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Shakes and Fidget

Shakes and Fidget is a fantasy-themed satirical 2D MMORPG that combines typical RPG features such as quests, dungeons, mounts, crafting, and PvP, with humor, witty lines, and a whole lot of sarcasm in a cartoony visual novel style game.

Publisher: Playa Games GmbH
Playerbase: High
Type: 2D Fantasy MMORPG
Release Date: December 09, 2010
PvP: 1vs1 Arena Battles
Pros: +Unique concept. +Fun and comedic dialog. +Good comic book style 2D visuals and artwork. +Multi-platform support.
Cons: -Lack of combat animations. –Minimal player input needed. –Automatic combat. –Repetitive click-and-wait gameplay.



Shakes and Fidget Overview

Strap on your armor, hop on your cow, and take a stroll through the magical and satirical world of Shakes and Fidget, a free-to-play 2D visual novel style MMORPG that aims to tickle your funny bones. Create your own cartoony hero from 8 iconic races and 3 playable classes. Embark on absurd quests for the local townsfolk and journey to dangerous corners of the realm to take on killer monster rabbits or sulky tauruses for gold, glory, and honor. Equip your character with thousands of comically-named items such as “Dog Tags of the Fool” or “The Forbidden Book: Rated M for Mature,” that can be embedded with your choice of gemstones for added bonuses. Construct your very own fortress and defend it from attacks or challenge other players in the Arena to eventually reach the top spot in the Hall of Fame.

Shakes and Fidget Key Features:

  • Fun And Funny– the game pokes fun at typical MMORPG scenarios through sarcastic and witty dialog that will have fans of the genre cracking up every time.
  • Cartoony Characters – create your own comic book style characters from a surprisingly large choice of 8 races and 3 classes.
  • Thousands of Items – equip your hero with thousands of comically-named weapons, armor, and accessories.
  • PvP System – challenge other players to battle in the Arena or lay siege to their personal fortresses.
  • Multi-Platform Gaming – seamlessly transition from killing harmless mobs on your PC to killing even more harmless mobs on your mobile device.

Shakes and Fidget Featured Video

Shakes and Fidget Spot ENG (sfgame)

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Shakes and Fidget Screenshots


Shakes and Fidget Videos

Shakes & Fidget - Fortress Commercial Trailer EN

Shakes & Fidget - Ice Bucket Challenge EN

System Requirements

Shakes and Fidget System Requirements

Windows Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP
CPU: Intel Pentium or compatible
Hard Disk Space: 100 MB available space

Mac OS X Requirements:

Operating System: 10.5 (Leopard)
CPU: Intel Pentium or compatible
RAM: 1 GB RAM or more
Hard Disk Space: 100 MB or more available space

The game is also available for both Android and iOS mobile devices.


Shakes and Fidget Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

Shakes and Fidget Additional Information

Developer: Playa Games GmbH
Publisher: Playa Games GmbH

Story: Oskar Pannier and Marvin Clifford
Drawings: Marvin Clifford

Open Beta: November 18, 2010

Steam Launch Date: February 24, 2016

Development History / Background:

Shakes and Fidget is a free-to-play 2D fantasy MMORPG developed and published by independent German game developer Playa Games GmbH. The game is based on the German webcomic of the same name created by Oskar Pannier and Marvin Clifford. Playa Games started development of the Flash-based game in June 2009 and went into Open Beta on November 18, 2010. Since Shakes and Fidget's Open Beta release in 2010, it has acquired a huge following of over 40 Million players and has been translated into 25 languages. The game can be played on both the PC and mobile devices and was launched on the Steam gaming platform on February 24, 2016.