This game is rated PEGI 18
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Crude Humor, Drug, Drugs and Urinate.
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Sludge Life Review
Posted: 5 weeks ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.
Sludge Life is not big on explanation or tutorials, preferring the player to find things out through trial and error, exploration and social interaction with the characters. The gameplay incorporates parkour moves as you climb up onto rooftops, and point and click actions as you investigate machinery and talk to the inhabitants.
The main quest of the game is to paint graffiti everywhere, however there is also a puzzle element that unfolds as you engage with the characters. These culminate in three separate endings depending on how you play.
If you do not mind toilet gags, fart jokes and quests that have you smoking and getting high, and you enjoy offbeat and weird experiences then this game has plenty to entertain you.
In the US, ESRB state: As players progress through the game, their character can consume mushrooms (i.e., “zooms” in Sludge) that create screen-distortion effects, causing them to fly around the city; several characters are also depicted with dazed eyes from the effects of drugs. The game contains numerous drug references in the dialogue (e.g., “I could totally smoke RN, bong style...”; "Speaking of stash, my...nephews, may or may not, grow zooms up in them apartments"; "I'm like so high right now…"; "...You heard about those cool guys growing zooms in this building..."). Several instances of crude humor also appear in the game: the ability to take photos of feces in toilets; a dedicated flatulence button with sound effects; references in text/dialogue (e.g., "Urinate from the top of Glug Tower"; "I'm quite eager to recreate this double butthole phenomenon in human trials"; "You see the size of that deuce in the bathroom downstairs?").
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