Push It Real Good-er: One Button Arthur

By Kieron Gillen on August 23rd, 2010 at 7:00 pm.

I'm happy to see the growth of the autobiographic indie games.

You remember One Button Bob? Lambchops brings One Button Arthur - a sequel – to my attention, which is a little snazzier but works an identical “one button to solve whatever problem you’re facing” axis. You can play it here. Lambchops did it in what he describes as a “pathetic” 646. I did it in an even more pathetic 668. How pathetic can you be? MORE PATHETIC as evidenced by the following Rage Quit video I’ve just found…

That’s the spirit.

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  1. DrGonzo says:

    Well I’m sad to say it took me 843 clicks.

    • BAReFOOt says:

      I did it in 411, and still think it could improve to about 300.

  2. LewieP says:

    Marvel at my slightly less pathetic score of 544!

    Fun, I think I prefer Bob, but I’d probably prefer this one if I’d played it first instead. It’s just more of the same with a few new ideas really.

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  4. Berzee says:

    I will play this!

    There’s also a game called “Nano Ninja” that basically amounts to “One Button Ninja” —

    link to flixelgames.net

  5. Helm says:

    500~ on first try, 389 on second try, got the same ending on both. Cool little game.

  6. Tom O'Bedlam says:

    563 :D

  7. artrex says:

    482! That was fun.

  8. Cooper says:

    501 on first try.

  9. Skinlo says:

    I raged. Got bored.

  10. groovychainsaw says:

    530. Most enjoyable :-)

  11. Isle says:

    409 on my first go! Which is apparently in the top 25%. Neat.

  12. Volpicks says:

    462. And I thought I was doing bad at first. I think it was better than Bob though, less dependent on twitch and more on actual problem solving.

  13. Rane2k says:

    578 on first try.

    Didn´t bother to try again, because I got angry at Armor Games when registering an account.

    Apparently I´m not 13 years or older, must have time-travelled back to the nineties without noticing.

  14. Auspex says:

    636 on my first try and 384 on my second go.

    Boss was a lot easier than Bob’s boss and you didn’t have to click very fast for the fast clicking ones.

  15. CMaster says:

    And I actually beat this one, whereas Bob’s boss drove me mad with the amount of times I was one blow away from winning, but never did.
    Annoyed me a little that the sword-fighty sections were pretty much trial and error once the zombies joined in.

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  17. Ginhyun says:

    450 on my first try, likely because I played it right after playing Bob.

    The jumping was less irritating in this game and the boss was much easier, but the sword parts ended up being a bit annoying.

  18. sfury says:


    I almost WIN !!!

  19. Hidden_7 says:

    I was terribly worried that my score would be dreadfully embarrassing, that’s what happened with Bob, but 481 is fairly respectable, all things considered.

  20. Czechton says:

    619 first try.
    382 second try.

  21. CreepingDeath says:

    Bah, I just get a black screen after the armor games logo disappears… :/

  22. Berzee says:

    502, and there’s your cape straight.

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    Hodge says:

    Christ, I’m rubbish. 610.

  24. geldonyetich says:

    386 on my first try.

  25. DrazharLn says:

    904. Woops.

  26. Pani says:

    535, damn those jumping levels

  27. Berzee says:

    I like the switching-doors-in-the-correct-pattern-QUICK-NOOOOO-SPIKES puzzles. :)

    The ghost puzzles I liked the least because I never had time to react and just had to get through by repeated tries.