|Developer(s)||Nexus Game Studio|
|Platform(s)||Windows, macOS, Android, iOS & PS4|
|Release||November 12, 2014|
Randal's Monday is a dark-comedy adventure game by Spanish indie developer Nexus Game Studio, released in 2014.
- One day on a planet where things are coming to a stop a delivery guy Randal Hicks (Jeff Anderson) meets an evil girl named Sally (Melanie Bond) and his friend named Matt (Martin T. Sherman) and then Elaine finds out that Sally is getting a drink for them and then they finish and then Matt throws up outside while Randal looks. In Randal's flat Randal wakes up and then he walks to the door to hear Mr. Marconi and then he goes outside and then is told by Mr. Marconi to go and get the money for him. Randal looks to the exit and then goes outside and then he gets a connected wire and then the cat falls to the death and then Randal climbs and then he falls from the ladder and then he survives. In the Alley Randal meets an old man named Bum to know that he is cursed and then he leaves the alley. Randal meets Salesman in Scranton and then he returns to the Alley where The Bum is to get a tube of glue. Randal goes to the subway and then Salesman stays seated and then he meets Betty. Randal puts the glue into the ear piece and then Betty tries to get the phone and then falls and then goes to the turnstile. Randal is caught by Officer Murray. In Murray's office Randal is visited by Officer Murray because it's a police report and then he takes a piece from the globe and then they escape. During a ticket collect Randal gets a ticket and then Officer Murray stands by Betty and then he goes to the train and then he boards to the next city. On the streets Randal goes to Emerson Express. In Emerson Express Randal meets Phil Emerson to know that he is late and then he gets a catalog from him and then leaves.
- Randal goes to the pawn shop to meet Mel and The Thief. Randal looks around in the pawn shop because Mel is busy with his customer and then looks and then he knows that Matt and Mr. Marconi are looking at him. Randal leaves the pawn shop while Thief and Mel are busy. Randal returns to train. Randal exits the Threepwood Station. Randal meets Salesman and then he gets a phone call from a landlord named Mr. Marconi. Randal goes to his apartment. Randal knows that Mr. Marconi is talking on the phone. Randal goes inside his flat and then he goes to his room to get the junk and then he exits the flat to avoid being seen by Mr. Marconi and then he goes to the train station to get to the pawn shop. Randal knows that Mel is talking to Thief and then he turns on the clock to make Thief leave. Randal leaves while Mel is busy and then gets to Emerson Express to visit Phil again. Randal leaves and tells him thank you. Randal takes the gas cylinder with him. Randal knows that Hot Dog Vendor is looking over Officer Murray to know that a lady and kid are in a crime scene. Randal shows Murray Matt's wallet and then he goes inside Matt's apartment and then into his flat. Randal finds Sally and then he heads into the kitchen to meet Kramer, Ned And Ted because they are looking at Matt dead. Randal knows that Officer Murray found them. Randal is taken home with Officer Murray. In Randal's apartment Randal goes to bed and then wakes up for Day 2.
The game relies on a series of 'guesswork' puzzles. The game contains references to media such as Portal, The Twilight Zone, The Shawshank Redemption, Back to the Future, Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, The Office, and Fraggle Rock. The game has different-colored lines of dialogue and emphasis on humor, like classic LucasArts games out of SCUMM.
The plot centers around a character named Randal, a sociopath and kleptomaniac, who becomes stuck in a Groundhog Day-esque loop. The game's dark humor has been compared to that of Hector: Badge of Carnage.
Randal's Monday was the first video game of Nexus Game Studio.
Jeff Anderson, who played Randal, described the game as an homage to early 2D LucasArts titles. While this game contains a character named Randal, it bears no relation to the character from the films Clerks and Clerks II, also named Randal and played by Anderson. In Clerks, Anderson's character was named Randal Graves, while in Randal's Monday, his character is named Randal Hicks, possibly a reference to another Clerks character, Dante Hicks (Brian O'Halloran).
PC Gamer wrote "Randal's Monday gets it painfully wrong, mistaking convoluted and crazy for funny and logical to the point of being tedious and infuriating to play even with an in-game walk-through for when you've had enough." Meanwhile, IGN said "Randal’s Monday has a clever premise that deserves better treatment than it does in this crude, baffling adventure". GameSpot concluded "Randal's Monday is blind hero worship that ignores decades of design theory and leaves an unpleasant aftertaste thanks to its thoroughly unlikable, homogeneous cast."
- Dead Synchronicity—Spanish-made adventure from the same period
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