Left click: Remove hay

Right click + drag: Rotate

F: focus camera

Made for Useless Simulation Jam 2019. This game is about as dumb as it sounds. A simulation of all the frustration and joy that comes with finding a needle inside a haystack. You have a limited amount of hay you can remove, so dig wisely! If a block flashes green when you try to remove it, that means the needle is hiding on it. Keep an eye out for shovels. I don't know who left their shovels in there but make use of them because they allow you to remove more hay before you lose.

Needles you've found are collected on the right side of the screen and times you've failed to find the needle are tallied on the left. You can click on a needle on the right to give it up for a few more chances to remove hay from your current haystack.

Thanks for playing and have a good time!

In-game font-m6x11, Daniel Linssen

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
AuthorBungus Productions
Made withUnity
TagsFarming, Unity
Average sessionA few minutes


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This shouldn't be as addictive as it is. Nice work!


I like the idea and the mechanic., thank god for shovels! There seem to be voids in the haystack, I think that is intended, along with the rocks - some rubbish farmers making these haystacks! 

By the way I never saw a block flash green even when I found needles next to the removed blocks.

Nice game - I got 11 needles. 

Glad you liked it and that's a solid needle collection! To clarify, the green flashing only happens when you try to destroy the block that the needle is sitting on. And yeah, these farmers are pretty bad:)


hard but fun

sometimes those shovels just don't show up when you need them. Thanks for playing!