade action!

The name of the game is Rat Race (the name of the git project was chosen before I decided that).

You control a rat in a maze. The rat must clear the maze of little bits of cheese while being chased by aggressive cats. Each maze has big pieces of growth-hormone-laced cheese which temporarily turns the rat into a super rat that can chase and swallow the cats.

Like a real rat race, once you clear the board, you have to race again. But of course, somebody has moved the cheese(s) now.
Features include

3 rats per play, bonus rats at various score levels

score points by eating cheese bits, more for bonus peanut butter and swallowing cats (exponential score increase for each cat swallowed while a super rat, up to 1600 points)

Lose a life if a cat catches you and you are not a super rat

High Score is saved

animated sprites, music and sound effects, and visual effects

simple cutscenes

handcrafted mazes with teleportation tunnels and automatic coloring

bonus pickups

keyboard or gamepad control

play in your HTML5-compatible web browser

full screen mode available

Made with Unity3D

More information

Published13 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsHTML5
PublisherTodd D. Vance
AuthorTodd D. Vance
GenreAction
Tags2D, Arcade, cats, maze
LicenseMIT License
Asset licenseCreative Commons Zero v1.0 Universal
Average durationA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Gamepad (any)
Player countSingleplayer

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