Hard hat tester, Ray, has a bizarre accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain! With his awesome new powers he can read minds and change the world with stickers but he’s on the run for a crime he didn’t commit. Can you help Ray out of this sticky situation?
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Very Positive (455 reviews) - 95% of the 455 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 13, 2013

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“Stick It To The Man! really is the complete package. Its style feels fully developed, its comedy proves genuinely funny, and its puzzles are actually fun to solve.”
8.6/10 – IGN

“It’s a unique, funny, occasionally brilliant experience full of colorful characters and creative puzzles.”
4.5/5 – Hardcore Gamer Magazine

“Stick it To The Man! is a thing of beauty... A hallmark of excellence”
9.5/10 – Destructoid

About This Game

Meet Ray, he lives in a world where everything is made out of paper and stickers. One day he has an accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him awesome powers and he can suddenly change the world around him by folding it, tearing it, pulling stickers off and sticking them elsewhere! And if that weren't enough, Ray can also read peoples minds! Digging into the brains of his fellow citizens, Ray can hear their thoughts and use that to his advantage. Unfortunately, Ray doesn't have much time to get to grips with his new abilities. He is framed by ‘The Man’ with a crime he didn’t commit, and is on the run. Can you help to get Ray out of this sticky situation? Get ready to tear it, rip it and Stick it to the Man!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or higher
    • Processor: Dual-Core 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon 6310 / ATI Radeon HD 4650 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: sound card
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7.4 or higher
    • Processor: 1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 320M or better
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
"Stick It To The Man" is a really interesting adventure platformer. Developed by indie studio Zoink Games and published by Ripstone, this game was quite a surprise for me. It tells the story of a mediocre guy named Ray, who gains the ability to read people's minds. He gets into a pretty 'sticky' (god, forgive me) situation, as the reason for his telepathic abilities is something which is highly sought after. The game introduces the antagonist and his minions, who you have to avoid at all cost, seeing as you are still in the body of an average dude. As you can probably guess - the aforementioned abilities are the key to this. The story is written in a very funny way and I found the dialogues to be insanely enjoyable. I can say that the story made me laugh several times.
The gameplay is pretty interesting, as you have to gather items to proceed. This makes you explore the world, which is adorable and full with stories. The only quirk that the game has are the little points in levels, where you meet the baddies. You have some cool techniques to avoid them, but sometimes those scenes are a bit frustrating to manoeuvre through. Since they are not that many and the game unlocks a kind of "fast travel system", it is easy to forgive that. The puzzles are really innovative and fun.
The art-style is somehow gorgeous. Yes, the figures are really ugly, but this kind of grotesque depiction really makes them amicable. The world has a Little-Big-Planet-kind-of-look, since everything seems to be made out of cardboard. The music is perfect, the cool jazz tunes don't make you hurry up your gameplay. The only thing is that sometimes the dialouge gets a bit messed up, but it hasn't been anything all too tragic. You can turn on subtitles anyway.
As a whole, I have to say that this game was a nice experience. It is very comparable to Psychonauts, but with a heavier focus on the adventure, than on the platforming. A definite recommendation on my part!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 11
This game was a pleasant surprise, the humour and voice acting were excellent. It's the sort of quirky game that could only really exist as an indie title and it's a great showcase for what a small studio can do, others should take notes. It wasn't very challenging to play, but the game would have lost it's impact if the puzzles were too obscure or there was too much grind. It is also a fairly simple game to get all the achievements on, but credit to the creators for not making the achievements story related or awarding them just for showing up. You could just about finish the whole game without getting any achievements.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 9, 2015
I played this game 2 years ago on psn and had another copy on steam.
this game is really awesome, it's great and really fun adventure game.
for a puzzle game, you don't need any guide to play it and I don't need second monitor for walkthrough which I hate

I think I should write a review for this game because it's hidden gem
Too bad there is not much people know about this game as steam spy predicted only like 30-50K players and I expect it to have more than 100K user
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
Basically a point'n'click quest in a form of a platformer.
+Great artstyle.
+Can get a few laughs... or not
+Groovy song "Just Dropped In"

-Can be boring for some 'cause of gameplay mechanics
-Pretty easy
-No replay value
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
A severely overlooked game - it seems like it has a really small amount of players across all of its platforms; and yet I imagine that there is a really large amount of people who would enjoy this game so much!

Now, the first thing that I will say is that the game is pretty short and can be completed (100%) in 5 hours, or probably under that. However, I did not regret my purchase of this game at all. Worst case scenario for you: Just buy it on sale, and you should have no issues.

This game is so unique and drew me in much more than I expected. The story, from a high-level perspective, is a bit cheesy, and the villain of the game is also somewhat annoying and lacks thrill, BUT that is intentional to fit with the overall style of the game. It is really off-the-wall, filled with random silly jokes and a good bit of dark humor (a couple of places are surprisingly dark), but it all flowed together, in an intentionally messy way.

The art is in this paper and sticker format, which actually was done in such a way that I enjoyed it very much. It was not tacky at all. Everything is very well drawn, and a good amount of the level design and characters have this interesting sort of dreary, grimy look. Some items, buildings, people, and so on, are brighter and stand out from everything else that has a background tone or shading, but the background itself is really detailed and by all means should be looked at just as much as the stuff with which you interact.

The theme song of the game was a very good pick, and the sounds and music as you play are pretty simple in most places, but also enjoyable. I did not have a problem with anything that I heard in the game. Then you have the voice acting, which was amazing. So many characters voiced by a small amount of people, and they were definitely unique as well. I didn't notice any characters sounding too close to each other.

The game itself is split into chapters, or essentially levels, and you must explore the levels and solve small puzzles where other characters are wanting specific objects. You must find the objects either lying around somewhere, or by obtaining them from other characters. As you help certain characters out, they will sometimes do things like break/open doors for you to continue on in the level, or end up giving you another item that you will have to figure out how to use. While the general idea is simple or not necessarily exciting, the game really benefits from its style as mentioned above, as well as the actual gameplay of how you will do the puzzle-solving.

Your character, Ray, has an accident and ends up with a weird arm sticking out of his head, which in and of itself allows for the gameplay. The game is an interesting mix of platforming and point-and-click, where you use your mouse to control the arm and grab objects that you need, as well as do something stranger: read other characters' minds. When you read their minds, you will sometimes just hear thoughts and jokes, while other times will give you hints about what to currently do in a level (e.g., what a character might be looking for), or even end up having a character release a thought cloud which contains an item that you can grab and carry with you.

Don't worry, though: You shouldn't get bored by the above, as the level design and characters are very interesting (as I know I have said multiple times so far), and just about every time you give an item to someone, a cutscene will occur showing some wacky events happening that will very likely make you laugh (assuming you enjoy the humor of the game). Hence, I had fun every single minute of the game, running around and figuring out what to do with so many weird items and people you encounter.

Again, I will say that the game surprised me. I watched some of the trailers and thought it seemed really odd, and maybe funny, but I didn't go in with any fancy expectations. It turned out to be a lot more than what I felt while watching the trailers. So, unless you absolutely hate the scenes in the trailers, I would say to give the game a chance, even if you are on the fence or somewhat unsure. I expect that you will also be surprised like I was. I really recommend this game.
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