Stick Figure Smash Two Review
December 8, 2011
By Maxwell J. Provo
The sequel to the horrendous original Stick Figure Smash blows its father out of the water. Though not the most involved game by far, Stick Figure Smash Two added new modes, a practice arena, and comes complete with better and more lucid instructions.
There are three different modes to choose from: Practice Mode, Score Mode, and Multiplayer Mode. In Practice Mode you are given an unlimited amount of time to hone your Stick Figure bashing and exploding. As in the original, you must fling it against the wall and floor or move it near your cursor and hit the spacebar to create an explosion in order to inflict damage upon it. Practice Mode is boring, but it is a nice touch by the developers.
How do the different game modes work?
In Score Mode, there are three ways to play. You can play Life, Six Figure Smash, or Original. In Life, you must deplete the Figure’s life bar in as little time as possible. At the end you are compared to the high scorers from around the world. (There are actually many people playing this game, unlike the solitary bachelor from Australia from the original.) In Six Figure Smash, you must deplete the life bars of six Figures as soon as you can. The challenge comes in when you kill four or five and need to figure out which Stick to target in order to kill it. As with Life, you are compared to players from around the world. In Original, you have sixty seconds to hurt the Stick as much as possible; this mode is the same as the original Score Mode from Stick Figure Smash One.
As well as these playable modes, there is a multiplayer mode where you can face the loser sitting next to you. The controls are split into AWSD to move the left stick and the arrow keys to move the right stick. The players must share the mouse and spacebar.
Stick Figure Smash Two surpasses its father by light years. Providing actual goals and challenges, this is a game that can easily pass the time between you ordering your pizza and it arriving at your doorstep. It takes ten minutes to play all of the modes. This is a great way to kill a few minutes.
RATING: 3.5 Sticks
Arrow keys to move the stick (alternatively AWSD keys); mouse to move the explosion zone; spacebar to create an explosion around the cursor; left click and hold the stick to drag it aroundStick Figure Smash 2 Game,