Reverse Boots


  • Currently 4.5/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.5/5 (46 votes)
| Comments (3) | Views (3,500)

Reverse Boots

HopefulNebulaThe magic boots in Reverse Boots, Denis Vasilev's new platform game, are a wee bit more utilitarian than the last magic problem-solving footwear I've encountered. Your goal is to collect the key (and bonus stars, if you're daring) and then get to the door on each level of the dragon's tower. Use the [arrow] keys to move, and [up] to jump. The trick of the boots is that whenever you jump, the world changes around you. Blocks move and rotate, spikes and fire-breathing totems change direction. Oh, and this happens every time you jump, whether you want it to or not.

Reverse BootsReverse Boots is an interesting take on the "run and jump and avoid fireballs" genre of platformer. In this case, you don't neutralize threats so much as you move them. The challenge isn't always making that perfectly-timed leap, but making sure you'll be safe when you get there. The first few levels are straightforward enough, but just when I thought I had the spikes and moving platforms figured out, there were spikes on moving platforms and I had to rethink my strategy. The new challenges are introduced at a decent rate, so there's always something new to figure out without being overwhelmed. The deaths are a bit grisly in an over-the-top cartoony sort of way (though not overly explicit), and it would be nice to control the height of my jumps, but in the end, Reverse Boots is an engaging set of puzzles. Do avoid the lava, though: these boots might be magical, but they're not that magical.

Play Reverse Boots

3 Comments

Oh thank the Gods brave Knight! You saved my life! I owe you a debt of gratitude for plucking me from the jaws of death. Those wolves would surely have made a fine meal of me. What's that? Your Princess girlfriend has been kidnapped by a dragon? That's awful! Please... take these magic boots to help you in your quest. What do they do you ask? Well...

THEY SCREW WITH YOUR LIFE AND MAKE EVERYTHING MORE DIFFICULT!

Expect a lot of jumping on the spot and dying. Yeah... turns out they don't help at all. I'm not a wizard, I'm an ungrateful douche nozzle.

Reply
Username Author Profile Page June 27, 2013 2:01 PM

Game wasn't really that difficult until the later levels, but then it was just about timing a couple jumps. At least the star rating worked....

Reply

so much facepalm...

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
A Good Snowman is Hard to Build> Dora Simple can be smart, and this indie puzzle game is simply gorgeous to boot. Play as a little monster who just wants to build bunches of snowmen (and snowwomen!) by solving clever, tightly designed levels with rich atmosphere that will suck you in no matter what the weather is like outside.  ...
1,477 Views
1 Comment
Mibibli's Quest> Lori.h Expect the unexpected and all the weirdness you can handle in Mibibli's Quest. When you're not shooting your way to face off against the evil Crocobili, you're dancing to avoid getting shot or talking with satanic cultist. It's just a day in the life of Mibibli.  ...
3,056 Views
14 Comments
Blue Box> Johnny123 A relaxing, ambient and minimalist puzzle game. You move your bouncing blue box left and right with the arrows, deleting every box you land on as you go. Some boxes require more than one bounce so prepare to do some mental gymnastics as you try to delete each one.  ...
Find 10 Yellow Cupcakes> Dora If you want to escape from this itty-bitty house, you'll need to do something so heinous we can hardly speak it... find and DEVOUR ten whole cupcakes, solving a few whimsical puzzles along the way!  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Runefall

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2015 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!