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Monday, December 25, 2006
Click here to watch 1min gameplay video of Merry Gear Solid

Seems that Merry Gear Solid is catching on like wildfire, with mentions on Kotaku, selectbutton.net and Something Awful to name a few.

There are even calls for a sequel, but The Podunkian (real name: Arthur Lee) may have to neglect work on The Underside if such requests were considered. And the Arsecast Host would be really disappointed if the Cave Story tribute was delayed any further.

Web sites
- Merry Gear Solid
- Super Fun Dungeon Run

The Underside
- gameplay videos: one, two
- screenshots: one, two, three
(opens in new window)
- Clickzine preview

[Merry Gear Solid secrets in comments section]

Click here to watch 1min gameplay video of The Underside
3 Comments:
Blogger Tim W. said at 12/25/2006 04:45:00 AM:  
The rankings in Merry Gear Solid are: (in order of preference, lower on the list gets more preference)

<=300 sec - Big Beard
<=600 sec - Big Boss
>600 sec - Tortoise
>= 1 Alert - Elf
>= 6 Shots - Maverick
>= 12 Shots - Cowboy
>= 5 Alerts - Elephant
>= 10 Alerts - Mammoth
>= 10 Photos - Photographer

Ranking info, lyrics, cheats (spoilers).
Anonymous The Arsecast Host said at 12/25/2006 08:18:00 AM:  
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooo-
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oooooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Anyhoo, Merry Gear Solid was very good indeed. Lovely little Christmas game. :)

Great production values - espesh the credits.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 1/20/2007 09:13:00 AM:  
ugh the not that horrible cave story ripoff. Sorry its just too horrible an unoriginal yet different enough to be a ripoff not a tribute.
Souless garbage