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While the biggest feature of the update 1.7 is the addition of Xbox Live functionality, there are some other improvements too. 1. In car radio – When the player is riding in a car there will be a random...

What’s new in update 1.7

There is still no word on a concrete release date on the Xbox Live update for Hitchhiker just yet, but I can release the achievement list for the game. There will be 19 achievements worth a total 1000 gamerscore....

Achievement list for Hitchhiker

I am very proud to announce that Hitchhiker has been approved to become an Xbox Live enabled title for the Windows Store. This means that the game will be getting official achievements and leader boards along with cloud save...

Hitchhiker coming to Xbox Live

I have had this site for 7 years now and the logo that I use has been the same since day one. I still really like the design but recent needs for a higher resolution version has caused some...

Reworked Site Logo

I recently took an ingame screenshot of Hitchhiker and applied a few filters to it in Paint.net. One of those filters gave the game a cel shaded look. I passed the image around the office at work and got...

Experimenting with cel shading

A new update for Hitchhiker is now available for download. Version 1.4 includes updated logic for the cars to prevent them piling into other stationery cars in the corners. You can now change the quality settings of the game...

Hitchhiker 1.4 released

Update 1.3 of Hitchhiker is now available for download from the Windows store for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices. The new update brings lots of new features which will hopefully enrich the game play experience. Just a word...

Hitchhiker update 1.3 now avaialble

As it currently stands road sections that have more than 1 turn direction have to be controlled by traffic lights. While this makes sense for the larger intersections its not really¬†ideal¬†for the T junctions, especially if there isn’t any...

Updating traffic AI

I have set myself the goal of reaching 100K Gamerscore by the end of the year. As a result I have been playing a varied mixture of games to get the most amount of achievements possible. The most enjoyable...

New gamer goal : 100K gamerscore by 2017

Its been a long time since the last update to hitchhiker. Unfortunately the latest version of the Unity game engine has resulted in the game freezing on the windows phone devices. As Unity have been seemingly unable to track...

Update in progress for Hitchhiker