Give Up Robot 2
Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 9:29PM
Richard Terrell (KirbyKid) in Difficulty Design, Level Design, Mechanics, Platformer, Review, Skill

Gamasutra posted a best of 2010 top 10 indie games. Many are freeware PC games. So, I'll play as many as I can and analyze their design. 

 

Give Up Robot 2 (GUR2) earned spot number 1 according to Gamasutra. As you may expect the game is good. Play it for yourself here. I beat it in a single sitting in about an hour. From the core mechanics outward, this is a quick analysis. 

 

Mechanics

 

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Skills

 

Level Design and Development

The red line at the end is hidden behind the blue.
Difficulty Design

 

Genius, Style, and Other Shortcomings

 

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