JiG is on Patreon and Needs You! Click here for more information


  • Play This!

  • Browser Games

What Do We Do Now?


  • Currently 4.4/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.4/5 (233 votes)
Comments (14) | Views (11,740)

What Do We Do Now?

Blink and you'll miss it, but if you love simple yet clever point-and-click puzzle games, you'll still want to fire up Sean James McKenzie's What Do We Do Now? Made for the 2015 Global Game Jam in under 48 hours, each bite-sized level tasks you with figuring out what you need to do in order to advance to the next level without any directions whatsoever. Each stage is a different sort of puzzle, and simply by clicking around (sometimes dragging things with your mouse), you'll gradually figure out the goal of the level and how to go about achieving it. Though some might feel it ends just as it's really getting warmed up, it still showcases some smart ideas and encourages you to play to puzzle them out. Hopefully it's a concept that gets expanded on in the future, but as it stands, if you only have a little window to play, What Do We Do Now? is a great choice.

Play What Do We Do Now?

14 Comments

Fun concept, but it needs to be expanded on. the review is right that it ends just as its getting warmed up.

Reply

cool... loved this... hoping the developer will bring us more :)

Reply
sunnylauren February 8, 2015 4:52 PM

Don't know why it was so short! Fun game! :)

Reply
puzzlin.cae February 9, 2015 9:38 AM

Wow, extremely short but sweet! I hope they'll expand on it.

Reply
https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawnrLT_DgOiK7Leoj0eRHY69GNEFT33XtTU February 9, 2015 1:16 PM

Utterly clueless on the turning squares.

I have a horrible feeling it's probably insanely easy and I can't see it for looking.

Reply
-=MarkR=- February 9, 2015 1:22 PM

Nice!
But need more, More, MORE! :)

Reply

I only figured that one out after I got it by accident...

The red side of the moving square needs to touch the red-colored fixed square, and the same for blue.

Reply
https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawnrLT_DgOiK7Leoj0eRHY69GNEFT33XtTU February 10, 2015 9:36 AM

I knew I had to get like to like. I just don't see how to get both at the same time.

Just red or just blue is simple.
Both seems impossible.

Reply

For the turning squares: there may be other solutions, but here's how I did it.

Note that, when you fly the upper box to the far left (by clicking the lower left arrow), it'll end up facing the same way when you rotate it to the right four times.

So, if you get the upper box into the correct facing first, you can then rotate the lower box to the left (again with the lower left arrow) as many times as you need to get IT into the correct facing, without any further effect on the upper box.

Upper right arrow, lower left, upper right four times.

Reply
https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawnrLT_DgOiK7Leoj0eRHY69GNEFT33XtTU February 11, 2015 11:53 AM

Thanks man, I'd have never got that on my own.

Quite a cool little puzzler that was.

Reply

I feel like this latest submachine game has gotten *really* lazy.

Reply
dziugasjuoz February 13, 2015 10:05 AM

Start

3x Start; Drag left wire to right wire.

Level 1

Turn both valves; Left; Middle; Left; Middle.

Level 2

Up-right; Down-left;4x Up-right.

Level 3

Up; Down (quickly); Left; Right (quickly); Turn wheel 180 degrees.

The end.

Reply
sean.james.mckenzie February 18, 2015 6:21 PM

Hi Dora (and commenters). Thanks for the nice writeup and all your comments. I just thought I'd drop by to say

1) THANKS!... for playing, reviewing, pay attention, whatever! Means a lot.
2) I am indeed working on a much longer followup called Now What Do We Do? Rules forbid dropping links so I won't insert one here, but the new game in development has its own website of same name.

Thanks again for playing!

Reply
sunnylauren March 19, 2015 10:58 PM replied to sean.james.mckenzie

YAAAAY! :) :) :)

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
7,057 Views
7 Comments
Weekday Escape N°148> chrpa Another week is over, another seven days behind us, we all are smarter and wiser and a new Weekday Escape is waiting. What a nice Wednesday! Genuinely positive Denofthekamo lets us out of Ramen Shop only after we get a...  ...
3,087 Views
1 Comment
Phantom Reverse > Arceus After strange events force you into a couple weeks' absence from New Heart High School in Toyko, you decide it is time to head back to school and try to get life back in order. But when you haven't gone...  ...
Monkey GO Happy -Cabin Escape> Arceus What has two arms, two legs, and a face that's both adorably cute and heartbreakingly sad at the same time? Why, the monkey character in PencilKids' Monkey GO Happy series of course! This time, you find your orange friend trapped...  ...
2,062 Views
1 Comment
Tree House Quest> Arceus Did you remember ever having a treehouse when you were younger? In Tree House Quest, you play as the little boy , evicted from his treehouse by his bigger brother. In order to redeem yourself, you must retrieve a mysterious...  ...
Rullo

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Game of the week


The Secret Order: Bloodline Collector's Edition

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives