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A game about bipartisan community building and obstructing ICE. 

Red White and Blue (They're with Me)

Welcome to a society of squares. You play as two squares (Red and Blue) that are working to ease tensions between their tribes. Along the way you will encounter White squares that are attacking and capturing any squares that they believe don’t belong. Be careful, challenging the white squares has made you a target as well.

The Red and Blue squares you meet may be hostile at first but squares of the same color listen to each other. Talk to squares of the same color and they will join you. Use your party to obstruct the White squares and help your new friends to safety.

Gameplay

One player controls both characters. You may also split the controls with a friend and try to coordinate with one another. This game is best played with a dual stick controller but WASD and Arrow Keys on the keyboard will work as well. Each stick on the gamepad controls one person. Each square has 3 hits, but White will kill you immediately. If one of your players dies the game is over. Press the main gamepad buttons, or spacebar to start. Esc key to quit.

Music

The Soundtrack for Red White and Blue was created by Jimmy Q. He retains ownership of it, and it can not be reused without his express consent. If you like what you hear, you can support his music and download the soundtrack on his Bandcamp page. If you would like to contact Jimmy Q about using these tracks or otherwise collaborating, you can email him at stevesmithoftherevolution@gmail.com.

Development

Red White and Blue started out as an entry for Resist Jam in 2017. In 2018 it was exhibited as part of Games About Protest at Babycastles Gallery in New York and recently it shipped as part of the Babycastles Baby Bundle.

Development has been interesting. Right now Apple is blocking updates on iOS because of content but they haven't taken it down. The updates are just bug and ui fixes so for anyone playing it on their iPhone, I apologize.

Updated 1 day ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date Mar 12, 2017
AuthorArtfail
GenreStrategy, Puzzle
Made withUnity
TagsCo-op, gamepad, politics, Retro, twin-stick
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any)
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 2
LinksHomepage, Soundtrack

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Red_White_and_Blue_mac.zip 40 MB
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