Escape Goat is a puzzle platformer where you take control of a goat, who has been imprisoned for witchcraft, and overcome traps and obstacles to escape the Prison of Agnus. Fear not, for with your supreme agility, sturdy horns, and the help of a magic mouse friend, you can turn the tables on foes and use the environment to your advantage.
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Fecha de lanzamiento: 14 jun. 2012

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“Escape Goat does a bang-up job of providing those all-important "a-ha!" moments of satisfaction, when you solve a puzzle, or get the timing of some jumps just right, and manage finally to complete an area. That's what keeps you playing right through to the end.”
8/10 – IGN

“… incredibly fun puzzle platformer with a rockin’ soundtrack.”
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“With the ability to tackle levels at your own pace, and some masterfully-tuned difficulty, we can guarantee that you’ve never played a better goat-centric game.”
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Escape Goat is a puzzle platformer where you take control of a goat, who has been imprisoned for witchcraft, and overcome traps and obstacles to escape the Prison of Agnus. Fear not, for with your supreme agility, sturdy horns, and the help of a magic mouse friend, you can turn the tables on foes and use the environment to your advantage.

  • Ten unique zones to conquer. Can you reach and rescue the friendly sheep in each?
  • Tackle over 50 rooms of puzzles. Find hidden machinery and destructible elements to transform them and reach the exit!
  • Built-in, fully featured level editor. Create, modify and share entire game worlds.

Escape Goat reigned for 20 months at the #1 spot on the IndieGamerChick leaderboard (November 2011-July 2013)!

The sheep are slumbering... can you awaken them all?

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Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Mínimo:
    • SO: Windows XP Service Pack 3
    • Procesador: Dual Core CPU
    • Memoria: 1 GB de RAM
    • Gráficos: DirectX 9.0c compatible video card
    • DirectX: Versión 9.0c
    • Almacenamiento: 100 MB de espacio disponible
    Mínimo:
    • SO: Snow Leopard 10.6.8
    • Procesador: Dual Core CPU
    • Memoria: 1 GB de RAM
    • Gráficos: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Almacenamiento: 100 MB de espacio disponible
    Mínimo:
    • SO: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit. S3TC support is NOT required.
    • Procesador: Dual core CPU
    • Memoria: 1 GB de RAM
    • Gráficos: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
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RaGoddess
( 8.0 h registradas )
Publicado el 3 de mayo
Honestly so simple as good! You must scape the Prison solving puzzles and rescuing cute sheeps!

+Great puzzles
+Entertaining
+Nice and simple pixel art
+You can unlock new levels more difficult when you finish it

-Musica loops and after a while can get annoying

It's a really good game if you like puzzles! You won't get bored!
Hawkins, Beardmage
( 3.8 h registradas )
Publicado el 1 de mayo
I once described the plot of this game to someone, but instead of saying it was a fantastic puzzle-platformer videogame, I claimed it was a fantastic Russian short story. They thought it sounded fascinating.
baby jesus
( 2.8 h registradas )
Publicado el 12 de abril
Solid puzzle platformer with tight controls and good puzzles. For some reason I though this was going to be too puzzly or too hardcore (ala super meat boy) but the balance and difficulty is just right. The art is strangely pleasing to look at as well, and a goat works surprisingly well as a main character.

What truly makes it work however are the little touches, there is something primal and emotive about the sheep, goat, sleeping, and the phrases they use. I hope in future games MagicalTimeBean puts more context into things because they have a knack for it.
Goaty McGoatface
( 2.1 h registradas )
Publicado el 12 de abril
I didn't grow up playing Mario games on an N64 or whatever gaming thingy my generation was supposed to grow up with, so maybe that's why I just never got the hang of platformers. I'm terrible at them. I got this because it involves goats and I'm an idiot who can't resist a good goat pun. "Escape Goat"? Brilliant! Ha ha ha! I'm giving this a thumbs up with a caveat: I can't truly say whether or not this is a good game because I have no idea what a good platformer actually looks like. Is this a good platformer? I don't know. But the game seems to run just fine and hasn't been too frustrating for someone who's bad at platformers, there's even a level editor, and most importantly... yeah, you play as a goat.
Wakisashi
( 8.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 6 de abril
I loved this platforming game so much I 100% the game achievements AND had fun while doing it. So much fun to be had with Escape Goat! You start over a lot, but each level is pretty fast paced, so it moves quickly.
Ted Manatee
( 0.1 h registradas )
Publicado el 4 de abril
This game and the sequel are dope. I played this game and the sequel through on my brother's computer and have been thirsting to play again. That mouse is a champ, and looks fly in his hat.
Dave
( 3.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 24 de marzo
Really fun!! Though a bit short.
Punished Rufure
( 6.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 22 de marzo
escape goat is a game where you play as a goat, who was punished for the crimes of witchcraft.

