Buzz·Posted on 18 Dec 2013There's A London Underground-Themed Computer Game On The WayAnd it features Boris Johnson battling Bob Crow to save the Tube.by Patrick SmithBuzzFeed News Reporter, UKFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink So if you love the Tube so much you want to imagine you're on it even when you're not, you're in luck. photos-5.dropbox.com Rush Hour is an 8-bit style video game being developed by Antonia Jade Heslop. She's been working on it for three years and hopes to bring the game to market next year, via Kickstarter and she's hoping for support from the London Mayor's office or Transport for London. A demo video shows what's in store. You can play as three kinds of Tube travelers: a hurried commuter, a "casual" person with a big backpack and a tourist with a huge map. It's scarily accurate in several ways. vimeo.com It's a fun-looking Mario style platformer in which you stomp on the heads of annoying co-passengers. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF vimeo.com "Commuter Colin"'s first task is to to get from Ealing Broadway to Canary Wharf. Simple, you think. vimeo.com But just like in real life, choosing which carriage to get on can be a nightmare. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF vimeo.com And then there are people (non-Londoners probably) standing on the left on the escalator. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF vimeo.com Plus there's an end of level boss - it's BOB CROW! vimeo.com The firebrand union leader is the terrifying monster you must defeat to save the Tube network. For some Conservative politicians this is pretty much a realistic representation of the modernisation of the Underground. Bob Crow is not happy. Although we should stress the RMT union leader doesn't actually destroy Tube trains with his bare hands. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF vimeo.com And who should save the day? None other than Crow's (real life) arch nemesis London Mayor Boris Johnson. On a zip wire, holding Union Jack Flags, obviously. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF vimeo.com To finish, you ride off into the sunset, on a Boris bike, with Boris. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF vimeo.com That might not be everyone's idea of fun but it's probably more enjoyable than a packed Tube journey.