Posts Tagged ‘You Have To Burn The Rope’

Have You Played… You Have To Burn The Rope?

By Alec Meer on September 29th, 2014.

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Yesterday’s meme, today! It is, however, always possible that some of you missed out on You Have To Burn The Rope, possibly the most fiendish and inscrutable game of 2008.

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12 Games of Christmas: You Have To Burn The Rope

By RPS on December 20th, 2008.


What could be in a name? Clues. Instructions. Jokes. Anagrams. Inspiration itself?

For the eighth game of Christmas, my true blog gave to me…
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Demaking The Rope Burning

By John Walker on September 1st, 2008.

Guess what you have to do.

Heavens to Betsy, someone’s demade You Have To Burn The Rope!

As part of TigSource’s Bootleg Demakes compo (now closed), entrant Blueberry has created Advanced Set The Rope On Fire Cartridge. And a mighty feat it is too. Not only rolling back the sophisticated 2D graphics of the original, they’ve also adhered to the specific rule that it must in some way change the way the original game plays. Twist ending! (Via IndieGames)

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YHTBTR Updates Update

By John Walker on April 8th, 2008.

Pretty much a certainty for our Game Of The Year, You Have To Burn The Rope is the game that’s taking the world by storm. Since we originally covered it here, things that already existed have been noticed by us, inevitably a result of our coverage + time machines. Here’s a quick round-up:

First off, the teaser trailer:

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You Have To Burn The Rope: UPDATE

By John Walker on April 5th, 2008.

I'm nearly a hero. Thanks to Steve Avery for the tip.

Videogames are getting so hard these days.

UPDATE: Exclusive RPS Walkthrough now available.

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