the music is very catchy, had me humming it at times

some of the levels are frustrating until you realize what you have to do.

the graphics are sort of meh, but all in all it's really good!

:tongue:

edit: the harder parts made me rip my hair out 10/10 would play again
CollectibleCampionIn60FPS
( 2.6 h registradas )
Publicado el 17 de marzo
An underated favorite of mine from 2011. It's a perfect blend of platforming, puzzle solving and clever rube goldberg level design with some great music to boot. It's a little on the short side, but it's priced appropriately. Overall a very good game that you can't go wrong with.
catwolf57
( 4.9 h registradas )
Publicado el 14 de marzo
Amazing Game, I Love The Minor Difficulty That Increases Over Time.
Salarn
( 2.0 h registradas )
Publicado el 28 de febrero
https://youtu.be/wlinRu3MmLc

This puzzle platform not only gives the player a goat convicted of witchcraft to control but a magic mouse. Together this unlike duel must solved numerous puzzles in order to secure their freedom.

The puzzle difficulty has a good learning curve and offers some very mind twisting puzzles at the end. Various abilities keep the puzzle offerings fresh.
SuddenlyCatwoman
( 1.8 h registradas )
Publicado el 21 de febrero
Charming little puzzle platformer. Great artstyle, tight controls, chill music. Gives you that feeling of being really clever when you complete a room.
Hikarino
( 4.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 10 de febrero
He comprado este juego ayer y me quedé un poco estupefacto de como puede haber un juego de una cabra violeta de plataformas. De ahí en la 1ª hora aprecié que era de puzzles y acabé teniendo muchas ganas de intentar terminarlo tras ver los logros de este (sobretodo el de 45 minutos).

Por otro lado, en términos de dificultad, algún puzzle me llegó a resultar un poco difícil pero nada del otro mundo. Lo único que me costó fue el logro de Dareevil, en el cual precisas de un timing perfecto. No tengo nada que decir al respecto de la música, solo que es enganchante y da una buena ambientación en los mundos.

Recomiendo altamente el juego para aquellos que le (gusten las cabras) encante el género de plataformas y de puzzles, es una compra que por su módico precio (con el descuento de Lunar Year Sale) no llegará a decepcionar a los jugadores.

PD: Dejo aquí una guía para los logros: http://steamcommunity.com/app/251370
MEDVEDIC
( 3.2 h registradas )
Publicado el 10 de febrero
Oh boy, what a hidden gem. This game is quite fun and if u like puzzle platformers u have to play it.

Gonna buy a sequel when I get some free time.
vanhin
( 3.0 h registradas )
Publicado el 7 de febrero
Fulfilled my high expectations.
Nice puzzles :)
Ariandel
( 5.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 18 de enero
I bought Escape Goat for two reasons: it's a puzzle platformer, and Escape Goat 2 is a Double Fine title.

This game is actually quite challenging, but it never feels impossible, and the "obvious" solution isn't always wise. The controls are very responsive, the graphics are nostalgic and simple, and the music is fitting.

