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The Knobbly Crook
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Graphics: HD, 32-bit color
|Short game||Can be completed within 30 minutes|
|Medium length game||Takes at least 30 mins to finish|
|Full length game||As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic|
|Non-adventure game||Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!|
|Joke game||You know when it fits this category ;)|
|Demo||Unfinished games / commercial games|
|Training game||Games made just to try out AGS|
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About this gameEnter the surreal, disturbing, and ridiculous world of the Knobbly Crook in this old-school point-and-click adventure. O'Sirus the Snip is a simple paper farmer driven to epic adventure by a spooky face with a spookier voice. He will ultimately seek to become a Knobbcrookian royal guard–a Guffaloon. Stories of their heroic battles against the fearsome Bogold empire echo throughout the Crook. Unfortunately, theyâ€™re not currently recruiting simple paper farmers. Heâ€™s going to have to use every dirty trick in his book to cheat his way to the top and that means YOU will need to understand the key elements of the Knobbly Crook - Rock, Paper, and Scissors. Creatures of stone crush the metallic Knobbcrookians. The Knobbcrookians herd and farm paper animals. Fearsome stone giants fear tiny paper animals.
AGS Awards Wins
Won, Best Freeware Game Created with AGS 2018
Won, Best Background Art 2018
AGS Awards Nominations
Nominated, Best Game Created with AGS 2018
Nominated, Best Writing 2018
Nominated, Best Character Art 2018
Nominated, Best Animation 2018
Nominated, Best Music & Sound 2018
Nominated, Best Voice Work 2018
5 people commented on this game (newest first):
Apart from a few cringey jokes and a rather rushed ending that throws a ton of huge plot points at you in just a few minutes, it's overall a great fun and intriguing game that has truly unique worldbuilding and visuals.
The quality of backgrounds, character art, animations, voices and sounds is outstanding and is usually only found in commercial games.
Some puzzles are difficult and I had to refer to the video walkthrough on YouTube.
Labelling hotspots would have helped because it can be hard to find objects in the busy backgrounds.
Overall, it's a must-play and you won't regret it if you're prepared to put some effort to understand this crazy world :)