This is a game featuring folklore hero, John Henry. Slap that spacebar to nail down spikes, but the speed increases as your score goes up. Can you beat the steam-powered machine? (No, you can't)

Made for One Mechanic Game Jam 3! Music public domain from

Install instructions

The game currently only looks good in 16:9 aspect ratios! e.g. 1280x720 or 2560x1440, so i'd recommend playing one of those if using windowed mode.


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Interesting concept. The spikes were a little hard to see, so it took me a few tries before I realized exactly what to do. 

Thanks for the feedback! Maybe i'll expand the spacebar tutorial to show the spikes/find another way to make them stand out more.