Preview of The Crackpet Show – Thrash and Hilarity in a World of Cartoons Review

Funny animals, like if they were escaping out of Happy Tree Friends, organize an armed massacre of creatures in a post-apocalyptic setting for the enjoyment of the spectators – sounds great and plays better. We reviewed the Roguelike Shooter The Crackpot Show, released with early access.

  • Producer: Vixa Games
  • Publisher: Ravenage Games
  • Please mark the date: December 16, 2021

Only mutant animals can remain on Earth in the aftermath of the apocalypse. They survived, grew up, and created a wildly entertaining TV show that lets them play a non-stressful shootout. The players will enjoy the cooperative shooting game with Roguelite elements. In the game, they’ll take on various cartoon monsters.

The show comprises multiple seasons (currently, there are two seasons, one is under development), each season containing the same number of episodes (six each season). A typical attack consists of a couple of rooms with enemies and the mandatory room with the boss at the conclusion. The idea is simple: defeat enemies, take on the boss, then bathe in glory after winning. Fans lavishly shower their heroes with likes. Likes are used to exchange currency.

Players must select one of the four classes before beginning the race. This will impact the weapon they start with and the bonus item. The division of classes is not necessary since the equipment is changed several times during the game. There is also the option of purchasing rewards from sponsors. The points are awarded to those who defeat bosses. “Passive rewards” constitute the roguelike aspect on The Crackpot Show, as they are carried over from episode to episode. They can include permanent health enhancements, lower cost of stores, increased efficiency of the boss’s room, and much more.

The rooms throughout the episodes are randomly chosen and are connected with chains that force players to pick a path to follow. The players must decide which direction they’ll take – whether they want to acquire more weapons, or along an avenue that has lots of toys (these are bonuses they “burn off” after the conclusion of each episode) and maybe even to a particular chain that includes an area equipped with a healing device and the store.

Randomness can be both an advantage and a drawback of the game. Crackpot Show Crackpet Show is highly unpredictable. It can happen within the same run; it is possible to lavish players with excellent equipment and bonuses, give them nothing and force them to battle the boss using a start “cannon.” The initial weapons are weak, and if you fail to receive significant bonuses as quickly as you can, your wound will likely be fatal.

Strategies and tactics are nothing when you consider the joy you experience from playing the game. The Crackpot Show is entertaining, filled with humor and chaos, from the aesthetics to the game’s gameplay. It’s the ultimate shooter with an overhead view in which cartoons can destroy even more ugly creatures, and fight hilarious bosses, and don’t even get the slightest of irritated when a bullet strikes a blind spectator.

Brutally violent gunfights are often accompanied by bloodstains, body fragments, as well as comic book-style captions that read “TA!-TA!-TA!” and “KABOOM!” are displayed above the characters whenever shots or “KABOOM!” are or “KABOOM!” appear above the characters when shots are fired. Every boss has a distinct style and appearance (and will appear in subsequent episodes in the form of an intermediary boss), and the gun options fit perfectly in the game’s wildly imaginative world. There’s a music cannon and a rocket launcher, which has black holes that act as projectiles, snowball guns, and many other fun guns, for instance.

It’s a great feeling knowing that The Crackpot Show is already filled with the content just at the time of the early access phase. Two seasons completed of six episodes is a good dozen hours of the game. Given that with each new episode, the game gets more complicated. Eventually or later, you’ll need to go back to the stage you’ve beaten and collect money to upgrade your skills. There are more than 30 varieties of weapons as well as kinds of items and plush as.

This is enough to stay playing with players for a few hours, and the game’s developers will not delay players as per the plan. The game’s January release is going to be brand new players, places, and enemies, and later in February, the game will feature more. If you’re looking to have a good fun that you can play with friends like Broforce, Castle Crashers, or Helldivers, then this is the suitable game for you.


We don’t give games a rating that are in early access, but currently, the Crackpet Show is a solid nine. The game isn’t likely to be affected by future updates that will ruin it.

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