The Amazing Flying Brothers

It’s hard for me to believe that this is already my eleventh experimental done-in-under-a-week game. This is a new take on the one button design challenge (previous one from me being Moo at the Moon).

And as usual the game is open to harsh critique.

The Amazing Flying Brothers

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Download (7,1 Mb) (Release 1)

You play as the infamous flying brothers as they try to perform the flying trapeze act.

Only left mouse button is needed.
Click it to release your grip. Try to aim for the other swing.

Hold left mouse button down to accelerate or to slow down. If you press down, when going down you’ll accelerate. If you press down when going up, you’ll slow down.

Esc – will quit the game.
Alt + F4 – Will quit the game.
Alt + enter – Will toggle fullscreen.

Game Design, Code & Gfx: Petri Purho ( petri.purho (at) )

Music: Pride of the 48 Band – Thunderers March.

The game uses Erin Catto’s Box2D physics engine.

Graphics: The background image is composed of the following images: Ringmaster-clown by RebeccaMacK used under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 license and of In the ring by Elsie esq used under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 license.

Sound Effects: circus_short.mp3 by Harri,
drumroll.aif by Heigh-hoo,
cheer.wav by acclivity,
applause 1.mp3 by Charel Sytze,
applause2.mp3 by Charel Sytze,
applause3.mp3 by Charel Sytze,
bookslapthud2.aif by buzzbox,
whip,slap,belt,punch.wav by scarbelly25,
neck_crack.wav by Halleck,
neck_crack_pure.aif by Halleck,
Bone Cracking.wav by DalomarGrimm,
Applaudissement.wav by thesandro.

All sound effects are used under Creative Commons Sampling Plus 1.0 License.

Inspiration source: Experimental Gameplay Project.

The Amazing Flying Brothers uses: SDL, SDL_Image, SDL_Mixer and SDL_RotoZoom

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