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Steam Store Description (from Ad Blurbs)CHUCHEL is a comedy adventure game from the creators of Machinarium, Botanicula and Samorost. Join the hairy hero Chuchel and his rival Kekel as they will be facing numerous puzzles and challenges in their quest to retrieve the precious cherry!
The reward? Cheerful situational humor, wild music and sounds by the band DVA and dozens of hilarious gags that warm up even the coldest of souls. Plus cherries!
Be ready to:
- Crack up. Many times
- Guide Chuchel through a set of original puzzles
- Enjoy hundreds of whimsical animations
- Beat stages inspired by classic video games
- Interact with dozens of funky characters
- Please your ears with soundtrack by the IGF Award-winning band DVA
- Build an inexplicable passion for cherries
- Laugh. A lot.
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|Destructoid||Windows||Mar 06, 2018||9 out of 10||90|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||Mar 30, 2018||85 out of 100||85|
|GameStar (Germany)||Windows||Mar 06, 2018||81 out of 100||81|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Macintosh||Mar 06, 2018||16 out of 20||80|
|PC Gamer||Windows||Mar 07, 2018||80 out of 100||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Windows||Mar 06, 2018||16 out of 20||80|
|Adventure Gamers||Windows||Mar 07, 2018||80|
|Way Too Many Games||Windows||Apr 05, 2018||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||iPhone||Dec 21, 2018||Unscored||Unscored|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Android||Dec 21, 2018||Unscored||Unscored|
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ControversyIn a December 21, 2018 update, the developers changed the main character's appearance: from a black hairball with an orange hat, Chuchel became an orange hairball in a black hat. The reason stated was that the black Chuchel with prominent lips could be seen to resemble a racist blackface caricature. Quoting the original announcement on Steam:
In reaction to a number of requests we’ve seen coming from the players throughout the year, we ultimately decided to swap Chuchel’s colours and change his body colour from black to orange. We acknowledge that due to significant differences in culture and history between Central Europe and other regions, we did not consider the possibility of Chuchel, a living dust bunny, being associated with ‘blackface’, a theatrical racial stereotype which emerged in the United States in the 19th century.The change met with a highly negative reception from Steam customers, who accused the developers of caving to "SJWs" and bombed the game's store page with negative reviews.
We would like to sincerely apologize to anyone who has been offended by the original appearance of Chuchel. As a team of peace-minded creative people, we simply do not want any of our games and characters even remotely associated with racism or any other form of hate crime. In order to avoid any further misinterpretations, Chuchel’s appearance has just been updated here on Steam and will be changed on all platforms in the upcoming days and weeks.
Related Web Sites
- Chuchel (official website)
Windows Credits (25 people)
10 developers, 15 thanks
Ondřej Ježek, Jana Špalová, Natálie Barcalová, Veronika Stehlíková, David Oliva, Ivona Sedláková, Veronika Šancová, Jan Werner, Danuše Nerudová, Sergei Klimov, Greg Rice, Brandon Boyer, Anča, Máša