Teeworlds is a free open source fast-paced sidescrolling multiplayer-only computer game. The game features simple cartoon-themed graphics and physics, and relies heavily on classic shooter weaponry and gameplay. The controls are heavily inspired by the First-person shooter genre of computer games.
The latest release (0.6.1) was on July 31, 2011, and the game is still under active development. As of version 0.4.0, the game’s and website’s name changed from Teewars to the current Teeworlds with the developers citing unspecified legal reasons.
Teeworlds is an online only game and the only fault that can be seen in the gameplay is the lag due to bad connections of some players, or your own.
The game system is still basic, Aim and shoot with the mouse while moving with the keys W, S, A, D, and you can jump with SPACE. The controls are fully customizable and are present both written and voice chat.
This game despite its 2D graphics and the retro gameplay, combines all the innovations introduced in the recent years with the great fun provided by the top platform games of the past.
This small package (about 8 Mb) contains hours and hours of pure digital entertainment. Simply start the game and go into any online server to be catapulted into a magical world, with only trees and smiling suns cartoon style, populated by strange round characters called , in fact, Tee.
The Tee, although they may remember Kirby , have no history and there isn’t a clear story. The only goal of the game is to exterminate their enemies in a death match, using weapons like the grenade launcher, shotgun, laser, gun or simply the very cute hammer.
The weapons are inspired by FPS games such as the Quake and Unreal Tournament series. The player spawns with two basic weapons: a wooden mallet and a pistol. The pistol is the only weapon that regenerates its ammunition over time but has the lowest damage of one hp (health point) per hit.
There are no shift to be respected like in Worms or Gunbound, the gameplay is very frantic and in real time. There are 3 officials modes of play the game , Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Capture the Flag, which are complemented by many other developed and supported by the community as Domination, Instagib and RPG.
After a few minutes of training, you’ll understand how Teeworlds can be a great game, ideal to fill those empty moments of the day at work or school. It Will not be the game of your life, but a pleasant pastime between a game more “serious” and some other activity.