Drink More Glurp

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Platforms: Nintendo Switch and PC

Genres: Action, Simulation and Sports

Released: August 2020. Added to this library 2 weeks ago, last updated 2 days ago.

Overview

Drink More Glurp is a wacky sports game where you take turns to play athletic challenges. The twist is that you have to control your over-long arms with a separate joystick and your body is a wheel you can roll along on if you lift your arms right up. You can move and grab with each arm using a button and stick for each.

It's a mix of simplicity and complexity that becomes actually quite intuitive to use as you get used to it. Still, you do have to wrestle with the real world physics. Executing the right move takes both precision and timing.

Run, jump, throw and compete with up to 20 people in the Party Mode or aim to score on the online leaderboards in Challenge Mode. Each time you play the activities and your abilities change depending on the sponsor. This might add low gravity or super-strength throughout. Or maybe sticky arms or exploding fists.

The funny physics and enjoyment of watching other people grabble with the controls makes this a great game to play together. Also, because it's turn-taking there's none of the usual pressure to perform at the same time as each other.

Commitment

Duration: It takes between 1 minute and 3 minutes to play a round of this game. Depending on how many players are competing.
 
Players: You can play with 20 players in the same room and up to 1 player online. Take turns with up to 20 people locally, or compete in online leaderboards. Players can drop in and drop out at any time and you only need one controller is all you need.

Costs

Does not include in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.

Ratings

Rated PEGI 3+.

ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for Mild Fantasy Violence and Crude Humour.

Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Accessibility

This game supports accessibility in the following ways:
  • Difficulty: It's an intentionally difficult game, although some of the sponsor's effects can help mitigate this. You are only competing against your friends so the bar is as high as they are.
  • Reading: There is minimal reading, although you need to read the rules for each new contest. The text quite large and dark on a light background or vice versa.
  • Controls: Disable vibration. Edit controls on PC. Control instructions are on the screen each time you visit a new activity.
  • Image calibration: Limited, although you can change the colour of your character and add high visibility headgear.
  • Audio calibration: Set audio and music independently.

System settings: Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators... read more.


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