Cracked Crusaders places a singular view on motion platformers, that includes a number of dungeons and customizable characters to swap between.
Cracked Crusaders is a humorous journey recreation on Android and iOS created by Webbysoft. It options the story of three characters: Milton, the Shepard, Dory the duck, and Holly the canine (Dory has dialogue, by the way in which).
Unexpectedly, of their cozy little city of Lach Valley, some dungeon crawling creatures kidnapped their flock of sheep. From there, the trio determined that they might do no matter it takes to save lots of their sheep.
Then, the wondrous wizard, Lumbario seems from underground with an enthusiastic “What’s up, guys!” and decides to information the crew on their journey. Within the recreation, Lumbario offers you ideas and methods earlier than getting into every dungeon.
You’ll be able to freely swap between the three characters and even change their look, similar to their fur/pores and skin tones. And only for the visuals, every time you begin the sport, the character you’re at the moment utilizing shall be proven on the beginning display screen in a panic.
The beautiful colours of the 2D platformer deliver the sport to life, with some stable music within the background to coincide with the atmosphere. The sport begins off straightforward sufficient, with you exploring every dungeon with the purpose of discovering the realm’s boss (Dungeon Masters).
Apparently, though there isn’t any map like in lots of platformers, you may unlock one however looking out the realm for a treasure chest. Every location has a chest with a map in it, which can let you know the place the boss is positioned.
Early on, bosses don’t combat you once you discover their lairs. They only sit there and whimper in concern as you poke them with a wood sword to their loss of life (this after placing up indicators speaking smack all through the areas).
As you progress, extra enemies will present up of various sorts and the Dungeon Masters will turn into stronger and can combat. One of many difficult issues is that you simply’ll lose a life every time you are taking successful from an enemy.
And also you begin out with solely three, though early ranges are simpler to take care of. That is the place it’s good to fill up on gear.
Every time you full a dungeon, you may earn as much as three stars. As you accumulate them, they can be utilized to buy higher weapons (look, we love the ol’ wood sword, however who doesn’t need an improve, proper?).
You may also use stars to buy consumable objects that may give you a lift in well being amongst different issues. You’ll be able to even buy a gun unleash the led on any foes who get in your means (though fairly costly early on at 50 stars).
The gameplay is lots fulfilling as you get a fast-paced, arcade-style recreation. There are over 100 ranges to assist maintain the sport recent, and the flexibility to unlock higher gear retains your curiosity as nicely.
It’s additionally fairly satisfying. Whenever you full a dungeon, and you earned three stars, you achieve satisfaction by understanding that you simply’re getting nearer to unlocking some higher weapons.
The general gameplay in Cracked Crusaders is enjoyable, as seamlessly hopping from one platform to the opposite, and smashing on the heads of enemies alongside the way in which is nice enjoyable.
The story of Milton, Dory, and Holly going out of your traditional village trio to kick-butt warriors, and fairly cool as nicely (and humorous). Having the ability to change characters is enjoyable as nicely, principally for the aesthetics, as doing so doesn’t impact gameplay or something.
One factor I’ve talked about prior to now is how essential sound is to a online game. The Cracked Crusaders sounds and music mix in properly with the sport’s strategy and modifications after every stage.
Its fast-paced music will get you in a operating and hopping temper. In a means, you may sort of really feel the urgency of our heroes via the music.
After which the visuals are stable as nicely, whether or not you’re within the transient out of doors settings or the within the darkish, creepy dungeons, the general presentation is clear.
Cracked Crusaders is an fulfilling, long-lasting recreation. Its good of mix of traditional dungeon-crawling, with its cute story, audio, visuals and colourful characters make for a stable cellular expertise.