In the game "Getting Over It," you'll change into a character by the name of Diogenes. He is imprisoned in a cauldron and must raise his body with a Yosemite hammer. through the use of a mouse (controllers are also supported but will be more challenging). Bennett Foddy provides voice commentary throughout the game on various philosophical subjects. Additionally, there are quotes in the commentary that speak to frustration and tenacity in the face of loss of all player credit. As the player soars higher and higher, the challenge will increase. Current game progress won't be secure. They run the risk of ruin. When the player flies into space and reaches the highest point in the game, it is over. Then the game will inquire as to whether the player is recording their gameplay. If not, they will be sent to the chat room where they can talk to other players who have finished the level.
- To play, use your mouse.
- To move left or right: swivel to left or right.
- The goal of the game is to use your hammer to push the character up the various barriers in your path in order to reach the mountain's summit.
- You must use your mouse to swing the hammer in order to move the character. The upper body of the character can be moved by moving the mouse up or down. You can climb up obstacles by moving the character forward by using the mouse to swing the hammer.
- The character could fall back down the mountain if you swing the hammer too forcefully. When negotiating challenging mountain terrain, it's critical to make precise movements and take your time.