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The Adventures of Shuggy

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The Adventures of Shuggy is a 2D platformer game with a heavy emphasis on puzzle solving.

Plot and setting

The player controls Shuggy, a vampire that inherits a mansion in Scottland from his grandmother. However, Shuggy finds out that the mansion is filled with hostile creatures so now he must vanish them from every room in the mansion. The levels are divided into five areas of the mansion: The Dungeon, The Boiler Room, The Gallery, The Graveyard and The Clocktower.

Gameplay

The game consists of more than 100 levels. The goal of each level is to collect every gem in the room to get a key that unlocks the next one.
Player's movements consist of walking and jumping. However, most levels incorporate unique mechanics that alter the playstyle and give Shuggy special abilities. Some rooms change the gravity; some give the player the ability to fly, swing on ropes. Some rooms incorporate blocks-based puzzles, teleportation spots, allow Shuggy to change his size and many more. Most levels are comparatively small and consist of one screen.
The game also offers a multiplayer mode. It can both be played online or locally. There are 36 level available for multiplayer and two modes: cooperative, where players have to work together to complete the level, and competitive, where players complete levels to earn squares on tic-tac-toe playfield.

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Developer
Smudged Cat Games Ltd
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Smudged Cat Games
Publisher
Smudged Cat Games Ltd, Smudged Cat Games, Valcon Games
Age rating
Not rated
Website
http://www.smudgedcat.com/shuggy.htm

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: XP
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 128 MB Video RAM and at least Shader Model 2.0
  • DirectX®: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 82 MB HD space
  • Additional: Xbox 360 controller officially supported

System requirements for Linux

Minimum:
  • OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit. S3TC support is NOT required.
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
  • Hard Drive: 150 MB HD space
  • Additional: SDL_GameController devices officially supported

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: 10.6.8, 32/64-bit
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
  • Hard Drive: 150 MB HD space
  • Additional: SDL_GameController devices officially supported
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Adventures of Shuggy Trailer (May 2012)
May 16, 2012
SmudgedCat
Let's Look At - The Adventures of Shuggy [PC/XBLA]
Jun 15, 2012
Northernlion
The Adventures of Shuggy: Plot Trailer
Jun 15, 2011
IGN
The Adventures of Shuggy - Indonesia Gameplay
Jan 13, 2015
MiawAug
GDC 2010: The Adventures of Shuggy Demo
Mar 11, 2010
GameSpot
Adventures of Shuggy // All Bosses
Sep 7, 2017
Beat That Boss
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Teamwork
Completed all the CoOp levels.
10.44%
Teleporting Perfectionist
Complete all the Teleporting Troubles levels.
15.38%
Face The Fear
Completed "Spike Dodging" without using the teleporter.
15.38%
Abridged
Completed "Extending Platform" without using the rope.
17.03%
Clock Tower Perfectionist
Completed all of the clocktower levels.
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✨🦇 Introducing The Adventures of Shuggy 🦇✨
Crazy intense level!
Shuggy trolls MysticGamer
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The Adventures of Shuggy reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Adventures of Shuggy is a very nice Puzzle Platformer where you have to strap your Head and also show some Skill. It took me just under 6 Hours of Play for the more than 100 Levels and none of these Levels were identical. Some were slightly light even in later Rooms but that didn't bother any further. The Boss fights are nicely done and on the one hand I can give a Buy recommendation for the Game. For 4.99 Euros, this Game Title is definitely worth it. Unfortunately, I couldn't try the Co-Op Mode with a Friend as none had any of that Time or Desire. But I think it also brings a lot of Fun.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
☯ What's going: Shuggy has found a new Home. Unfortunately, it contains many dangerous Beings that we now have to scare away individually with Shuggy. There are many different Rooms for this, such as Mini-games! [+] ■ cute Graphics ■ lots of different Puzzles ■ good background music [-] ■ There would have to be something standing here, but I like the Game So much that I wouldn't know what ~ ☯ My Conclusion: Adventures of Shuggy is roughly described a Platformer game, which is still so many more Mini-games Has ready and has several small Comic-like Cutscenes, for example, if you have managed one of the Doors. There are 4 or 5 large Doors in the whole, which also lead to another World. Within these Worlds, there are just about the 20-25 Mini-games. Very entertaining and well designed, in my Opinion!
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Microsoft from Deutsch
Unfortunately, I was influenced by the very positive Comments. Yes, surely Adventures of Shuggy is cuddly and cute, the Spaces are getting continual heavier and there are always new Elements that have been built in. However, none of this helps to the Fact that the Soundtrack and the entire Soundscape fall on the Nerves after a few Minutes so much that I only play the Game without Sound. In my Opinion, however, the biggest Shortcoming is the Control. I sat at my Controller as often as I did and have the Control cross on the left and right just to make sure I end up on the Platform. The Controls are so extremely spongy and delayed. She just doesn't feel fluid enough. To top it All off, it's also a 1 Hit-catch the Space from the front to Game. For sure, the Game is not supposed to be baby-light, but 1 Hit and starting over is just too harsh for me. Especially if the Control then also gets so riddled and the Soundscape starts to get around. I really didn't have a Nerve on the Game after 30 Minutes. Maybe this Kind of Platformer Is just not for me, who knows that. Fact is I can't recommend the Game with a clear Conscience. If it's on offer as it is at The moment, you might be able to try it out.
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