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SirPenguin
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(11-23-2012, 05:07 AM)


Developer: 5TH Cell
Publisher: Warner Brothers Entertainment

Genre: Puzzle/Platformer
Platforms: Wii U | PC (Steam) | 3DS
Price: $60 | $30 | $40
North American Release: Out Now!
Australian Release November 28th
European Release:





--> Scribblenauts! What more needs to be said?
Well, actually, probably a lot! After the lukewarm reception of the original "Draw Anything, Solve Everything", the sequel, Super Scribblenauts, introduced adjectives and cleaned up a lot of design goofs. Scribblenauts Unlimited approaches the playing field with a far more stable reputation, and as a result is no longer required to prove itself competent. Instead, Unlimited decides to aim for the fences




--> Welcome to Next Gen?
Scribblenauts' distinctive art style looks downright incredible when blown up to HD proportions. Both the Wii U and PC versions have beautiful, vibrant backdrops and awesome sprite/model work. Everything runs silky smooth and boy does it look pretty




--> Is [_________] in the game? It is now.
No need to worry about whether an object is in the game or not - if it's missing, simply create it yourself with the Object Editor. It's surprisingly robust, allowing you to create original objects or ape existing ones. User-generated content, baby!

This feature is only available via the Wii U and Steam versions. You can share your creations for the world to see (via the Miiverse or Steam Workshop), and you can download any abomination you find and use it immediately.




--> Yeah, but what about the gameplay?
Gone are the traditional levels of the previous games, replaced instead by an open world map populated with people best described as quest givers. There are 3 ways to earn the 60-odd Starites now:
  • Full starites, via involved, multi-objective levels on par with the longer levels from Super Scribblenauts
  • Starite shards, for solving minor problems for characters around the world
  • You can also earn shards through a psuedo-achievement system by making or interacting with certain objects




--> Yeah, but what about the dumb nonsensical fun?
Happily intact! Each world that houses the levels can also serve as giant playgrounds - screw around, spawn some monsters, drop a nuke and start all over again. Somehow the game is stuffed even more with references, memes, and easter eggs. It's a game best enjoyed by not taking it very seriously.

Combined with the object editor, the puzzles become almost a secondary feature compared to just screwing around.




--> Version differences?
3 different versions, 3 different games. Aside from price and platform, here's what you can expect out of each:
  • Steam: Has the Object Editor and shares creations via the Steam Workshop. Controlled via the keyboard.
  • Wii U: Has the Object Editor and shares creations via Miiverse. Also has cameos by various Nintendo characters from the Mario and Zelda games. Supports Gamepad-only play
  • 3DS: 3D-enabled and has a level editor. You can share levels via StreetPass as well.




--> Reviews
Last edited by SirPenguin; 11-23-2012 at 05:18 AM.
GAMERG0D
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(11-23-2012, 05:11 AM)
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Still not sure if I should get this on PC or Wii U. I mean yeah Wii U has the Nintendo characters but Steam Workshop...
harrypmgaga
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(11-23-2012, 05:11 AM)
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Aussie release date is 28th, just in case you wanted to update it. :)

Source: http://www.leveluptimes.com/news/scr...ianew-zealand/
Rubius
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(11-23-2012, 05:17 AM)
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Do the retail PC version exist? Its on Amazon.ca but its out of stock.
http://www.amazon.ca/Warner-Bros-883...3644194&sr=8-2

I like to have a physical version of my games.
aett
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(11-23-2012, 05:18 AM)
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Bought the 3DS version for my wife (the kind of person who only plays iOS games, electronic sudoku, and Animal Crossing) last week because she loved the first two. She got to the end credits less than a day later and beat the rest of the missions a couple of days after that. Just a heads up to wait for a sale if you really want the 3DS version (I'm sure that the creation mode would add a lot more playtime for the other versions).
KillerTravis
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(11-23-2012, 05:20 AM)

Originally Posted by GAMERG0D

Still not sure if I should get this on PC or Wii U. I mean yeah Wii U has the Nintendo characters but Steam Workshop...

Isn't Steam Workshop just used to share your creations?
Drago
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(11-23-2012, 05:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by GAMERG0D

Still not sure if I should get this on PC or Wii U. I mean yeah Wii U has the Nintendo characters but Steam Workshop...

PC. It's $30 cheaper!

I have the WiiU version and it's really great. I assume that the two games are identical, Nintendo characters and multiplayer aside. Nothing that's really worth the extra $30 to get the WiiU version (though I only paid $40). Get it!
Mr.LightMan
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(11-23-2012, 05:23 AM)
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Game has been pretty fun, made Pikachu and Charmander. They look like parody versions, but i like them.
SirPenguin
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(11-23-2012, 05:23 AM)

Originally Posted by harrypmgaga

Aussie release date is 28th, just in case you wanted to update it. :)

Source: http://www.leveluptimes.com/news/scr...ianew-zealand/

Thanks!
Snowden's Secret
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(11-23-2012, 05:24 AM)
Targets in my area have the U version at $49.99.
bender
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(11-23-2012, 05:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Drago

PC. It's $30 cheaper!

