COCONUT DODGE REVITALISED
Coconuts. Is there anything that they can’t do?
them to be a “superfood” (despite their distinct lack of capes). You
can cook chips in their oil, and when grated they add just the right
amount of grit to Cherry Ripes. Plus, they’re great for making
radios, computers, bowling balls and more, as we learned from that
classic 1960s documentary about an unfortunate collective of
seafaring day trippers who tragically lost their way in a violent
storm and became marooned, Gilligan’s Island.
Coconuts are also handy for squashing crabs. This latter is somewhat
bad news, not only if you’re a crab, but also if you’re playing this
funkified remix of the mini Coconut Dodge (hence the
‘Revitalised’ sticky-taped – possibly with coconut-based glue - to
the end). How so? Well, you’re a crab. A crab named Clawrence.
As Clawrence, your mission – whether you jolly well choose to
accept it or not - is to skitter helter-skelter right and left along
the bottom of the screen – or “beach” - dodging a cascading
cavalcade of crushy-crushy coconuts as you collect all manner of
booty from gold to diamonds to rubies to, erm, pearl necklaces. The
precipitation sure is bloody strange in this place.
also get to play with the odd beach ball and... erm, not much else
other than deal with stuff getting faster and furiouser. But just
try not to get addicted.
It’s one of the simplest things
we’ve ever played – and we’ve got an ancient Game & Watch kicking
around somewhere - but dang if Coconut Dodge Revitalised
doesn’t suck you into a vortex of addiction, at least briefly. Score
more! Nab trophies! Play challenges! Beat friends! Get coconutty!
To riff on another classic ’60s documentary, about a poor
widower with five kids and a bloody big bus to support by performing
concerts of a musical nature, c’mon, get crabby!