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Dandy & Randy DX

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Dandy & Randy DX Description:



Dandy and Randy are a couple of archaeologists who are in a huge pickle. They owe a ton of money to their bank and unless they can't figure out a way to pay it back, they're done for! Luckily, they have just received the information about a mysterious, fabled precious stone showing up in a far away island.

Can they find it, pay back their debts and become rich in the process? It's up to you to find out!




Play either alone or with a friend! With local co-op anyone can join in the fun at any time during the game. You can even unlock new characters as you play!



Dandy & Randy DX Features:

  • Travel across the land in both single-player or local multiplayer co-op.
  • Fight a diverse cast of enemies.
  • Discover tons of treasures, hidden or not.
  • Solve puzzles and feel smart about it!
  • Unlockable characters!
  • A shop system with encouraging help!
  • Cute art style for all ages! Try playing with your grandma.
  • Steam Achievements

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Game Discussion

Review by Anonymous
Review from Steam

Love this game :)

Review from Steam

Fun short coop game
Performance wise it got a little laggy at times but a quick restart solved that.
Note for the devs:
The escape sequence bugged out after we died in it;
-Timer went up instead of down
-Puzzles already solved in the run before got reset, essentially softlocking us in the escape. We solved this by simply doing the puzzles again on a retry but the intended shortcut door at the start was useless due to this

Review from Steam

Please see my curator page for more games that are well worth your time
Approximate amount of time to 100%: 3h
Estimated achievement difficulty: 2/10
Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1
Is there a good guide available: Yes, Knoef has a good achievement guide and Achievement Land on youtube has a nice walkthrough
Multiplayer achievements: No
Missable achievements: No
Grinding Achievements: Not really if you first go for 7.5k money before buying anything
DLC-Only achievements: No
Speedrun achievements: No
Time-gated achievements: No
RNG-achievements: No
Does difficulty affect achievements: I'm unsure, after completing the game I saw the difficulty setting in the menu.
Unobtainable/glitched achievements: No
I'm a bit split on this review. I enjoyed Randy & Dandy in the past and thought that version was fine, it has some things I didn't like, but it wasn't just released and just a charming little game. This new release (the DX version) has a new level as far as I could find online but hasn't much more improvements from what I could remember or could find online.
Some things that I was disappointed in are that there are no resolution settings, no keybinding settings, the load times are a bit long for such a small game but most of all, no skippable text. which means if you keep dying on a boss, you have to hear his story again, and again, and again... A skip button shouldn't be too hard to implement in a new version and would be a nice QoL feature in the new version. I still like the game, it doesn't overstay its welcome, it is nice and not too challenging, and just a lot of fun. I just had a little bit higher expectations for a DX version.
Here is what I wrote about the first version, which a few changes because of changes in this new version:
This is a short but fun action-adventure game. You can play this solo or as a local multiplayer game. There is a small story in the game; if you would like to know what is going on, don’t skip the intro when you start the game! This game has 6 levels. In each level, you’re trying to find 4 keys to open the way to the boss.
Dandy & Randy DX doesn't have any missable achievements. I would highly recommend first saving up to 7,5k coins before buying anything. 2 Achievements are for visiting a specific spot in level 1 and level, but if you miss those you can go back and go there easily. The rest of the achievements are story-related and can't be missed at all.

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