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GF Rating
7.1

818 ratings

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GF Rating
7

Good

Fun and short

posted by ranmcc (WALDORF, MD) Dec 13, 2011

Member since Oct 2011

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

This is a fun fun fun... short short short game... that's all... the story is hilarious and the game play is decent. There's nothing spectacular but if you enjoyed Maw and Comic Jumper then you won't be disappointed with this Twisted Pixel title.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Excellent game for the Kinect!

posted by DavidBankson (HENDERSON, TX) Sep 5, 2013

Member since Aug 2013

This game is hilarious, first off. Play it for that alone if nothing else. The premise is excellent -- a gunslinger getting revenge, the classic trope in Westerns...except this one is a skeleton. And a marionette. Seeing strings, human hands, and audience members is a very common occurence, and brilliantly executed. They did a great job keeping it interesting, always with some new task or weapon being thrown at you. It's a decent challenge, but not too difficult. Seems to work very well with the Kinect, I had very little problems with it reading my movements like in many of the Kinect games. You won't be disappointed by The Gunstringer, though you probably wouldn't want it for more than a rental. I was tired of it after a couple of days, despite that I wanted to stay interested.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Marionette Funfighter

posted by Faerie_Knight (DUBUQUE, IA) Mar 13, 2013

Member since Mar 2013

Man this game is fun! Controls are sometimes awkward, but that's more a case of needing good spacial awareness then anything else in my opinion. Have to say though, your arms get tired fairly quickly. Overall a good game. I'd recommend renting it, at least.

The humor is rather tongue in cheek, and sometimes rather British in flavor. If you enjoy Monty Python and Red Dwarf then you'll probably find the humor great.

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