Pipe Riders

1. What is the name of this game? 

Screen shot of Pipe Riders

Retrospective Precessor of Light Cycles?

2. What is the game’s genre?


3. Where on the Internet is this game located? (If possible, please include a hyperlink that points toward the game’s location.)

AddictingGames: Pipe Riders

4. What are the primary and secondary objectives in this game?

Primary: Get your bike through the tunnel as fast as possible.

Secondary: Avoid the blocks.

5. What are the core mechanics in this game? 

Using arrows to move your racer around the full 360 degrees of the tunnel, pushing the up arrow to build speed.
6. On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rank the game overall in terms of graphic design? After giving the rating, identify up to four adjectives that describe the game’s design aesthetic, and identify at least one similar media product. 


It looks like the light bikes it Tron, only worse. And original Tron was rough.

7. What company or individual makes this game? Where are they based? What is their apparent strategy for monetizing the game? 

The author is named Oslo Albet, sounds scandivanian, and there are ads before the game.


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