Walkie Tonky

Indiegames linked us to a lovely little prototype demo from Pieces Interactive. It’s a side-scrolling smash ’em up called Walkie Tonky. In it you play an alien robot with telescopic legs, who, having been dropped off on the mothership, is off on a rampage. Kick and flail arms to do damage, or simply extend legs to step your way over trouble. I love the silhouette/shadow-puppet visuals on this one. There’s a direct link to the 20mb download here.


  1. Heliocentric says:

    Damnit! I downloaded this already, but the smallest of my offsprings took too long to fall asleep and I was tired by the time I came back to my pc!

    Now the only opinion I can offer is that the screen shots are pretty, I am a failure of a human being.

  2. Rattus says:

    Definitely try this, i was overjoyed with sound effects, which are tied to game action – kick something and get a cymbal sound perfectly fitting music.

  3. Fede says:

    Reminds vaguely of one of Kyle Gabler’s experimental projects

  4. Pags says:

    Oooooh hoo hoo hoo!

    Slow download is slow, so I’m just going to sit and look at the pretty screenshots for a bit and OH MY GOODNESS a trailer! Oooh hoo hoo hoo!

  5. BC says:

    the mirrors on the website download it a hell of a lot faster

  6. Pags says:

    Yes, when I saw there was a Mediafire mirror I used that instead. This game is officially ‘pretty super’. I especially enjoying plucking the shells tanks launch at me out of the air and throwing them back at them. I also like the noise the robot makes when he is hurted.

  7. SpoonySeeker says:

    Ugh, besides the graphics this game really doesn’t have anything going for it. Boring gameplay, frequent bugs, uninspired, etc

  8. Smee says:

    I love the classic keyboard sound effects. Love them.

    No mention of the unlockable Challenge mode in which you have to take a garden gnome to the end of the level? It’s the recoloured gnome from Half Life Episode 2 to boot.

  9. Smee says:

    Actually, it’s all very reminiscent of Kyle Gabler’s experiment ‘Robot and the Cities that Built Him’, now that I come to think of it.

    link to 2dboy.com

  10. Angel Dust says:

    Visually it looks very much like the awesome PSP game Patapon to me. I will definitely download this and give it a go as soon as I get home.

  11. rob says:

    The clapping in this game is glorious.

  12. A-Scale says:

    Why is this not a flash game?

  13. Wedge says:

    Oh wow, this is pretty cool actually. Love the music integration, and fun little bit of gameplay.

  14. WarpRattler says:

    So is that 20MB in English megabytes?

    Just installed, but I need sleep, so I’ll play after classes…14 hours or so from now. If the suspense doesn’t kill me before then, of course.

  15. Dan says:

    Really fun game, I must have played through it 3 times in the last hour or so.

    Spoonyseeker, I’m not sure you’re playing the same game? I’ve not encountered a single bug.

  16. Naurgul says:

    The gameplay is not excellent but it’s anything from mediocre to above average. The graphics/style and the music/sounds make this worth a try, at least.