Makes me reflect....
Lol @ ending
I like this game. Despite how its linearity makes it pretty annoying to replay levels, it makes me reflect a little on real life.
We can all look at celebrities... I personally don't give a crap about them, but think of how many times anyone would look at a celebrity, but never pay attention to the people who helped gave them the popularity.
Music videos? We all pay attention to the people in the video, but the people who put their time and effort made the video, don't really get the attention.
It's just like this pompous hero. He only got his popularity because he was given weapons by his assistants. If he was by himself, he'll be powerless with 1 point in every stat. Only because of this assistants, he got to the point of here he is now.
But... I think the idea can be applied to about everything. Ask any high school graduate. Ask them what kind of job they dream of. Ask yourself, how often you'll find a teenager say they want a job that keeps society fed or clothed. You're not gonna find a teenager who wants to keep society fed and clothed so the tertiary sector (and above) jobs can even exist. It's not just celebrities that overshadow the people who put them into a position of popularity, it applies to about everything prestigious.
We tend to pay attention to what's big and grand, but never the menial things that even made it possible. It's like a pyramid. The stone block on top is only there because there are blocks under them to support it.
I love the hidden message in this game. Good job. Now where the hell is the button for 11 stars? It's not often I bump into a game that makes me ramble for so long.