|Title||Rag Doll Kung Fu|
|Release Date||Oct 12, 2005|
|Genre||PC > Indie|
Rag Doll Kung Fu is a fast-paced fighting game that combines the charm of rag dolls with the intensity of martial arts. Developed by Mark Healey, best known for his work on the game LittleBigPlanet, this game brings a unique twist to the traditional fighting game genre. It was released in 2005 for Microsoft Windows and later made its way to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
In Rag Doll Kung Fu, players control a rag doll character in a 3D environment and engage in melee combat with other rag dolls. The game features over 20 different characters, each with their own special moves and abilities. Players can choose to fight against the computer in different difficulty levels or challenge their friends in multiplayer mode.
The controls in this game are simple and intuitive, making it easy for beginners to pick up and play. Players can attack, block, and perform various combinations of moves to defeat their opponents. The game also incorporates elements of physics, making the fight scenes more entertaining and unpredictable.
The Art Style
Rag Doll Kung Fu has a distinctive visually appealing art style that combines elements of Chinese and Japanese culture with a cartoonish touch. The rag doll characters are designed to be cute yet fierce, with exaggerated features and lively animations. The environments are also well-designed, with vibrant colors and beautiful backdrops that add to the game’s overall charm.
The game’s soundtrack is a blend of traditional Asian music and modern beats, creating a unique and immersive experience for players. The sound effects, including the grunt and groans of the rag dolls, add a comedic element to the game and make the fight scenes even more enjoyable.
Upon its release, Rag Doll Kung Fu received positive reviews for its unique concept, fun gameplay, and charming art style. It won several awards, including “Best Physics” and “Best Original Game” at the Independent Games Festival in 2006. It also gained a cult following and has been praised by players and critics alike for its entertainment value.
“Rag Doll Kung Fu is a wonderfully realised and great value package that brilliantly brings together fighting, hilarity and cutting edge technology.” – Eurogamer
Rag Doll Kung Fu may not have achieved mainstream success, but it has left a lasting impact on the gaming industry. The game’s physics-based combat system has been emulated in many other games, and its art style has inspired other developers to think outside the box. Most notably, the game’s creator, Mark Healey, went on to work on the hugely successful game LittleBigPlanet, which also features rag doll characters.
“Rag Doll Kung Fu is a perfect example of how a game can be both silly and seriously entertaining.” – GameSpot
Rag Doll Kung Fu may have been a small, indie game, but it has made a big impact on the gaming world. Its unique concept, fun gameplay, and charming art style have made it a beloved game among players. If you’re looking for a fighting game that is both fun and lighthearted, then Rag Doll Kung Fu is definitely worth a try.
System RequirementsMinimum: Pentium3 800 MHz (or compatible), 256 MB RAM, GeForce 2 (or compatible), Windows 98, Internet connection for Steam
Will be choppy with 8 AI players or in a big online game. Multi mice will only work with Windows XP
Recommended: Pentium4 1500 MHz (or compatible), 512MB RAM, DirectX 9 compatible graphics card, Windows XP, Internet connection for Steam
Will work fine with most DirectX 9 compatible graphics cards.
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- Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded file, typically in your Downloads folder.
- Double-click the downloaded file to start the installation process.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to install the game.
- Once the installation is complete, the game will be ready to play.