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CaveDays (Windows)

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Description

Ugo and Dawson are two cavemen friends who live their lives hunting dinosaurs. Dawson thinks that life could be more than that; Ugo agrees, since he thinks life is also about eating dinosaurs! They're always together, until a husband-hunter woman shows up and turns their lives upside down...

CaveDays is a 2D platform game with a touch of humor. The player controls Ugo and Dawson throughout the 30 stages of the game, set in four different scenarios: mountain, forest, rolling hills and underground. The level structure is branched, and at each stage, the characters have to gather gems to unlock the next stage or stages. To gather such gems, they complete a series of objectives, which may involve tasks like hunting dinosaurs, collecting fruits, racing against NPCs, painting rocks, lifting rocks to find creatures, etc.

Besides jumping and attacking with their clubs, Ugo and Dawson have also a backpack, used to keep items, such as beaten dinosaurs. They can get, carry and throw objects such as beaten dinosaurs and stones.

There are plenty of objects with which the player can interact, such as carnivorous plants (which will function as cannons and will spit the cavemen), rock switches (which activate devices and move objects), vines, etc.

Screenshots

CaveDays Windows Throughout the levels, the characters will find many of those "bug" special items, each one with a certain property. This one gives more time.
CaveDays Windows Main menu screen.
CaveDays Windows Stage one loading screen.
CaveDays Windows It is possible to check which objectives are completed by pausing the game.

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The Press Says

GameXtazy Nov 20, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Out Of Eight Feb 23, 2007 6 out of 8 75
Total PC Gaming Nov 27, 2008 5.1 out of 10 51

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Trivia

Comic

There are comic strips starring the game characters available at the game's homepage (the link can be found in the related links section).

Awards

  • JogosBR (held by the Brazilian government)
    • 2006 - One of the winners in the Complete Game category

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chirinea (33558) added CaveDays (Windows) on Jun 25, 2007
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