What Does This Button Do is a chaotic shoot em up where the answer to "What are the Controls?" is Yes.

Once you hit play you'll find almost every letter on your keyboard has been randomly mapped to some kind of ability, and with enemies approaching, you'd better figure out what those abilities are pretty quick! 

Every ability you have is randomly re-assigned a new key each game, so you'll be learning your abilities as you shoot, blast, and Giant-Laser-beam your way through the waves of enemies that are coming at you from all directions.

Apologies to anyone with a non-QWERTY Keyboard, I planned to add better support but simply ran out of time.

Made in 48 hours by AaronBacon and BeeBopBop for the GMTK Jam 2020

Controls:
- Move: WASD / Arrow Keys (These don't change, we're not that mean.)
- Shoot Fireball:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Dash Spell:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Swing Sword:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Explode (Damages Self):  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Deploy Shield:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Healing Spell:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Drop Bomb:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Place Bear Trap:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Spill Glue:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
- Anything Else:  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Download

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WhatDoesThisButtonDo_Windows.zip 19 MB
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WhatDoesThisButtonDo_Windows_POSTJAM.zip 22 bytes

Comments

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Really fun game! Found myself feeling frantic and... out of control lol.

Thanks for playing! 

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Great game, was really fun

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Thanks for playing, this game was amazingly fun to make =)