I have the WiiU version and it's really great. I assume that the two games are identical, Nintendo characters and multiplayer aside. Nothing that's really worth the extra $30 to get the WiiU version (though I only paid $40). Get it!

Not that it compares to the PC version price but Amazon still offers the game for $49.99 Wii U version. The main draw of the Wii U version for me is to have a game that takes advantage of remote play via the tablet.

I really want to try this game but I have a feeling I'm going to hate it. I've only tried a bit of the DS version and didn't have a good time. It looks so charming though!
harrypmgaga
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(11-23-2012, 05:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by SirPenguin

Thanks!

Not at all! :)
canadian crowe
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(11-23-2012, 05:35 AM)
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Whats the replay value and length like? My only option is wiiu and i want to know if im getting my moneys worth.
Lucent
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(11-23-2012, 05:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by canadian crowe

Whats the replay value and length like? My only option is wiiu and i want to know if im getting my moneys worth.

This. And also that Destructoid score. lol
Azure Dream
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(11-23-2012, 05:39 AM)
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Nice OP, especially the great images. (Money hat.)
Rubius
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(11-23-2012, 05:44 AM)
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If you want to browse the Steam Workshop. They do already have Nintendo character.
And TUBETHULU, THE WACKY WAVING INFLATABLE MYTHICAL CREATURE.

http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/b...owsesort=trend
Vermillion
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(11-23-2012, 05:45 AM)
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The Destructoid score isn't very promising. Actually, I read the review too, and it scares me.

Worth $60? MiiVerse people seem to think so, but.
HP_Wuvcraft
(11-23-2012, 05:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rubius

If you want to browse the Steam Workshop. They do already have Nintendo character.
And TUBETHULU, THE WACKY WAVING INFLATABLE MYTHICAL CREATURE.

http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/b...owsesort=trend

I may break and get this game.
Rubius
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(11-23-2012, 05:51 AM)
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Oh and here the Level editor
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...27&searchtext=

Dont know if this work as I do not have the game yet.
gamergirly
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(11-23-2012, 05:53 AM)
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I like the OT. Need to open the box lol
Drago
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(11-23-2012, 05:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rubius

Oh and here the Level editor
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...27&searchtext=

Dont know if this work as I do not have the game yet.

Woah.

Someone needs to put this on the WiiU version! I'm sure it's possible...
Data West
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(11-23-2012, 05:55 AM)
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There's some Warhammer 40K dudes on the Workshop too.
Vermillion
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(11-23-2012, 05:57 AM)
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Just read the Polygon review as well... I don't think I'll be getting this game anymore.
Blizzard
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(11-23-2012, 06:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rubius

Oh and here the Level editor
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...27&searchtext=

Dont know if this work as I do not have the game yet.

That's a troll thing, you can place a "level editor" ingame without downloading anything, but all it does is display a little level icon when you turn it on. I think spawning a "computer" does the same thing.

I like the PC version so far. Downsides include limitations on the object editor, no level editor, limited ways to solve puzzles, possibly no action levels, and the WASD keys can't be used to climb ladders.

Upsides include HD resolution, Steamworks for sharing creations, decent configurable WASD + mouse controls, typing words, and cheaper price. :)
Speevy
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(11-23-2012, 06:22 AM)
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Well I think it's a hoot on Steam.
Despera
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(11-23-2012, 06:26 AM)
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Bought the PC version. Game is a ton of fun in short bursts.
Takao
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(11-23-2012, 06:35 AM)
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The platform pricing scheme for this game is amazingly bad.
Speevy
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(11-23-2012, 06:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

The platform pricing scheme for this game is amazingly bad.

It's twice as good on the Wii U because it's a new system.
Takao
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(11-23-2012, 06:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Speevy

It's twice as good on the Wii U because it's a new system.

Why in the world is the 3DS game priced the same as games like Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, and higher than the PC SKU?
Speevy
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(11-23-2012, 06:43 AM)
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I honestly have no idea, but the publisher probably figures launch fever is gonna carry this game no matter what it costs.
DanteRavenkin
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(11-23-2012, 06:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dragonzord

There's some Warhammer 40K dudes on the Workshop too.

If Games Workshop has their way, they won't be there much longer, unfortunately.
BooJoh
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(11-23-2012, 06:46 AM)
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I don't know how many people are playing this, but I'm having issues with a custom object and wondering if anyone can help. I used a "child" as a base just because the size was right, but now I can get my object to either attack everything, or only non-player humans. I can't figure out how to get it to attack the player as well as other humans. I've tried telling it to attack "Maxwell," "player," "avatar," nothing seems to work unless I just make it get angry when it sees anything, and then it'll attack anything that's alive.
Froli
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(11-23-2012, 07:07 AM)
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wtf is Scribblenauts unlimited. lols
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJl8dRZWSeA
SirPenguin
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(11-23-2012, 07:22 AM)
I just downloaded a crop of Steam Workshop items. Below you can find some real hard hitting reviews journalism

Tank
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...36&searchtext=

Poor quality. Way too small. Good in theory


Sentry Gun
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...14&searchtext=

Eh. Decent. Works as advertised


Waspthrower
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...03&searchtext=

10/10. Shoots wasps. Has a wasp head on the gun itself. I tried to fire it in water and was electrocuted. good purchase.


