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!
User reviews: Very Positive (292 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 13, 2013

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"It's spiritual successor to Psychonauts: the quirky world, the bizarro sense of humor, and a main character who manipulates things with his mind."
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Reviews

“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 t 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
    • Hard Drive: 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
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
If you like a sense of humor in your games, this is a great little puzzle platforming adventure. It feels like an old Tim Schafer point and click game. The puzzles are never very tough and the platforming is never tricky, but the humor and the top notch voice acting carry this game. Easily some of the best characters I've seen in a game recently. Just be aware that there are only 10 chapters which take about half an hour each to complete. I picked it up on sale for around $5 which is a great deal, but I wouldn't have a problem if I paid $15 for it - I know I'll replay it at some point, it's too funny not to.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 11
Stick It To The Man is a colourful platform/puzzle game where you use stickers on objects to progress in the game. The art style is cartoony with cardboard figures and looks special in a positive way.

Story
U play as Ray, an average guy that one day gets a mysterious tentacle on his head that grants him the ability to read minds, and so a crazy journey begins to find out why this happened to him.

My thoughts about the game
I had a great time with this game reading peoples minds, and often there was funny dialogue among the different characters u meet in game. I liked the art and colours in this game, and that the objects u pick up is different stickers for different purposes.
The game is sometimes challenging with platform sections, that could be frustrating to some people (including me), but its not a hard portion of the game to master.

I recommend this game to all that like puzzle/platformers with a different art style and funny dialogues.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
Tim Schafer didn't make this, but he could have. If you like Double Fine's games like Psychonauts or old LucasArts adventure games, you'll probably enjoy this. It's a 2.5D side-scrolling action platformer with enemies that you need to be quick to avoid, and also a strongly characterized humourous adventure game where you collect items (in sticker form, of course) to solve ridiculous puzzles and advance the storyline.
The protagonist is Ray - a hapless yutz that exists in a world made of paper. Through an accident, he involuntarily gains telepathic/telekinetic powers. Because of his new abilities, he is pursued by The Man responsible for his fate for the rest of the game.
Takes about 5 hours to play all the way through, and works very well with a keyboard and mouse - though the in-game instructions are primarily focused on the use of a controller.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
PROS: Almost everything. Gameplay, graphics, humour, story... everything is really well-done. Bonus points for the awesome acting voices.
CONS: Those darning "Don't get caught by the guards" moments. They can end up being a little bit frustrating.
At the end of the day I really, REALLY liked this game. 8/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 24
Fun Puzzle Platformer.

Stick it to the man is a puzzle platformer that reminds me somewhat of scribblenauts. You can pick up objects or even thoughts from characters and then you slap them onto the level or into character's minds to solve a series of puzzles that allow you to finish the level. This is pretty good on its own but that's not what this game is about.

This game is like an early 90's Nickleodeon cartoon, with incredible visuals and fun script. The main character works at a hard hat factory, testing hard hats. By having things dropped on his head.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
9.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
This is one of the most unique platformer games I've ever played. The character design, the dialogue and writing was way too cute, the puzzles, and just... the everything. I enjoyed it so much I've decided to write a short legit review. I can't stress how charming it was; there were moments where I found my face was hurting from smiling too much. Nothing but love man. Nothing but serious love for this game. <3
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 31
This is probably the closest thing to a Psychonauts sequel we will get and so you should definitely play it. SITTM has a charming art style, great music, fun gameplay and a story full of humour. The only downsides are that it is a bit short and it's not especially difficult.

If you liked Psychonauts and are looking for another injection of that sort of a game then you should certainly pick this up.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
The game was excellent and most of the humor worked. The game is a bit short so I'd maybe wait for a sale but this game is definitely worth getting. Especially is Psychonauts was your cup of tea.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 22
It's a 2-d something or other. Its a good puzzle game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
Definitely worth a look. Short but sweet, but there are some good laughs, and entertaining (if fairly simple) puzzles. Also, it's written by Ryan North of Dinosaur Comics, so that's pretty great.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 29
I was sold by the Kenny Rogers theme song upon startup but it turns out that this game is incredibly funny and charming. The paper art style is really amazing and the characters you meet along the way all fit the crazy and stylized look. Mechanics enhance the 2D platforming and support the humor of the diologue.

This is a truly funny game (if you like this kind of bizarre comedy) which is something that not many games can say about themselves.

