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A jam submission

Steel Drivin' ManView game page

A game about John Henry, African American folk hero. Made for GDQ's OMGJam3
Submitted by Uncle Jerry (@jerrydwalters), 11Marlowe — 1 minute, 47 seconds before the deadline

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Theme Chosen

Capitalism

Man vs Machine

Team

Yes

Engine
Unity

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Comments

Submitted

Very nice!  Great artwork and it nails (sorry) those two themes!

Submitted(+2)

I absolutely love the artwork on these one. Goo job.

Developer

Thanks! Getting decent animations together in a couple days was a total nightmare

Submitted

Simple concept, well executed. Good job. Loved the artwork and the music.

Submitted

fun little game, having a hard time seeing what it has to do with capitalism though :) my best score ended up being 22

Developer

Thanks, I’m glad you thought it was fun! 

The primary theme we went with was Man vs Machine, which is precisely the story of John Henry! As far as capitalism goes, we felt that a lot of capitalistic ideas support things like the exploitation of (especially black) labor so it still seemed relevant 😄