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John Henry's Epic Race

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It's the American Revolution. With the rise of new steam engines, everyone thinks that technology is far superior to the efforts of any person. One person rises to the challenge to prove them wrong: That would be you, John Henry.

Based on the classic Folk Talk, control John Henry as you collect spikes and dodge enemies to prove you are the best there is, even against machines!

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Not bad for a simple game. It gets repetitive quickly. It locked up when I landed on a snake. Also, John Henry was a black guy.

Not very fun. Dropping on top of an enemy occasionally crashes the game - you have to restart because the train pulls ahead but nothing happens.

Most importantly - what's with the controls? A click to jump, and the down arrow to drop down through platforms? Why not just use the space bar to jump?

TwistedHawkGames responds:

It was originally a mobile game, but I should have added keyboard controls to it. As for the game crashing, I'll investigate it. I thought I had that resolved, but it looks like the web build had a few more glitches than anticipate. Thanks for that feedback. I'll take a look at the train scenario again.

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2.65 / 5.00

Aug 15, 2018
9:12 PM EDT