Unbelievable! This game really caught me off-guard and grew and grew and grew! If this isn't a winner, I don't know what is.
Just Push the Button
Made with Pico-8 for the Meta Game Jam.
All you have to do is just push the button. It should be easy, although it's been a long time I didn't do it myself, so who knows? For example, the mouse no longer worked and I had to quickly patch keyboard to control pointer. Just use arrow keys, X and C. Hope I didn't mess things up. Coding is strange: you let everything for a while and when you're back, it's like functions have started a life of their own and nothing works like it used to be. Oh well.
The game runs at 60 fps, which is a bit demanding for the web player. For a better experience it is recommended you download the game below and run it like any software.
- 2018-03-31: game released (v0.8.3)
- 2018-04-03: bugfix (critical): one in-game function had bad default parameter, crashing the game (v0.9.0).
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Very cool idea. Would love to play it again once you have some of the other functions implemented. Exploring and finding new abilities is great fun.
This is an incredibly clever idea! Props to you, and I hope you win!!! Do you plan to continue implementing new concepts, or is this going to be it?
Thank you! I'm actually still working on it for a post-jam version. The levels here were a bit rushed because of the lack of time, but there sure is better to do, and I had a lot of fun making this game. A lot more functions were planned to work too but couldn't make it before the deadline. For example it would have been possible to set a better pointer movement. So, stay tuned!
GETTING THE MOUSE TO MOVE TO SPECIFIC PLACES IS HARD
IT'S FUN THOUGH