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05-11-2011, 12:36 AM #1
Stealth Bastard: Tactical Espionage Arsehole
Stealth Bastard looks like a cross between Super Meat Boy and whatever your favorite stealth game is. It's free but I am literally too lazy to try it out even though it is free so I am informing everyone here in the hopes that people will try it and report back on its quality. I'm actually not a massive platforming fan and I don't have the masochistic streak it takes to enjoy something like Super Meat Boy or VVVVVV so I might actually sit this out entirely. Still, I figure that plenty of people here will perhaps enjoy it.
I leave you, now, with a trailer.
05-11-2011, 12:48 AM #2
Your Jedi mind tricks won't work on me, boy.
05-11-2011, 12:59 AM #3
Love the name, and watched the trailer earlier. But I don't see any bastardry.
05-11-2011, 01:08 AM #4
But yes, gameplay looks fantastic. Something like this always comes down to the tightness of the controls, which is something that's impossible to gather from a video.
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05-11-2011, 01:13 AM #5
Abe's Oddysee vibes here.
05-11-2011, 01:16 AM #6Stealth games are awesome. Hiding from The Man, skulking in shadows, the thrill of the unseen infiltration. But why do they have to be so... slow?
05-11-2011, 01:35 AM #7
Although I suppose you're kind of right in that I'm trying to get people to play it. The reason, though, is because I don't want to waste my time on it if it's not fun.
So I guess my mind tricks might not work on you after all.
05-11-2011, 02:18 AM #8
Spent the last hour eventually the aforementioned meatboyness of it all started to grate, on the last level of the second chapter (helios on the high score table btw) but a well made puzzle platformer, nice to see convictions light as writing on the wall get an airing.
Mantling down off an edge only worked like 10% of the time, and the level where you need to crush the flying drone with the lift had zero sign posting that you had to do that.
An excellent game I never want to play again*, checkpoints could be more generous though but i can see this being developed further in the later levels, I just think when the leaping and sneaking around the rotating light source was misjudged.
*i really hate the meatboy,
05-11-2011, 02:25 AM #9
I fully support and endorse this game for people who enjoy this sort of game.All times I have enjoyed greatly, have suffered greatly, both with those that loved me, and alone.
05-11-2011, 06:10 AM #10
Bugger - genuine apologies. Although it's not an excuse, I am somewhat drunken this evening and am prone to talking shit.
Also when drunk.
Again - sorry. I hereby grant you free licence to troll the next five topics or comments I make on RPS.
05-11-2011, 07:49 AM #11
As to the game in question: it's quite fun, looks great, and has peachy-keen mechanics. It's lovely that they're giving it away for free, as I have paid for games that were definitely inferior to this one.
05-11-2011, 10:34 AM #12
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It closes with an ad for Explodemon. They should've charged for this and given that away, having much more fun with this one.
05-11-2011, 11:37 AM #13
05-11-2011, 01:31 PM #14
The name is beautiful. I may be checking this out later on
05-11-2011, 03:30 PM #15
anyone else get a dll error upon startup?
07-11-2011, 02:29 PM #16
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Just downloaded this and gave it a whirl, it's strangely compelling and a blast to play.
18-11-2011, 10:49 PM #17
Just finished it.
71 deaths on the last level alone.
19-11-2011, 04:29 PM #18
Ah by the name i hoped for some new real stealth game,anyway this looks kinda cool.