If you enjoy puzzle platformers, make sure to give this one a try, it's well worth the $5.00.
Spyro
( 1.3 h registradas )
Publicado el 18 de enero
A capricious little puzzle game that's challenging with a goat storyline to boot. great for retro game fans, especially. 8/10
aris
( 1.0 h registradas )
Publicado el 5 de enero
Escape Goat proves itself to be an entertaining game, even though such entertainment doesn't motivate you to play for hours such as the bigger games with giant budgets releasing nowadays. When playing it, one would surely remember their days of playing browser games on websites dedicated solemnly to hosting them, both because of its visuals and how the gameplay works. It is extremely charming, and I honestly can see it being featured in the library of any kind of person.
BitsOBacon
( 12.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 2 de enero
Amazing game.
Noser
( 4.5 h registradas )
Publicado el 31 de diciembre de 2015
Even less fair than Escape Goat 2. If that sounds like a positive thing to you than this is probably a must-buy for you, but otherwise stay away.
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I didn't grow up playing Mario games on an N64 or whatever gaming thingy my generation was supposed to grow up with, so maybe that's why I just never got the hang of platformers. I'm terrible at them. I got this because it involves goats and I'm an idiot who can't resist a good goat pun. "Escape Goat"? Brilliant! Ha ha ha! I'm giving this a thumbs up with a caveat: I can't truly say whether or not this is a good game because I have no idea what a good platformer actually looks like. Is this a good platformer? I don't know. But the game seems to run just fine and hasn't been too frustrating for someone who's bad at platformers, there's even a level editor, and most importantly... yeah, you play as a goat.
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Honestly so simple as good! You must scape the Prison solving puzzles and rescuing cute sheeps!

+Great puzzles
+Entertaining
+Nice and simple pixel art
+You can unlock new levels more difficult when you finish it

-Musica loops and after a while can get annoying

It's a really good game if you like puzzles! You won't get bored!
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An underated favorite of mine from 2011. It's a perfect blend of platforming, puzzle solving and clever rube goldberg level design with some great music to boot. It's a little on the short side, but it's priced appropriately. Overall a very good game that you can't go wrong with.
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Escape Goat proves itself to be an entertaining game, even though such entertainment doesn't motivate you to play for hours such as the bigger games with giant budgets releasing nowadays. When playing it, one would surely remember their days of playing browser games on websites dedicated solemnly to hosting them, both because of its visuals and how the gameplay works. It is extremely charming, and I honestly can see it being featured in the library of any kind of person.
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I'm totally recommend this game.

Don't let My record trick you, I've beaten this game around 32 hours with DRM-Free version that I've got a while back from IndieGameStand along with Steam key.

Escape Goat is a well crafted puzzle platformer indie game and has a balanced difficulties also sometime quite challenging in some levels for instance when you're getting into the end of level, the puzzle get a bit more difficult to solved and sometime you ended up trying over and over again.


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¿Te gustan las cabras? ¿Y los ratones? ¿Y los calabozos endemoniados llenos de peligros donde solo puedes huir porque tu único poder es dar cabezasos? ESTE JUEGO ES PARA TÍ.

Hablando en serio. Muy buen juego.

Buena música.
Gráficos old.
Jugabilidad excelente.
IA extrema.
Mención especial para el equipo de diseño de los cromos y fondos de perfil de Steam.

Nota: Manito arriba si eres de los míos, y no dejas morir a tu amigo el ratón y te lo llevas siempre al final de cada nivel.

10/10
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Eres una cabra y has sido acusada por supuestos cargos de hechicería, tu castigo es ser encerrada en la peligrosa prisión de Agnus de la que deberás escapar con la ayuda de un ratoncito con poderes mágicos.
Lo sé, la trama es igual de bizarra que la de Goat Simulator, pero, entre ambos juegos hay una línea muy larga, porque Escape Goat es un verdadero juego, uno capaz de lograr que lo ames en las 4-5 horas que dura su campaña. Gráficas retro y música de la época del nes te provocará nostalgia y seguramente recordarás grandes clásicos de la era de esta mítica consola. Si amaste y disfrutaste Super Meat boy y juegos de puzzles, Escape Goat será la ambrosía que te alimentará por horas, en cambio sí detestas lo difícil, pensar y simplemente repetir niveles, aléjate y ve a jugar Minecraft o CoD.
4/5
Reseña completa: http://www.gatodepc.com/1218/resena/resena-escape-goat-para-pc
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http://www.dresinos.com/2014/01/escape-goat-completado.html

Plataformas 2D en el cual manejamos una cabra y debemos de escapar de una especie de prisión, rescatando ovejas durante la huida, con la ayuda de un ratón.

