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How Do You Keep Grumpy Grownups Off Your Back? With Zig Zag Zombie, Of Course

How Do You Keep Grumpy Grownups Off Your Back? With Zig Zag Zombie, Of Course

July 23, 2012
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Zig Zag Zombie HD ($1.99) by Part Time Evil is a physics-based puzzle game that will have you dancing around the lunch table for brains. Don’t let “The Man” try to keep your from having the undead time of your life.

Zig Zag Zombie HD by Part Time Evil screenshot

Players must take down the Anti-Monster Squad before they stop Zomb and his friends from having fun. To do so, aim the monsters in the right direction so they ricochet off of walls, pick up brains and knock over the grumpy adults. Monster adventures are so much fun.

The monsters are invisibly connected to a virtual radius so they can only be repositioned along a specific circumference. However, they will bounce off of obstacles until they reach an Anti-Monster Squad grownup or run out of inertia, whichever comes first.

There are three different worlds and each world has 20 levels. There are also four rows that each have a different level of difficulty. As you progress, the obstacles get harder, but Zomb gets help from his friends. Friends like Vamp, who has fiery hair that burns away wooden blocks and Bomber who blows the Anti-Monster Squad baddie clean off the screen. There are 60 levels across three worlds. Each world has four special “Brain Levels” that can only be accessed if you collected all of the brains in a given row. The Brain Levels are much harder to complete than the rest of the world.

The first 10 or so levels are almost too easy, but once you get about halfway through the first world, the puzzles become more challenging. The replay value is good because you’ll want to collect all of the brains in order to play the secret levels.

Overall, this is a decent game. The graphics are a bit muddy on the Retina display iPad and the price is too high. However, the levels are challenging and the puzzles are hard to beat. If you like physics-based games, you should check this one out. I recommend trying the free version first, though. Third-generation iPad owners may not like the quality of the graphics.

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