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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
out of 52 votes out of 52 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.11a
  • Total Downloads:
    1,185,852
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 07, 2003
  • Price:
    Free to try (Only 18 of 52 levels); $9.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.1MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    37
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #39 in Simulation

The shareware version only features 18 levels while the registered version has 52 levels.

Editors' Review

Elasto Mania purports to be a motorbike simulator arcade game. The arcade qualities are immediately evident, as low-resolution graphics suggest a release date circa 1986. The controls are simple to learn, yet difficult to master. Four arrow keys accelerate, brake, lean forward, and lean backward, while the spacebar switches the biker's direction in a 2D universe.

The simulation aspects of the game become clearer once you actually try to ride the bike. Because the back wheel is attached by an elastic band, the physical effects on the motorcycle are dramatic. Accelerate too fast and you'll flip backward. Brake too quickly and you'll fall forward. This elastic twist makes it quite difficult to collect apples, avoid obstacles, and reach the white flower in the fastest time possible, but a few minutes on Warm Up will have most gamers competent enough to enjoy the game. And at 2 in the morning, as you try to get past the Loop-de-Loop for the 56th time, you'll realize all too well the addictive nature of the Elasto Mania gameplay. A global community of rabid fans has created tons of new levels and graphics for gamers who register for the full version.

 
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Full Specifications

General
Publisher Balazs Rozsa
Publisher web site http://www.elastomania.com/
Release Date August 07, 2003
Date Added August 07, 2003
Version 1.11a
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Simulation
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/2000
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/2000
Download Information
File Size 1.1MB
File Name elma.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,185,852
Downloads Last Week 37
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Only 18 of 52 levels
Price $9.95
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