El control del juego es muy sencillo, la cabra que manejamos además de moverse y saltar puede hacer un doble salto e impulsarse hacia delante un poco en cada salto, combinando ambos se puede llegar más lejos. También tenemos un ratón, el cual podemos lanzarlo para que se cuele por sitios donde no cogemos y active algún interruptor.

Los niveles del juego son cortos, en todo momento vemos en la pantalla la totalidad del nivel. En algunos para pasárselos es mas cuestión de nuestra habilidad, y en la mayoría hay que resolver algún puzle.

Un aspecto negativo del juego es su duración, lo normal es pasárselo en menos de dos horas (poco más de una hora y media he tardado yo) dependiendo de nuestra habilidad ya que algún nivel puede parecer complicado. Una vez completado se desbloquean unos nuevos niveles mucho más difíciles, lo que sumado a los logros puede alargar su duración.

Mi Puntuación del juego seria de 8 sobre 10. ★
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Realmente entretenido con niveles desafiantes pero no desesperantes. Un juego corto e intenso que deja con ganas de más.. El control es perfecto y ayuda soberanamente a que la experiencia sea más satisfactoria si cabe. Los niveles son muy variados y están acompañados de una música muy alegre y queno cansa en ningún momento. El estilo retro en el diseño general del juego le viene como anillo al dedo. En resumen, no creerás que jugar con un cabra pudiera llegar a ser tan divertido :) Muy recomendado.
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Este juego es una masa, sos una cabra re cheta, me encantó, re divertido.
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Una cabra condenada por brujería, un ratón, una prisión y un puñado de ovejas. Todo mezclado para poner a prueba tu ingenio y habilidad para escapar. Música pegadiza, bonitos gráficos píxel estilo retro y una dificultad muy cuidada.

Esto es "diseño de niveles" y lo demás son tonterías.
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Maravilla púzzlica con regusto añejo.

Lo recomiendo si buscas un reto y tienes una o dos horitas libres.

No lo recomiendo si no te apetece exprimirte un poco el cerebro.


Un desafío excelente, no excesivamente complejo (al menos la primera parte). Es original, al menos poniendo a una cabra como protagonista. ¿Porqué el protagonista es una cabra? Qué más da.

Los logros son logrables, y de los buenos, no de "Has completado el mundo 1-1", no (puaj, ya de paso). Y su estilo pixel es genial, puro amor.

Como punto negativo, por decir algo, la música. Es una buena banda sonora, pero se hecha de menos que no sean loops, aunque solo se hace notable en las salas más difíciles.

Personalmente estoy deseando comprar Escape Goat 2.
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The Rat with the Hat helps the Goat cross a Moat where they save a Sheep who is Asleep and escape a castle that I can't rhyme with anything.
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Escape Goat is a puzzle platformer. You play as a goat which is able to make high jumps and also to pile some rocks (for destroying them). You will meet a mouse really fast which becomes your friend. Only with the help of the mouse do you stand a chance because it is able to reach smaller places!
Sometimes you can find also items for example a magical hat which is for your mouse. With that hat you can teleport to the places where you have sent your mouse.

The aim is to clear rooms full of traps and machinery. You have to think how you can get all keys and to make it to the unlocked door after it. You have 50 puzzles organized in 10 stages. Of course that isn’t much and if you are a strategic person you will make it really fast but this game is really enjoyable and classic.
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Escape Goat is a cute little puzzle platformer game that deserved to be on Steam much sooner than this. It's not exceptionally long, roughly about 1-2 hours, but it's still very entertaining. The graphics are retro styled and are a good fit for the game.

