A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

A game by BERD


Help Sam on a little stroll through life as he struggles to stay on his feet.

Inspired by QWOP and Octodad.

Source available on GitHub: https://github.com/davidjtferguson/silly-sam


Programming - Davbo

Art - Rory & Ben

Audio Design - Ed


For both sets of controls you use your left hand for Sam’s left side and right hand for Sam’s right side.

If you fall over push up on your arms to get up.

XBox controls

Use the Triggers to kick off the ground.

Hold the Bumpers to grab onto stuff.

Use the Sticks to guide Sam’s arms.

Press Start to pause.

Press Back or Right on the d-pad to toggle fullscreen.

Press Down on the d-pad to toggle music.

Keyboard controls

Use C and N to kick off the ground.

E grabs with left hand, U grabs with right hand.

Use WASD to direct the left arm and IJKL to direct the right arm.

Press P or Esc to pause.

Use F to toggle fullscreen.

Use M to toggle music.

Available for Windows and MacOS, thanks to Dean for doing the MacOS deploy!

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date Apr 26, 2019
Made withLÖVE
Tags2D, Casual, Cute, LÖVE, Physics, silly, toy
Code licenseMIT License
Asset licenseCreative Commons Attribution v4.0 International
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller

Install instructions

Download and unzip.
On windows, go into the Windows folder and hit SillySam.exe. You'll get a security warning, click more details then run anyway.
On mac, go into MacOS folder and hit SillySam.app. You'll also get a security warning to click through.


silly-sam.zip 34 MB

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