Gimme Friction Baby is a deceptively simple and surprisingly challenging game. This is an unofficial port from Flash to the Playdate console. Since the original game was already entirely black and white it looks surprisingly faithful to the original.
The controls and gameplay are quite straightforward, without any instructions even young children will rapidly understand the rules, but it takes quite a while to master. As in the original, the shooter angle rotates automatically back and forth but if you choose to pop on the Playdate crank you can also dial in a precision shot. If you're Playdate console hasn't yet arrived you can totally play this on the Playdate SDK Simulator too.
The game itself is quite small (1.7MB including original sound and music). Additionally the complete source code is also available on Github so feel free to play around and see how it works. Please note, this release is not affiliated with Wouter Visser (the original author) and is just a tribute to one of the greatest game ever made. Please don't sue me. :D
You can sideload the provided PDX file via https://play.date/account/sideload or directly via USB.
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