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Best of one button games?

08-16-2011, 01:45 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: San Francisco
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Best of one button games?

Hey friends, I'm looking for some inspiration time as I work on OmnomBot.

What are your favorite 'one button' (or very simple interaction/timing) games? Which do something unique beyond the infinite runner mechanic that you find interesting and why?

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08-16-2011, 02:07 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
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Originally Posted by milkmangames View Post
Hey friends, I'm looking for some inspiration time as I work on OmnomBot.

What are your favorite 'one button' (or very simple interaction/timing) games? Which do something unique beyond the infinite runner mechanic that you find interesting and why?
Orbital, by a long shot.

Overall fantastic game.

I'll have to think about others...

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08-16-2011, 04:41 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 555
Well, I'll go ahead and say Tiny Wings, since its success and ever-strong popularity is a testament to its flawless formula.

While I'm threading along obviousness, why not give a word for one of the original endless runners, Canabalt. I personally think it has been surpassed by Monster Dash and Rogue Runner though.
08-16-2011, 05:55 PM
#4
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,397
The Chop Chop games are one button games. Some are pretty good.

If you consider one finger use, like swiping or tapping where you want to go, then these ones are really good: To-fu, Gesundheit, Get Out Of My Galaxy.

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08-17-2011, 12:57 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 3
I like Golf Putt Pro. Simple and addictive.
08-17-2011, 01:09 AM
#6
orbital is pretty good, and I really liked groove coaster
08-17-2011, 01:12 AM
#7
Tiny wings is the best for me as a designer, but as a player the one button game I've played the most is Super Spike Dislike!
08-17-2011, 05:14 AM
#8
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: India
Posts: 1
One of my favorites is One Button Bob, a platform style game that provides the perfect demonstration of the possibilities.
08-18-2011, 05:34 AM
#9
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Suffolk, England
Posts: 112
Hmmm, surely Robot Unicorn Attack?
08-18-2011, 07:17 AM
#10
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: Berlin
Posts: 63
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