which way is up?

Welcome to the home page of Which Way Is Up, a traditional and challenging 2D platformer game with a slight rotational twist. Help a mysterious big-eared salaryman named Guy find his keys in a labyrinth of dangers and badly written dialogue.

Which Way Is Up screenshot

Here, you can download the original version made for the PyWeek game development competition (beta 0.5.5) or an updated version (beta 0.7.0 or beta 0.7.9) of the game.

There are no current plans to update the game further. However, check out the developer Olli Etuaho's portfolio and blog! If any new developments take place, that's the first place they'll appear in.


Newest version last updated 2008-02-11:

Newest version with Windows binaries, last updated 2007-05-23:

Some hilights of the changes to 0.7.9:

The old PyWeek version:

For more information about changes between versions, view the complete changelog.


If you use the source code version, you might need to download and install these on your machine. Remember, the dependencies are only for the Python source code version - these are not needed for running the Windows binary.


All game code is licenced under the GPL 2.0.

All game content, sounds and graphics are licenced under Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution licence.

Other game projects I've taken part in

You can send mail about the game to olli.etuaho@gmail.com.