Golden Scarabaeus


  • Currently 4.3/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.3/5 (73 votes)
| Comments (9) | Views (52)

Golden Scarabaeus

DoraGolden Scarabaeus by BestPhysicsGames is the sort of endearingly weird little physics puzzle that only gets stranger as you play. The object of the game is to collect all the golden scarabs on each level using the little square minions at your disposal, and the catch is that each of them has a different ability when you click on them. Some can float, others can roll, or jump, and some minions will also react to certain objects in the environment differently... they might be able to smash through blocks, and all can be attracted (or repelled!) by lasers you can turn on and off with a click. To get them safely around hazards and have them reach each scarab, you'll need to figure out the proper orders to hit switches, move blocks, and more.

Golden ScarabaeusGolden Scarabaeus makes for a solid little snack of entertainment largely due to how it provides variety without drowning you in it the way other games might. The combination of different minion effects and the way they work with their environment allows for just enough interconnecting elements to make you think a little on each stage instead of having to keep track of a pile of different variables. Of course, it's still a fairly simple game with a relatively low difficulty level, but the regular pace at which it keeps introducing different things to its stages keeps things fresh. Clean visuals, intuitive gameplay, and forgiving physics makes this one an accessible, goofy treat for whatever time you have.

Play Golden Scarabaeus

9 Comments

I cannot get past level 5.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Nevermind POP

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

I'm also stuck on level 5. Care to share a hint?

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Heh. Got it.

Pay attention to the other arrow!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Is anyone else having trouble with level 15? It's really buggy. The main block character keeps getting stuck and the button is unresponsive at times.

Also, does the music remind anyone else of Ocean Breathes Salty by Modest Mouse? Listen to the "Get away from me" chorus bit. It's so similar.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

(28 levels and 1 fun game later)

Scarabeus! Scarabeus!
Rock me, Scarabeus!

/obligatorymusicpun

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Can't solve level 25. Walkthrough button does not work.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Rygar: For level 25

First click the upper-right orange button to break the ice with the laser.

Next pull the guy to the right with the traction beam. He will float up and get his balloon popped. Push the other orange button right away to shut off the laser.

If you turn on the other traction beam (up on the right) and float the man up and down by clicking on him, you can get him far enough to the right that he'll fall down onto the ramp.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

My three-year old loves this game. Is there anything on iOS that would be similar - clicking various things in various ways to solve puzzles - that someone could suggest? I want to wean him off of Kingdom Rush and Plants vs. Zombies toward something with less violence and more problem-solving.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment 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)
1,112 Views
2 Comments
Exit Fate> Dora In this free indie RPG heavily inspired by the likes of Suikoden and other classics of the genre, Daniel is a man betrayed by his country and trapped behind enemy lines who suddenly finds himself in a unique position to help end the fighting. Recruit 75 party members for your castle, take part in huge battles, and enjoy hours and hours and HOURS of play time in this massive game.  ...
The Silent Age: Episode Two> Kimberly Joe is back to finish up what was started in the second episode of this fantastic point-and- click adventure. With the fate of humanity on his shoulders, Joe needs you to help him travel through time to find answers on how to prevent the human race from going extinct.  ...
1,306 Views
12 Comments
The Rogue Puzzle Game> Satori Clear your way through the dungeon in this unique Sokoban-like puzzle game by carefully selecting which swords to shove into which monsters to vanquish them all. The Rogue Puzzle Game was picked as one of only three finalists in the Game Nomad competition and is set to be presented at Gamer's Day, Arabia's largest gaming event.  ...
750 Views
3 Comments
Sentry Knight 2> Dora Sentry Knight is back and more colourful than ever in this sequel that brings more of the same addictive defensive shooting fans have come to crave. Stay in your tower and take aim against an onslaught of baddies, upgrading spells and abilities, as you bow-and-arrow your way across the kingdom.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Riddles of Fate: Memento Mori

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 ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!