It's not so clever to fall into lava all the time
October 5, 2012 12:38 PM   Subscribe

For your Flash Friday consideration, I offer a quirky platform game with a physics engine to challenge your dexterity and puzzle-solving ability. In Box Clever, you take on the role of the Blue Blob, who searches for the exit in a succession of side-view platform worlds and is rewarded by gentlemanly attire.

If you don't find the 15 levels of the older version sufficient, or want the option of skipping over an annoying level or three, you can play the extended Level Pack version with 40 more levels. Both versions have easy tutorial levels in the beginning, so you can easily pick up the gameplay in either one. There are also walkthrough videos and even a level editor.
posted by tykky (10 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Reminds me a little of Oxyd, which if you enjoyed, try Enigma.
posted by mrgrimm at 12:42 PM on October 5, 2012 [1 favorite]

And your reward is clothes...
posted by 256 at 12:57 PM on October 5, 2012

Why is it so satisfying to drown The Diseased in that river of blood?
posted by mochapickle at 1:33 PM on October 5, 2012

Oh wow, Oxyd. I played the snot out of that game back in the day.
posted by shakespeherian at 1:59 PM on October 5, 2012

Fuck you, level 18. I've won by pure grit.
posted by hat_eater at 2:32 PM on October 5, 2012

I played the snot out of that game back in the day.

Which was like ... 1990? One of the first cross-platform "shareware" games, if I remember ... (i.e. you got X levels for free with paid "codes" to unlock the rest).
posted by mrgrimm at 2:41 PM on October 5, 2012

This is fun (though as someone who uses the arrow keys instead of WASD, I hate the button+mouse interface for platform games.)
posted by Navelgazer at 3:29 PM on October 5, 2012

It stops working after the first level. Screw 'em.
posted by Malor at 4:18 PM on October 5, 2012

you had me at "gentlemanly attire".
posted by xbonesgt at 4:40 PM on October 5, 2012

Man, that Oxyd video is giving me major flashbacks. The sound effects in particular. I'll have to send that to my dad!
posted by brundlefly at 4:47 PM on October 5, 2012

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