The heart of the game, the puzzle aspect, isn't extremely hard so pretty much anyone can play and finish the game. Unfortunately, like many other puzzle games, there isn't a very deep story to be found here, but that's ok. Escape Goat's charming visuals and fun puzzles will probbaly win you over anyway. So while we wait for Escape Goat 2 to be released, be a good gamer and play this one first, will you?

[Rating: 80/100]
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Ladies and gentlemen over the jury. After playing Escape Goat, I am not here to review a simple 2D puzzle platforming game. I am here to prove that this goat is a witch. Goats have long been known for their platforming prowess. They have always been able to scale tall mountains with ease. Like all goats, this one can dash forward to ram through breakable walls or extend a jump. Those are qualities that a normal goat possesses. This goat can double jump. There is no other goat that can jump in mid air.

The meager purple goat that you see before you has broken out of our deepest, darkest prison within only three hours. All with the aide of a cohort mouse that believe it or not, this goat talks to! Not only that, but the goat can command this mouse. The goat can send the mouse running in a straight line, scaling up walls, traversing ceilings and hitting switches. It can even get placed under a sleep spell where it rests wherever this foul witch goat places it! Making it useful to rest on 'weighted switches' that need a body to hold them down. This heathenish goat can even toss its unwilling partner in escape upward where it can then cling on the ceiling and walk forward. The mouse can be instantly summoned back by the simple will of the goat.

I would like to show the court evidence A. The magical hat I have just revealed allows the witch goat to change places with the mouse. Calling this hat magical is a farce! It isn't the hat that is magic, its the goat that makes the hat magic! The goat was able to have the mouse crawl through small areas and then teleport directly to them.

There were still things that the goat couldn't possibly use his mouse ally for. Wall mounted switches that only the goat could touch. These switches lead to a variety of things. Both bad that enabled platforms to help the goat escape and good that started machine like traps. Walls that moved, floors that shifted. All the goat had to do was exit out of each room's open door. If the door wasn't open, the goat managed to find keys that it used to unlock the door. Sometimes six keys in one room and this goat managed to collect them all!

Because of these talents, this magical goat may have escaped all 55+ rooms in this prison, but it cannot escape the arm of the law! This goat managed to escape its own cell block of five puzzling rooms. Then it made its way to the gathering place where it opened up new cell blocks. For every cell block the goat went through, it opened up two more cell blocks. It was able to go through each of the nine cell blocks consisting of five rooms each. All to rescue its sheep sisters from prison. After all that, the witch goat managed to escape nine final rooms of doom!

Each cell block is themed and had even more danger, but the goat make it look easy and fun! One cell block of five rooms featured ice blocks. Blocks too cold for its mouse friend. Blocks that the goat managed to ram and push. Another cell block had hollow blocks that the goat could travel through, but other blocks stacked on top of. Razorblades spinning around platforms couldn't stop the goat! Nor could death reapers that throw fireballs when they spot the goat. Nor could fire breathing wall mounted sentries!

Moving platforms, mechanized blocks, changing structures, rolling barrels that explode when lit on fire and walls that blew up when lit on fire. Nothing could stop this goat! How on this great Earth could one goat survive death like that? Well truth is, the goat never survived death. This goat is as fragile as your ordinary goat. Anything can kill it. Its magic that brought this goat back to life again and again! If the goat ever got trapped in a room. It could suicide, completely resetting the room. The rare times that the goat would fall into pits or be able to leave the room without exiting through the door, the goat respawned!

After all this, the goat thinks it can make a better prison. It can somehow make blue prints and escape from a prison of its own invention! Well witch goat, you may have escaped from the easy prison, but after you made your 3 hour escape look easy, there is another prison waiting for you more brutal than the first! The additional prison has 28 more rooms in 4 cell blocks. All without having to spend more taxpayer money.

I feel that I have proven my point your honor. We cannot have this goat walking among us in civilized society. May the good people of Steam find this goat guilty of being a witch and sentence it to prison!
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I like to think of Escape Goat as "the little game that could". Launching first on the highly flawed and crowed Xbox Indie Game Market, it garnered a cult following that pushed it ahead of the seemingly endless shovelware that littered the platform, eventually making its way to Steam and even getting a sequel. Despite the acclaim, I've been sitting on the sidelines, still unconvinced by the unimpressive graphics and seemingly basic design. As is often the case though, my first impressions couldn't have been further from the truth, as Escape Goat more than lives up to its well deserved reputation.

