Create crazy, yet functional, custom vehicles to solve missions with your own unique style!
User reviews: Mostly Positive (188 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 21, 2011

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About This Game

The Gods haven’t looked too kindly on humanity and Earth, as we know it, has been reduced to a group of island archipelagos, populated by “BUDDIES” – pint-sized creatures, unbound by gravity’s forces and free to float and frolic at their own whim and leisure.
The Gods have given the BUDDIES free reign over these colorful islands for their own willy-nilly, topsy turvy pleasure. But, there is a way to stop them ….FUN is the secret ingredient that will ground the BUDDIES and return gravity to Earth.
As one of Earth’s last human survivors, it’s up to you to dish out a healthy dose of amusement to restore order on Earth.
Do you have what it takes to outwit the BUDDIES and win back the favor of the Gods?

Key Features:

  • Packed with unique and innovative physics-driven gameplay that offers multiple solutions to each mission; not to mention an unlimited sandbox mode!
  • Explore a wide variety landscapes and locations including flying islands, large underwater environments, and numerous interiors. Changing seasons offer a dynamic effect on gameplay.
  • Loads of different parts & components that can be assembled to create crazy yet functional vehicles
  • Use your own music to create a personalized game soundtrack

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP
    • Processor: Pentium 4 3GHz or equivalent AMD Athlon processor
    • Memory: 1GB XP / 2GB Vista
    • Hard Disk Space: At least 4 GB of Space
    • Video Card: 128 MB or more, DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0 (ATI Radeon X800 / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 / Intel GMA HD Graphics)
    • DirectX®: Enhanced for DirectX 9.0
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
this game just cured 5 months of depression 10/10
Posted: July 20
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
The art and characters are really weird and interesting but the gameplay is very boring.
Posted: May 26
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
i don't really know why but this game just didnt get me... im going to say dont buy.
Posted: March 26
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
This is such a great game, It is a wacky, fun, weird, game but i really love it.
Posted: September 5
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
This game felt like it had potential, up until the point where it utterly sucked. Which was the first 2 minutes of the game. You crash land on an island filled with masked gods (Which have the longest, most annoying, and out of context conversations) and small man babies that you can kick around the island for some kind of point system. The objective of the game is to rechieve enough pieces from your blimp to rebuild it and fly off the god for sacken island. From what the trailer and images showed is that it is a sandbox adventure game in which you can create various aircrafts and boats to do various tasks with. But from the gameplay it shows that you have to pay in game currency for parts of the ships and it took me the two hours of playing this game to figure out how to activate the building sequence. Horrific voice acting, terrible and slow gameplay, and aweful game mechanics. Not even worth the two dollars I paid for this piece of crap on a Steam sale. -100000000/10
Posted: April 12
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27 of 30 people (90%) found this review helpful
6.3 hrs on record
This game is a odd, wacky, and just plain weird. I can imagine this game being thought of one late night at the office with nothing better to do. Theories asside, lets talk about the game.

The story of the game is somewhat hard to follow, but without trying to give out spoilers here, you must help these mechanical "gods" re-create the world with your engineering and creative powers. There are four seasons in the game, each one with different themes, like winter freezes all the water so you can drive on it. The game took me about six hours to finish, and thats with me messing around a bit. After you finish the story mode there are little to no reasons to do it again. The only thing for replay is sandbox mode, where you play around on the island with many (but limited) tools, making any vehicle your heart desires.

One small thing this game did horribly is sound, the begining sequence the voice acting was bad enough to make me want to quit the game. It got better from there, but the sound just isnt there in this game.

Throughout the game there is a little bar at the bottom of the screen that tells you what to do next, but I would of rather seen a check list menu or really anything other than this. It doesnt grab your attention easily, and I offen times would find my self forgeting about it and wondering what to do next. Other times when I did see it, what it said didnt make sence, one example that tool me awile to figure out was, near the end of the game it told me to "Find a large object" and it tool me almost fifteen minutes to figure out what I was suppost to do.

Now the big grabber in the game, making your own vehicle, is somthing this game does fairly well, you startout with a base for your vehicle and build from there. So, say you want to build a car, start with a car base, add a few connectors, add wheels to the connectors. and you are all set! However, on occasion you will run into problems. The game gives you blueprints that you can find, these are pre-made vehicles that
A. get the job done,
B. Are faster to make and,
C. Look cooler than anything I could make.
By the end of the second season I found myself going to these rather than building anything myself. Also the gravity and physics in this game dont feel right. Planes and helicopters feel like they're made from paper, the cars are too drifty, and the boats feel like your anchor is alwase down.

All in all this game is a quirky, fun, just plain weird building game that lets you be creative in a world full of weird things. But the story isnt there, the gameplay is diffferent and it really feels like its incomplete. But if you have six plus hours to burn, this isnt the worst of all choices. (Just dont get it for full price) :)

Gameplay.....7/10
Physics........6/10
Story............5/10
Replay..........4/10
Sound...........5/10
Graphics.......6/10

Overall.......6
Posted: November 29, 2013
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