In Can't Drive This, You Race While Someone Else Builds The Track

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Can’t Drive This is a multiplayer driving game where one player putters along in their car while the other furiously scrambles to finish the road their arch-frenemy is driving on. In real time. Those are some grade-A ingredients for a batch of chaos-and-yelling soup.


Here’s the game’s Steam Greenlight description:

“Drive your Big Rig WHILE your friend builds the road in front of you! Oh, and don’t drive less than 20mph OR YOU’LL EXPLODE! Like in that Sandra Bullock movie, in which she kinda does the same thing, but on a bus. Also, she doesn’t explode (Spoiler alert). Too easy? Swap your Rig for a dune buggy!”

And here’s what it looks like:

The driving strikes me as kinda clunky, but I get the impression that it’s at least partially by design. It’s tough to tell, however, whether that’ll make it fun, infuriating, or a little of both.

Apparently Can’t Drive This is finished (with leaderboards, online multiplayer, and all that), so assuming it doesn’t hit a patch of missing road and fall into an endless abyss on Greenlight, it should be out relatively soon.

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