Inevitably as a gamer you will come across that moment when the following occurs to you, this game is weird as hell. Mr. Legs feels like a damn time machine went ahead and zapped some freakish 1960′s cartoon into this century with no regard for the minds effected. Ultimately what you see here is a manifestation of acid mixed in with crows, cherries and fruit-flavored wallpaper. But what are you going to do when that classical/speed-piano soundtrack fires up forcing you to stretch those fingers along that black and white interface?
The point of Mr. Legs, as far as I can tell, is to progress through simple stages while trying to snag as many cherries as possible on top of popping a few pills along the way. You will need to do plenty of ducking and dodging to avoid rabid crows and bombs that resemble something the coyote would use blow craters in the desert. Last time I saw somebody with legs like this guy I was watching a nice little special on National Geographic, and that chick had to have her legs broken first. Maybe there is some kind of connection there, sure would make the game a lot more witty. Still, you can’t really explain the hat and that very weird Adventure Time sketchy facial expression.
So what about the mechanics? Collecting pills will speed up the rate in which you will probably get jittery enough to lose your face in some off-beat collision. Collecting cherries is how you earn points and progress into the later stages of the game. The animation is solid and it seems like the developers simply had a good time making that happen the way it should. The game gets pretty hardcore fairly quickly turning a nice walk into assault which is fun. On the downside there is absolutely no appeal outside of just showing other people just how weird it all seems once you get bored enough. It is definitely not something you could play repeatedly but honestly that is probably just because this side-scrolling engine has been worn out to pieces and Mr. Legs ultimately very subtle. The icon is kind of nice against a dark background though so go ahead and keep it installed for “Wtf” value.
To each his/her own with this one in all honesty. As a game it is solid and enjoyable without the tired polish that can be seen elsewhere. If you come out of a hard play session a little bit dizzy or full blown schizophrenic I don’t blame you. If the character makes eye contact with you at all during your play, run away. Just run far away. Mr. Legs is a trippy walk in the park if you wish it to be. It can be pretty pointless as well so give and take, don’t be greedy here what did you expect? The game is available to you for 99 cents in the Google Play store and it is worth the buck if you are desperate for something different. If not you might be a little bit disappointed by what you get here.