Law of the Instrument

“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail” - Abraham Maslow Forge your destiny! Law of the Instrument is a rhythm game in a world where heating, pounding, cooling and kissing in sync with the music repairs and improves items from the local townsfolk. Play as Vulcan, an expert blacksmith with arms of steel and a heart of gold. Instructions: Press the corresponding face-pad buttons (or arrow keys) in time with the circles closing in on the blacksmith function. Do so in sync with the music to get a perfect score!
Jam Site: 
Jam year: 
2020
Platforms: 
MS Windows
Technology Notes: 
None of the above: Aseprite, Halley.
Installation Instructions: 

Simply download and run "rungame.bat" or "game/bin/ggj20.exe" to run the game. It should be possible to build on Mac and Linux as well (I'd recommend getting source from github for that)

Credits: 

Programming: Rodrigo Braz Monteiro

Music & Sound Design: Jon Kelliher

Art: Angelo Di Rosa

More Art: Alexis Trust

Special thanks to Wargaming for feeding and watering us for 3 days.

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Game Tags: 
2D
Arcade
Music