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Dodo Master review (iPad)

August 27, 2014

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10 word description: Dodo vs deathtraps platform game. 80 levels. 20 hats. No IAPs.

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10 word review: Spike pits and fire traps are fun. Dodo Master rules.

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You will like this if you enjoy: Platform games featuring loads of dastardly traps.

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The good news: Looks great, sounds great, plays great. The levels are fairly short but packed with danger and opportunities to risk everything over and over again – classic platforming gameplay. 

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The bad news: Just one thing – the dive button is very close to the jump button and I occasionally plummeted to my doom rather than jumping. You get used to it and it’s not a massive issue, although the option to customise the button positions would be great.

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Arcadelife verdict: Dodo Master is a classic platform game experience. It has all the spike pits, fire, traps, swinging blades and nasty spiders you could possibly want, and then a few more just in case. I sat down to play a few levels and ended up clearing about a third of the levels in one long session. Please don’t make any more games like this – I don’t have time to enjoy stuff as much as this!

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Dodo Master – just an excellent platform game. If you like platform games and you haven’t got this one, the app store link is right there at the end of this review.

Arcadelife rating

Presentation – 9/10
Visuals – 9.5/10
Controls – 9/10
Content – 8.5/10
Fun – 9/10
Final rating – 9/10

CLASSIC PLATFORMING

Rating categories explained here.
Version reviewed by Arcadelife is 1.0
iTunes link
Arcadelife played and reviewed this game on:
4th gen iPad (iOS 7.1.2)
This review was typed on a Das Keyboard Model S mechanical keyboard – check them out, they’re really rather groovy.
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