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Twin Hobo Rocket

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Showing how some things will never change in the future, this entry for the VNGN competition features the homeless in space. Since the main means of transportation has become rockets, they need to adapt as well. Players guide two hobos tied to a rocket (single-player) or two hobos each with their own rocket controlled individually (multiplayer), begging for change. An arrow shows their next victim at all times. Some cash is easy, hanging from asteroids, but other needs to be gained by staying close to alien ships until they drop some coins. All the time, the hobos keep spouting comments. The game is over when their rockets sustains too much damage.


Twin Hobo Rocket Windows The rocket lifts off.
Twin Hobo Rocket Browser After that collision I"m seeing stars!
Twin Hobo Rocket Browser Start menu
Twin Hobo Rocket Windows Main game screen

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According to the developers, every voiced line in the game is based on something Florian Himsl had heard a hobo say in person.

Related Web Sites

  • Play Twin Hobo Rocket (Free, legal play of the game through your Flash-equipped web browser, hosted by its author.)
  • Twin Hobo Rocket (Thread in the TIGSource forum where the game can be downloaded.)
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