Locked in a dungeon, you play as a magical goat with a magical mouse friend, on a journey to escape and bring with you the magical sheep who have been trapped for an eternity for crimes of witchcraft. To get to these sheep however you must first solve a series of puzzle rooms, the contents of which can be anything from harmless blocks to fire casting Reapers. Because of its nonlinear structure, there isn't any way for your abilities to grow overtime or otherwise have the game expand and evolve the further you get, but far from being a handicap the developer uses this potential limitation to craft remarkably consistent levels. There's no gradual rise in difficulty or sharp spikes later on, but instead a constant stream of challenging but not frustrating level designs that feel incredibly satisfying to complete.

You may only have less than a handful of moves and abilities, but the ways these can be applied to levels continues to broaden as different areas showcase various applications of them that never would have occurred to me to even try. It's this continual progression of what you think you can do without actually changing anything about your character that makes Escape Goat such a clever game to play. It rewards your own ingenuity without resorting to simply giving you a new mechanic to work with.

If you have yet to partake in the escape of Argus with your magical mouse friend, I'd advise you to delay no longer. Developer Magical Time Bean's Escape Goat is a truly impressive achievement and a joyous game to play, who's biggest flaw is it ends so soon (though perhaps it's for the best, as it completely negates the chance for filler). Despite its dated look it manages to feel fresh and innovative the whole way through, and you'd be fool to do as I did and wait so long to give it a chance.

You can read more of my writing on Kritiqal.
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A puzzle game that captures the spirit and difficulty of past classics like Sokoban, Solomon's Key, and Bubble Bobble while introducing new mechanics. It's deep and charming ~50 level designs encompass 9 very different zones. Some will be easier or harder depending on your playing style; collectively, they provide much needed variety.

Also: the graphics and soundtrack embrace early computing aesthetics in a masterful way. Escape Goat is a new classic. ⚷
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Publicado el 4 de diciembre de 2013
I simply adore this game. Everything about it makes me happy: the look, the sound, the music, the title and characters and tone of writing, the way the controls feel, and of course the puzzles that deliver your satisfying "a-ha!" moments.

However, most of all what I love about it is the mechanical movement of all the room elements. You see, most of what you actually do in Escape Goat is trigger switches, wary of their consequences, which typically involve all manner of blocks and platforms and electric arcs and explosives changing positions in ways that are necessary for completing the room but will also kill you if you haven't planned things out properly.

What I find so wonderful is that all of these things that change do so along tracks and pulleys and cogs that animate throughout the background. Blocks do not merely shift into new positions but rather travel to them believably and in concert with other moving pieces. This is hardly necessary to the gameplay, but it creates an aesthetic experience that transports me behind the eyes of a child seeing a trip passage in a fireplace or a hidden compartment under a stair for the first time—every time. I sometimes find myself triggering switches without cause, only to study the resulting machinations. It just sparks my imagination, one of those uncategorizable details of videogames that make them a delight uniquely to you.

Will you agree with my feelings? I have no idea, but it's worth a try, wouldn't you say?
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Publicado el 24 de agosto de 2014
I enjoyed the game well enough. The graphics and sound are a fitting, pretty standard retro style, and the game mechanics are well-designed.

Though it’s probably best characterized as a puzzle platformer, I found Escape Goat’s puzzling aspects to be pretty tame. In all but the last group of rooms, each puzzle tended to have a pretty obvious/straightforward solution. Let’s just say that if we were to build a difficulty scale for these types of games, Fire N’ Ice might be near the top, while this game would come close to defining the bottom end. Of course, it’s still a fun game, so I won’t concern myself too much with that.

Verdict: It’s worth playing, but I probably won’t go back for the speedrun achievement (I hate speedruns in puzzle games), nor do I feel compelled to do the extra challenge levels that unlocked after the end of the game.
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