Launching yesterday, Teardown’s voxellated smash ‘n’ seize sandbox already has me hooked. On high of being a satisfying sandbox of blocky, Crimson Faction Guerrilla-style destruction, there is a strong marketing campaign of crime capers in there—a gradual escalation of tense heists that unlocks new instruments, maps, and more and more complicated legal challenges.
However whereas I have been off driving superyachts into timeshare cabins and watching fireplace slowly propagate by way of an workplace block, others have discovered surprisingly inventive makes use of for developer Dennis Gustavsson’s damaging toolset.
Why get into demolition, in spite of everything, when you could possibly use a can of paint and a few planks to offer Teardown’s awfully dated motors some actual road cred?
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Being a brand new simulated physics sandbox, it was inevitable that people would finally work out the right way to take flight. Right here, all it takes is the outdated ‘carry up the thing you are standing on high of’ trick.
One of many niftiest instruments in Teardown is not even actually a device in any respect. Whereas the spray is usually a lifesaver in routing out the sport’s heist runs, it is also, y’know, paint. As such, of us on the market are utilizing it to show Teardown’s breakable partitions into canvases.
Graffiti is artwork, hen gang. However graffiti as an act of vandalism is a criminal offense.
lol hen artwork crimes #teardown pic.twitter.com/pm69VEiR2zOctober 30, 2020
Whereas we’re talking of artwork, the flexibility to import your individual Voxel information into Teardown has given some artists—like our personal Andy Kelly—their very own personal financial institution of ranges to smash up. Reckon it should really feel fairly cathartic.
One other #teardown journey by way of certainly one of my #magicavoxel scenes 🚂 pic.twitter.com/sRaDlwPNRVOctober 30, 2020
Importing stuff I spent ages making in MagicaVoxel into Teardown, then smashing it up with a sledgehammer, feels very bizarre. pic.twitter.com/OJJkL4OOcdOctober 30, 2020
Teardown is out now on Steam for £18.49/€19.99/19.99.