JiG is on Patreon and Needs You! Click here for more information


  • Review

  • Browser Games

Imperfect Balance 2


  • Currently 4.1/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.1/5 (54 votes)
Comments (2) | Views (1,936)

DoraImperfect Balance 2I don't know you, but I probably hate you a little. Look at you. Walking around, not randomly faceplanting into things, able to put your pants on while balancing on one leg. Mocking the less balance-ically gifted. Well, no more! Join me, my uncoordinated brothers and sisters! Now it's our time to shine with a game aimed at our particular skillset, Imperfect Balance 2. Ttursas (Jyri Luukkonen and Ville Helin) bring you a sequel to their original spin on their own physics puzzle series. Simply pluck shapes from the top of the screen with the mouse, rotating them with [A] and [D] or the [arrow] keys, and drop them onto the carefully balanced structures below, trying to knock everything off the perch. Certain levels also have special objects like bombs that you can use to get rid of stubborn shapes, or blocks with unique properties to be taken into consideration.

As with the original, Imperfect Balance 2 is still less about wanton destruction and more about thinking how best to use the often unorthodox shapes at your disposal, since dropping them without thought is a good way to end up with a cluttered mess and the score equivalent of a frowny face. It still feels a bit as if you're at the occasionally sullen whims of the physics engine, with shapes sometimes falling in the exact opposite fashion you want them to and blocking their own descent, or even getting stuck between immovable obstacles. Some restrictions also seem strange... glass is fragile, but bombs can't blown it up? But fans of the original and those looking for simple, coffee-break accessible physics puzzle goodness will find it here, along with some genuinely clever level design. So come on... it's time to celebrate the imperfections in life.

Play Imperfect Balance 2

2 Comments

Amen my unco-sister!

No more will we have to hide in the shadows (which we originally ended up in because we accidentally got the elastic of our underwear caught around our toes while we were putting them on and then started to fall over so we did that air wave, grab on to nothing gesture with our hands as we headed to horizontality, only to grab onto the curtains/drapes, which then became detached from the wall and landed on top of us, forming a dark, comforting shelter over us and we thought maybe it'd be best for society if we just stayed here for a while rather than attempt to survive in a world filled with "Slippery When Wet", "Mind The Step" and "Do So At Your Own Risk" signage.)

On second thought... I think I'll just stay indoors and play Imperfect Balance 2.

What could possibly go wrong?

Reply
fuzzyface January 27, 2011 5:49 AM

I like it how taking an existing concept (perfect balance) turn it around and makes a completly new game out of it.

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)
Monkey GO Happy Escape the Castle> Bindie The monkeys are back! In the latest instalment of PencilKids'' popular primate series, your little furry friends have gone walkabouts in the dungeon of a castle. This particular dungeon is infested with more goblins, ghouls and gargoyles than you can...  ...
Kentucky Route Zero: Act II> Rebecca Spoilers ahead! Kentucky Route Zero is an episodic point-and-click game in five acts. Before you dig deep into Act II, please do consider enjoying Act I first....  ...
1,591 Views
2 Comments
Frog Fable> Arceus You thought it would be a simple errand. Just run along and get some milk for the King of the Village's Friday pancakes, right? The trouble for protagonist Zbylut (pronunciation unknown) begins when guards block the entrance to the town....  ...
Greetings From Potato Island> Arceus Tell me--do you believe? Believe in what, I hear you asking. Santa? The Easter Bunny? The Tooth Fairy? All good guesses indeed, but the answer Carmel Games' Escape from Potato Island was looking for was actually potatoes! Eye couldn't believe...  ...
Emerland Solitaire: Endless Journey

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Game of the week

Haunted Hotel: The Thirteenth

Your Favorite Games edit

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

Monthly Archives