Lonely Paddle

Tennis for those lacking friends.

Smash the buddies, get the star, whack the balls, and compete with yourself for the high-score.


  • Simple gameplay
  • Multi-ball!
  • Catchy music


Three inputs are supported:

  • Mouse: paddle follows the mouse + left click to confirm
  • Keyboard: arrow keys to move + Z to confirm
  • Gamepad: up/down to move + A  to confirm


Art, music, and code by Brett Chalupa.

The game is built using HaxeFlixel and is open source

You can download the song in the game if you'd like to listen to it.

Let me know what you think in the comments! If you'd like a desktop release, let me know and I can build it for the main operating systems. Thanks for playing.

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Lonely Paddle by Brett Chalupa is marked with CC0 1.0.


lonely.mp3 1 MB
lonely-paddle-v1.0.0-macos.zip 9 MB
lonely-paddle-v1.0.0-linux.zip 12 MB
lonely-paddle-v1.0.0-windows.zip 9 MB

Development log


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Simple idea, nice execution. It's fun, and there's more to it than I thought. It feels like a mini game hidden in an old nintendo game. Gives me Mario, Wario, NES, Gamecube, Gameboy Color vibes :)