Gotta Go Fast
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...36&searchtext=

You can ride him around. Somehow this solved the "entertain this kid" puzzle in the city, so that's pretty cool. a+++


Pregnancy Device
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...71&searchtext=

Video Games can now be defined as art

shaowebb
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(11-23-2012, 07:45 AM)
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Im loving this game so much. I'm slowly making MVC3 cast and putting them up.


Blizzard
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(11-23-2012, 07:54 AM)
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As a reminder to people submitting items: Ingame, you have to use uppercase letters and I think no punctuation. After you submit, however, you can edit the description in Steam Workshop to look better.
SirPenguin
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(11-23-2012, 08:00 AM)
Based off the runaway success that is the Pregnancy Device, I created a gun that makes your enemies pregnant, obsese, slow, and cannibalistic. After giving birth they eat their own kid.

I also created a version of the gun that makes the person poisonous as well. When they give birth their kids inherit their adjectives. Upon eating their offspring they are then poisoned

this is games
Drago
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(11-23-2012, 08:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by SirPenguin

Based off the runaway success that is the Pregnancy Device, I created a gun that makes your enemies pregnant, obsese, slow, and cannibalistic. After giving birth they eat their own kid.

I also created a version of the gun that makes the person poisonous as well. When they give birth their kids inherit their adjectives. Upon eating their offspring they are then poisoned

this is games

I really need to get into the object editor.

Is there a tutorial for it anywhere? I tried to do something with it but it confuses me a lot. :(

(I'm assuming WiiU and PC object editors are the same)
Blizzard
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(11-23-2012, 08:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Drago

I really need to get into the object editor.

Is there a tutorial for it anywhere? I tried to do something with it but it confuses me a lot. :(

(I'm assuming WiiU and PC object editors are the same)

I don't know of one, and I think it just takes experimentation. There are tooltips, but somewhat counterintuitively, you have to click the question mark button and then click buttons to actually see the tooltips. Just post here if you have a question, and we'll figure it out together I guess!
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(11-23-2012, 08:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by GAMERG0D

Still not sure if I should get this on PC or Wii U. I mean yeah Wii U has the Nintendo characters but Steam Workshop...

Jeremiah says you should buy the most expensive version :)
sorijealut
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(11-23-2012, 08:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

Jeremiah says you should buy the most expensive version :)

The cameos! ;)
Blizzard
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(11-23-2012, 08:33 AM)
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In checking items that were in previous versions, I'm seeing some differences. I haven't found items that were used to make the old action puzzles, so maybe those mechanics were completely removed?

Also, I have only gone through like two areas in Scribblenauts Unlimited. Are there any areas where the old jackhammer/digging mechanics exist, or was terrain destruction removed? I'm guessing that's the case, and maybe it's for the best, but I almost miss digging through sand now that I have new controls at my disposal.

I think there are no more Feep dinosaur adventures, though Feep is in the game...but everyone should still try spawning a time machine. It only seems to do one thing, but the music is great. :)
BooJoh
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(11-23-2012, 09:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Blizzard

everyone should still try spawning a time machine. It only seems to do one thing, but the music is great. :)

Also worth checking out: Night Vision Goggles, Thermal Goggles, Three D Glasses

I made a Minecraft Creeper. It's afraid of cats and gets angry, hisses, then explodes on people. I'd post a pic but I'm on the WiiU version.

Does the PC version have any sort of cross-compatibility with WiiU by sharing custom objects through Punctuation Plaza or is it completely integrated into Steam only?
Plasma
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(11-23-2012, 09:10 AM)
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I live in the UK if I imported the Australian version do you think it would work, they're PAL as well right?
BertleTheTurtle
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(11-23-2012, 09:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Plasma

I live in the UK if I imported the Australian version do you think it would work, they're PAL as well right?

I'm pretty sure US would work also. I don't think it's region locked.

I bought it for one guy already (after he paypal'd me) and would be happy to do it again if anyone is interested.

Originally Posted by Bossman

Thanks for buying it for me, you are a trustworthy person. Now I can finally enjoy this game.

Plasma
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(11-23-2012, 09:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by BertleTheTurtle

I'm pretty sure US would work also. I don't think it's region locked.

I bought it for one guy already (after he paypal'd me) and would be happy to do it again if anyone is interested.

Ah sorry I should have specified that I'm after the Wii U version, thanks for the offer though.
Tailzo
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(11-23-2012, 10:29 AM)
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The OP seems to indicate this has no EU release date on wiiU. Is that right?
Freezie KO
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(11-23-2012, 10:34 AM)
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Bought for 3DS for when I go visit family for the holidays.
Ferrio
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(11-23-2012, 11:40 AM)
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Tried to make voltron, not sure how you interact with the animation boxes.. You can't spawn new ones can you?
Ch Totoro
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(11-23-2012, 11:42 AM)
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Is it possible for me (EU Wii-U incoming) to buy an Aussie version of the game and play it?
The game seems to be awesome but waiting for an EU version will be too long..; why don't they at least sell the English version first?

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