Don’t Diss The Streams: Streemerz

Clowns: No laughing matter.

A jog over to IndieGames.com has led me to a couple of finds tonight, the first of which is a flash version of the freeware fan remake of ancient NES game Streemerz, which sees players zipping around levels using nothing more than an enormously awkward diagonal ‘Streamer’, or grappling hook. It’s neat, the dialogue is incredible and the remake adds checkpoints and a grab-bag of different modes. Go and enjoy!

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12 Comments

  1. pupsikaso says:

    With this post, looks like Quinns is officially back :D

  2. Alexander Norris says:

    I thought this would be gimmicky and annoying and artificially hard but it’s actually great fun. Thanks for that. :D

  3. Ricc says:

    This is astonishingly fun, though Doctor Y made me touch his balls over and over again, already. Pretty tough.

    Has the NES game been a direct insipiration for VVVVVV, or was the reference cleverly added to the remake? The games certainly share a few similarities on first look.

    • geldonyetich says:

      After 88 deaths I decided I was done. I’ve had it up to here with Dr. Y’s balls. The clowns are no laughing matter, and the $15 was not worth it.

    • PleasingFungus says:

      Argh, no, I’m an idiot, it is a remake, but it’s also a parody of the indie scene. (Hence the VVVVVV bit.)

      edit button, why hast thou forsaken me

  4. MD says:

    I am touching Master Y’s balls far too frequently :((

  5. bakaohki says:

    I keep on wondering whether the playthrough video on youtube is AI code…

  6. Hmm-Hmm. says:

    I’m on level B16 now, and I’m at a section where the game is proving to be rather.. eh.. painful for my fingers.

  7. Jayt says:

    Late in the game the checkpoints become frustratingly far apart.