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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Funtasia (2022) is a racing game where you play anthropomorphic animals who have jumped in goofy vehicles to fend off their world succumbing to trash. You play by accelerating or decelerating to try and get through the side-on level, using the physics of the bumps and lumps to jump gaps and hopefully not land upside-down. It stands out not only for the art and character, but the joyful exuberance of how many unexpected (and bizarre) challenges levels throw at you.

You work to save the beautiful, ecologically sustainable world of Funtasia and its furry inhabitants from tons of garbage dumped on it from space. It's simple to play but to do well takes real practice to nail the timing and balance.

Each level ripples, with hills, pits, bridges, quicksand, cliffs, and caves separating you from the finish line. To get through you need to balance acceleration, brakes, and the tilt of the car to keep trucking forwards. The final twist is that although you can slow down, you can't stop.

The result is a game filled with furry animals in a hand-drawn (Adventure Time/Troma) world. There are 40 different cars for them to master, each with different performance, challenges, and idiosyncrasies. Add to that the trash-boss enemies and the great co-operative option, and you have a great little game for families of all ages.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Funtasia 17 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 17 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Simulation and Traversal game with Collecting and Race elements. This is a single-player game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for Fear.

Skill Level

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need to be able to deal with the frustration of failure and the intentionally limiting controls. But there is always the chance to retry a level so they can slowly get better.

CostsCosts

Funtasia usually costs £11.39 to £13.49.
 

Funtasia

Steam Store PC £12.79
Switch Store Switch £13.49
Steam Store Mac £11.39
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 29/09/2022

Out Now: PC and Switch

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Simulation, Traversal (Collecting and Race)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

Developer: Fantastico Dev (@FantasticoDev)


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