In Fig 8. you control a bicycle through technical diagram suburbia.
from 7 ratings
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Intuition Games, Mike Boxleiter, Greg Wohlwend
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Now, the whole precision steering angle is a little more interesting than I make it out to be. Given the tree infested – or possibly rock infested, or angry blob infested – chunk of suburbia you have to pedal through, finding a decent path is a challenge. It’s extremely difficult to get through anything more than about the first four minutes without crashing, and it’s the good kind of hard. Not the achingly addictive, glorious, “I can’t do it but I have to or I’m going to be thinking about it all day” kind of hard, but good nonetheless.
The thing is that while the score multiplier system is interesting, and the game has – as mentioned before – a good amount of style points going for it, the repetitive nature of the game gets old fairly quickly. I tired of it within 15 minutes, but as always, your mileage may vary. One friend I showed it to was still playing an hour later, and the last I’ve heard, he’s still going at it during lunch breaks.
A solidly average 2.5 stars, rounded up to 3 for my review score. Not a bad browser game by far. Now if we could only get that graphical style in, say, a top-down TF2 demake… hmmm…