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LittleBigPlanet Hidden Gems

Take a trip down memory lane and enjoy some of the best, under-played levels from the first LittleBigPlanet.

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Time to don your rose-tinted glasses for a blast from the past!

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The Final Hour is an epic, cinematic platformer from xTrophx. It uses similar lighting and emitter techniques as those employed by anpostteller in his ‘Post-apocalyptic’ levels but also features some amazing-looking flame effects using glass. I particularly likes the tunnel…

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We’ve all been there: You’ve been out, got a bit panda and aren’t feeling at your best the next morning. Then you find out all your cows are missing and while looking for them you get attacked by demonic chickens…

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Creator synopsys: “In order to discover the answer to the question “What is Fun?”, you have entered the Great Tree. Unfortunately it’s inhabitants aren’t particularly helpful…” Chimp’s two-cents: “This is a great-looking level with loads of variety and brilliant humour…

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A beautiful, bright and vibrant platformer by KARAS-X. Twisty staircases, wonky platforms and crooked doors adorn this brilliant, and sometimes tricky platformer. Thanks for Nuclearfish and BasketSnake for sending me down the rabbit hole! …And I only died three times…

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Creator synopsys: “Hop, bop & bounce your way through the first of a series of levels, greatly inspired by the platformers of old.” Chimp’s two cents: “A bright and colourful traditional platformer from Kiminski. The gameplay is exciting and varied…

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Creator synopsys: “Journey into Skull Rock and look for treasure!” Chimp’s two cents: “This is the follow-up to BlahYouHamster’s last underwater epic: In Search of Treasure (see the video that this is a response to to watch it). It follows-on…

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Fizzy’s two-cents: “Just Hatched! by Syroc is a great little platforming level. Its not the longest level in the world but the design and bright colours are exactly what I think of when I think about LittleBigPlanet. Starting out inside…

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A beautifully weird world full of quirky characters and amazing contraptions that Terry Gilliam himself would be proud of. Inspired (I assume) by the film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (edit: I’ve since been told by the Creator that I…

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Creator synopsis: “Nirvana rests of the crest of a mountain, through its many obstacles, and beyond a hoard of Demons. A challenging platformer. 1-4 players.” Chimp’s two-cents: “People who watch my videos regularly will know that YouTube’s 10-minute limit usually…