If you liked Psychonauts at all, you will like this game. It has similar themes, style, humor, and even a similar name for the main character. The game is somewhat nostalgic with the paper/cardboard art and is very fun to play (if you don't mind being stopped to hear some minor characters engage in a bit of banter every two minutes).
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
Very reminiscient of Psychonauts, and in a very good way. I definitely enjoyed this.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
Great game in between platformer and point n' clic. Easy to complete but the graphic style and humor was definately worth the playthrough. The voice acting is pretty well done and i've had a good laugh 'til the end. Plus how could you go wrong with a game featuring that theme song? (Kenny Rogers - Just dropped in). Devs can definately make a sequel of it. I'll be waiting!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
I didnt enjoy all the episodes but some where really nice. Most of the stuff was fairly easily to do but at the end you finally got some challenge and at some spots i really got stuck and had to do it over again and again and again. Should be more different stickers to battle the guards i think since it gets repetitive. I would recommend this game since its an interesting concept and i do hope they make another one with a bit of a better story.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 7
Very funny game and fun to play with great puzzles and fantastic presentation. I was won over just by the Menu and Music. Song stuck in my head.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
This is a game for anyone who loves Psychonauts and thinks it would work well with Little Big Plant's sticker gamplay mechanic. Good humor and story, fun gameplay, and just a dash of madness makes this game a lot of fun to play through.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
This game was one of the best adventure games I've ever played. The jokes were close by, each of them funny and punchy. The music was fun - most of it wasn't memorable at all, yet it fit perfectly, but the title song was magic. The art was unique, original, fun, and throughout the game world are little background and foreground jokes that add a bit of spice to an already fantastic looking game. Characters were lively, silly, voiced EXCELLENTLY, their inner thoughts giving way to some very good jokes - it's little homages to gaming were tasty icing to naturally good comedy - that actually handle scat humour with real wit. You learned to love our little protagonist and his head... thing. While the puzzles were strange, they made sense, and the wonderful thing about this game that they were solved simply by curiously peeking into peoples thoughts everywhere you went, and you wouldn't play this game if you didn't want to do that. And, like many other people, the game is actually fun for the brief sections where you run from the guards. Those parts get harder with a proper curve, and are fun, and briefly exhilirating. It was a nice way to counter balance the slow puzzling. And the length? It had a story to tell, and it told it quickly. This kind of game was more like a movie than anything else, and the running gag can only last so long. So, by not making looong pointless areas, they condensed everything to a perfectly proportioned pie of funny and pictures and visual stimuli, with a quick, fun story. I wouldn't want it longer, because everything they did felt good. I didn't feel like I wanted more - was satisfied, and laughing. And that, with good voice acting, art style, jokes, pacing, gameplay, game mechanincs, characters, music, and identity, is really, all you can ask for, isn't it? And this game had all of that in SPADES. LARGE SPADES. SHOVELS, EVEN.
10/10, Liked It, 5 Stars, *****. And it's not satanically expensive! Buy it!
Buy it now! Give it to your friends that don't normally play games! Give it to the ones that do! PAINT RAY'S FACE ONTO YOUR OWN AND GET MOBBED BY CROWDS OF PEOPLE FOR BEING BEAUTIFUL.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
Stick it to the man is a game that bases itself in absurdity in quite a pleasant manner. This, combined with the world aesthetic can lead to some pretty extraordinary and hilarious situations. And when I say hilarious, I mean times I genuinely laughed at the clever dialogue and puzzles before me. I even went through and tried to find all the funny dialogue I could, which is quite the achievement.

The aesthetic for the game is a world made of paper, string to hold things in place, and stickers. With your giant purple hand, you can remove and place stickers in different situations to solve puzzles. For example, if you place a horse head next to a singer, she'll think she's being attacked by the mob, and scream, at which point you can take her screaming mouth and use it somewhere else. It's very creative, fresh, and compelling.

The story and characters were very likable, especially Ray. He wasn't a perfect person, but he made a perfect protagonist. Paired with lovely voice acting, it was truly something special.

If I had one problem with it, I would say that there were too many chase areas in the levels. While you could create a checkpoint after clearing it once, there were too few ways to solve them for the number of times it was iterated, and often was unreliable at times when trying to grab thoughts and hitting pins instead, resulting in a quick death.

All in all, this game was a nice experience. It didn't take too long to beat, around 5 hours, but the time I did spend with it was incredible. An excellent story wrapped up in a competent game with an amazing presentation.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
Pretty effing sweet!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
One of the better indie games out there. An interesting title that does things differently.

What not to expect:
- combat
- platforming
- a challenge

What to expect:
- cool sound track (Jazz like I think)
- Surreal art style
- Funny story and dialogue
- An interesting game mechanic (you basically can mind read people, steal their thoughts, "stick" them somewhere else and use it to grab high ledges)
- logical "puzzles"

Synopsis: You are Ray, Ray has a spaghetti arm growing out of his head with which he can do the aforementioned things. Reading people's minds will unlock the "puzzles", which are mainly get A to B to progress. Sounds boring, but the challenge is not what makes the game appealing. It's the art style, the humour, the semi-professional voice acting and the chilled sound track.
It's definitely worth picking up for about 10 dollars or so and can be beaten in about 5-6 hours I'd say. There is NO replay value, however, so maybe you want to pick this up during a sale. I found it entertaining enough and got it via summer sale.

Definitely recommended, just for NOT being an indie platformer, FPS or roguelike game, which is apparently all the indie scene has to offer, which doesn't suck. Oh and some sim games I guess...
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