"I'd play this for a couple of minutes"
(we don't have any other punchy, one-line reviews yet)
Some pieces move, some pieces fall, a piece or two might end up tumbling some more. At least that's how things usually go during your average game of Reaction. You swing your paddle left and right in order to push the pieces towards the evacuation shafts, gaining some of that precious little time before the play area inevitably spills and it's game over.
"Aha", I hear you say, "so it’s a physics puzzler of sorts!" And that is correct. You can play it alone or with a friend in multiplayer, you can go at it in short bursts or try to crack those elusive high score spots.
Speed, difficulty, controls, sound, and music are all customizable.
By default, you use the left and right arrow keys in a singleplayer game or when playing as player one in multiplayer, while player two controls their paddle with the Z and X keys.
"Ok then, this sounds fun. Where can I get it?" Here you go, you can get the Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X versions from itch.io. Or use the direct download button below.
The current version is 1.1, which adds some much needed bug fixes and a few quality of life improvements. We want to continue improving the game, so if you have any ideas about what we can add or fix in future versions drop us a line.
For Linux users: the game was created with Debian derived distros (such as Ubuntu and Mint) in mind, but with the proper configuration it should run on most modern GNU/Linux distributions. So far, it has been tested and plays properly on Arch Linux, CentOS, and the independent distro Solus. The following dependencies are required: