This game is rated PEGI 3
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Posted: 3 months ago.
You play a robot that's light years off-course, low on power, and has one critical goal: throw an epic surprise party so the colonists don't freak out when they defrost. To do this you must explore the levels to find the supplies you need to transform the ship from a cold wayward vessel into a stellar celebration.
It's a game where you must work with real physics. This means you jump, roll, and fling yourself to get through each area's blockages and challenges. Unlike platform games like Ori and the Blind Forest, the challenge is intentionally forgiving. Controls are simple drag and release and if you die you can start again from where you left off.
The result is a game about bouncing around and having fun. But also it's a game about remaining hopeful when life seems to be impossible. The plucky little robot, chilled out vibe and generous intentions of the game maker combine to create an approachable and endearing experience.
You can play this game in the following styles:
3+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Really young players can enjoy this provided they can direct the jumping and be willing to persevere at harder levels. The simple controls and relaxed feel of the game reduces frustration of other platform games.
You can choose Magic Aiming Help so that play slows down while you aim your next jump. You can also turn on a Virtual Cursor that shows you the trajectory of your next jump.
You aim with the Left Stick and jump with a single press.
The visuals are quite dark without great contrast. However the cursor does offer a bright indication of direction. Any intractable elements in the level are highlighted with a white glow. You also emit a burst of particles from your droid when you boost, which also helps locate them on the screen. Collectibles are highlighted with a bright glow.
The game provides sounds that relate to the different surfaces you strike. You can tell if you have hit a surface that recharge your jumps by the sound that is made and the animated lights of the droid.
The text illustrates tone with some subtle movement.
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