Factsheet

Developer:
Firepunchd
Based in Berlin, Germany

Release date:
Early 2017

Platforms:
PC / Mac / Android / iOS

Website:
http://chickenjump.com

Regular Price:

Free

Description

!!README!! This is the Presskit() of the old version of the game. For more current info head over to http://playdigious.com/chicken-jump/

History

Imagine a deadly racing game - where you are the pedestrian. The game was conceived in December 2014, during the monthly Berlin Mini Game Jam. An alpha version was uploaded on GameJolt in February 2015 – since then it has been played by thousands of people and more than 150 let's player, including PewDiePie. Inspired by a fan who modified the controls to use dance pads to play the game, a set of custom jump pad controllers was built and showcased at a number of public events, such as A MAZE. / Berlin and Abu Dhabi, Talk & Play and Join – Local Multiplayer Summit. An expanded version of the game is currently in development for desktop and mobile.

Features

  • 1-8 Player local multiplayer fun
  • Play with friends or try to simultaneously control as many players as you can yourself
  • Smiles on players faces guaranteed due to physics-based-humour-engine aka pure chaos
  • One button controls make the game very accessible & allows for mobile and desktop play
  • Custom made jump pads for public events available allowing players to control characters by physically jumping
  • Loads of unlockable character classes with different special abilities: police slows down traffic, superheros let you start at higher waves (pro class), aliens can shapeshift into other classes, the devil can resurrect other players etc.
  • Trading card mechanic: class abilities increase the more characters you have unlocked/collected in a class of 4
  • Mix of character skills and undivided multiplayer/single player give room for fun experimentation and replayability
  • Unlock environments
  • Get rewards in the worlds largest human COINCHINKO
  • Special multiplayer party modes: 5-for-the-win, Teamwaves etc.

Videos

Feature Trailer YouTube

Official Trailer YouTube

PewDiePie plays Chicken Jump YouTube

8 players with DIY jump pads at JOIN 2015 YouTube


Images

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More Let's Play Videos
Here's a playlist of all the Chicken Jump let's play videos (200+ and counting). // https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkUzoEb3evLbSRTHCpcIDgw9Ev275SkZy.

Artwork
I've used @mikelovesrobots awesome city and characters, licensed under CC BY 4.0. // https://github.com/mikelovesrobots/mmmm.

Extra Artwork
My 11 year old son Anton made the green shells and other voxely things. Love ya. // http:.

Music
myMelody StereoMix by stu. // http:.

Music
Sat pt.2 - In The Funkpit || Sunny Chiptune by Finefin. // https://soundcloud.com/justfinefin.

Music
Create A Song in A Day Challenge Nr1 || Accidental Skwug || Echiptian Swaggah by RoccoW. // http:.

Music
All Will Be Well || This Little Piggy Danced || Electric Donkey Muscles by RoccoW. // http:.

CC
Creative Commons// https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/.

Text
Description text borrowed from Alexandru Chirila's review of the game. // http:.


About Firepunchd

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Game developer and dad running a micro game studio with Luca Scaramuzzino. Ex digital agency founder and creative director. Studio available for prototyping, game design and VR work.

More information
More information on Firepunchd, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Chicken Jump Credits

Simon Cubasch
Most of the stuff


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks