Local multiplayer! Play your friends. Crush their dreams. Smell their fear. Destroy them with a thousand pigeons.
User reviews:
Overall:
Mixed (130 reviews) - 40% of the 130 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 5, 2013

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Reviews

“...skilfully combines the arcade immediacy of Super Crate Box with the weaponised chaos of Super Smash Bros, and VVVVVV’s instant gravity-switching...”
Edge

“When playing Gentlemen!, we couldn’t let the competitive spirit slip and we’re laughing ourselves giddy as complete chaos ensued on the screen. There were even funnier times when we were both tussling on either side of a single platform and trying to get the slip on each other. It’s just very fast and competitive fun that you should definitely try out...”
IndieStatik

“Few games offer single-screen action with friends as intense and fun as Lucky Frame’s Gentlemen!”
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About This Game

Gentlemen! is a frantic local multiplayer Victorian-themed deathmatch game for 2-4 players. Full controller support!

Local multiplayer! Play your friends. Crush their dreams. Smell their fear. Destroy them with a thousand pigeons. You'll need to hone a delicate balance of technique, knowledge, cunning, and blind panic (just like a real duel!).

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: XP
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 7
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.6
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon x850 or comparable
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
Customer reviews
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Overall:
Mixed (130 reviews)
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Danmit
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
Note: time played information missing because we've been playing this via my roommate's Steam library.

A barebones but fun couch game. There isn't a lot of content, but it's fast and hectic without feeling unmanageable, and the content stretches much farther than the few minutes estimated by a some of the reviewers. We've played a few several-hour sessions, and it's still a blast. The VVVVVV-esque gravity switching gives the game some unique flavor, and it controls very tightly.

The game probably doesn't hold up as well as some bigger-budget party games, but its gravity-swap mechanics give it its own flavor and it easily merits the tiny asking price. At time of writing, it's on sale for $1.24, and I'd recommend it to anyone with a couch gaming setup for that price.
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alexandras #Team Heavy
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 15
Best game to play with friends!!!
Love it!
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Snort Cannon
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: February 2
This review will be incredibly short as there's not much I can say about this title.

Gentlemen! is a local multiplayer death match game where the goal is to kill your opponents.

The game is four player and it's pretty fun game, but as stated before it's only local multiplayer, so unless you have friends who can come over to you and play it, there is next to no point in owning this game.

While the game is fun I will say it could use a multiplayer setting would have helped a lot.

As there's nothing more I can say, I will end this review by saying this game is not worth the money, so spend your money on something else.

Final Rating:
4/10 - Not worth it

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miva2
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: November 1, 2015
This game is really fun to mess around with with friends for a while. Don't expect to play it very long though.
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SimKim
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: October 12, 2015
Friends Simulator 2015
I don't have any friends 0/10
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Ceral Killer
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: September 24, 2015
wtf is this>>>>>
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rock3tz
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 18, 2015
Bad.
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Junkhell
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 9, 2015
Bare bones - you can do a lot better than this game.
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{Grimmrobe}
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 8, 2015
The main menu glitches out when I switch from "options" to "information".

There is no "exit game" option. You literally have to CTRL+ALT+DELETE your way out.

It's also a tremendous chore to play, even with someone else.

Charging $10 for this broken, shallow garbage should be a crime.

EDIT: It's $5 now, but it doesn't make this game any less loathsome.
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SU MemeLord
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 7, 2015
Very fun to play if you have friends! Be aware though, there are no AI.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
75 of 104 people (72%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2013
Right out of the gate Gentlemen boxes itself in a corner. A local multiplayer only brawler, it requires a group (preferably of four) to crowd around the computer to even be able to play the game, which obviously alienates a good chunk of potential players. Assuming you can round up some friends however it's hard to imagine spending much time with these dapper little maniacs, as the amount of content is nowhere near enough to sustain more than a handful of minutes of play, and with the work some will likely have to do to get enough players I couldn't recommend it over any one of the many more compelling options available.

Gameplay falls somewhere between Super Smash Bros. and VVVVV, as you flip your way around the arenas collection weapons and trying to rack up the requisite number of kills first. That's really all there is to the game, as options are barebones and the different modes do little to switch up the experience (most do nothing but change which weapons are available to use). All of the gentlemen and ladies play the same and are just cosmetically different to be distinguishable from one another amid the chaos of everyone jumping and shooting at once.

Truth be told I did actually have some fun do to the inherent insanity that breeds a certain level of comedy when no one understands what happened, but it was very short lived and considering both the price and prerequisite of gathering and keeping entertained several other people to play, I cannot advise others pick it up. Were the price significantly lower it would be a harder call, but at $10 with only about a dozen arenas, simply drawn and repetitive artwork (one character is barely more than a color swap), and gameplay that looses its charm after you learn how to play, I can't see anyone getting their moneys worth out of Gentlemen!

Nine out of ten suave tea drinking gents agree it's not worth it.
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29 of 35 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
I felt the need to review this game, because I bought this in a bundle, read the (strongly negative) reviews, and played it anyways.

I had two friends over and fired this up with me on the laptop, a logitech controller, and a wireless keyboard for our mixed controllers. And you know what?

We had a lot of fun.

No online multiplayer and no bots- these are two very common complaints. Having played the game, though, I realize that neither is a good fit for the game. It's too quick and frantic for bots, and being killed by bots would be infuriating. It would be like playing Mario Party with bots- not really fun, just annoying no matter what level they're on. Online multiplayer could work, but it's more of that "party game" feel, where yelling at your friends and swearing is a huge part of the fun.

The only other complaints I've heard are these:

Not a lot of variety- True. It doesn't have the variety of gameplay that Super Smash Brothers might, but it's also much less expensive. You won't clock in as many hours here, but you'll get a couple.

No Quit Button- legitimate complaint, but is fixed now.

Conclusion- I got this in a bundle, and it easily was the best game of the bunch. If you like local multiplayer and frantic gameplay, this one's worth buying on a sale or in a bundle, and even full price, I doubt you'll be disappointed. Get some USB controllers and a couple friends that you don't mind swearing like a sailor with.
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23 of 27 people (85%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 8, 2015
The main menu glitches out when I switch from "options" to "information".

There is no "exit game" option. You literally have to CTRL+ALT+DELETE your way out.

It's also a tremendous chore to play, even with someone else.

Charging $10 for this broken, shallow garbage should be a crime.

EDIT: It's $5 now, but it doesn't make this game any less loathsome.
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22 of 28 people (79%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 4, 2015
Oh my god, they didn't provide the 'Quit' button. If they did, it would be the most useful part of the game. :)
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30 of 44 people (68%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 24, 2013
I can only play this game with friends. I have friends. Well, I think I do.
But my friends want to play with me from the comfort of their own home, and unfortunately this game does not support online multiplayer.

ONLY RECOMMENDED IF...

You live with your friends, or have family members that enjoy playing videogames featuring characters with facial hair.
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43 of 73 people (59%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 14, 2014
no online mode, no bot, no exit button.
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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2013
May seem weird at first, but trust me, this game is AMAZING. Turn on big picture, plug up to a TV, grab a friend or three, and prepare for some crazy f***ing arena action. Think hyper-speed 1-hit-kill Super Smash Bros. with gravity switching. Old-school local multiplayer at its best.

P.S. - Lots of people are ragging on the game for not having online multiplayer, but in my opinion the game wouldn't be nearly as fun without your friends/opponents physically present. If you're not into hanging out with your friends in person anymore, then this isn't the game for you. That doesn't make it a bad game, though. Far from it.

P.P.S. - Knives only mode is definitely the most fun.
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16 of 26 people (62%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 2
This review will be incredibly short as there's not much I can say about this title.

Gentlemen! is a local multiplayer death match game where the goal is to kill your opponents.

The game is four player and it's pretty fun game, but as stated before it's only local multiplayer, so unless you have friends who can come over to you and play it, there is next to no point in owning this game.

While the game is fun I will say it could use a multiplayer setting would have helped a lot.

As there's nothing more I can say, I will end this review by saying this game is not worth the money, so spend your money on something else.

Final Rating:
4/10 - Not worth it

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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 6, 2015
I'm having a difficult time imagining when I would play this barebones game in a world where Towerfall, Samurai Gunn, etc, exist.

This looks and plays like a DeVry final project. It's missing a Quit button (seriously?) It's a playable, functional game utterly lacking in polish.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2014
Solid local multiplayer fun. Better in large groups, entertaining with good company. Not complex in the slightest, easy to pick up and great for filling in time with friends.

Ideally played when drunk.
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