Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Push First [The Legend of the Farmer]

by PushFirst - Jam Entry

A frantic game for 2 players.

You should push the enemy's button before him. Use traps to block the enemy's path.

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sichevoid says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:52pm

How do I use traps? I don't seem to get it.

3rdChance says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:56pm

I like the graphics and the idea is nice. The audio music could be better =)

BroCade says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 11:15am

Im note to sure i get it either. You can make the scientist jump with z and use x to drop traps that you can then move with the arrow keys? Maybe a some instructions would be helpful. There is an interesting idea here, just dont think its coming across yet.

jackyjjc says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 11:25am

Interesting idea, it is clearly a coop game but I didn't have someone else to play it with so I always win :P I love the graphics and the sound, it is very nice. If would be more fun if there is a single player mode with AI. The mechanic is simple but seems to be fun (wish I can play with someone else). Anyways, well done!

DraKlaW says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:50pm

Graphics are nice !

Yvanor says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 6:13pm

Very fun game, it would be interesting to add an solo mode, but good anyway ^^

Acuity says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 6:56pm

Wahah not bad. Some next level strats are possible to put multiple traps down close together..

DDRKirby(ISQ) says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 6:56pm

This had a surprising amount of strategic depth; very fun!

PowerSpark says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 7:09pm

Very well polished and fast paced. Good job!

barkergames says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 9:00pm

My daughter loved playing this game with me.
It is highly confusing(unless you actually read the instructions lol)

Great job!

DecayConstant says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 9:19pm

Nice game! Really liked the graphics!
Could've used a solo-mode though, maybe even just have the computer randomly jump and set traps but not be delayed as much by your traps?

pcmaster says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 12:44pm

Fast pace, easy controls (120% theme), awesome gfx, you managed sound and music :) Single-player would be cool but this is awesome, epic job and a really nice game!

Tselmek says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 12:56pm

Didn't have a second player to play with but from what I can judge, the best strategy seems to be spamming the place a trap key during the first part of the game. Good graphics and nice music.

Xanjos says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 3:27pm

Tested this on my own (which is sort of awkward for games like these) but I liked the idea of one player racing to the bottom whilst preventing the other from reaching the top and vice versa plus I liked the amount of strategy involved when placing traps since you can't go backwards.

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