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Not the type of person to give up on a good idea, Dr. Kiln has resumed his plot for world domination on the remote island of Claymodo, where he has established a base of operations. Yet as luck would have it, a giant meteor fell from the sky, landing right inside his secret hideout tucked away in the center of a volcano.
If things weren't strange enough, that same meteor hit a plane carrying the likes of Bad Mister Frosty, Blob, Lady Liberty and Taffy! After the plane crashed on Claymodo, the characters learned of Dr. Kiln's dastardly plot. Meanwhile, Dr. Kiln had some trouble of his own to deal with.
The meteor not only destroyed most of his base, it also affected his hand! Radioactive waste caused the hand to develop a mind of its own, so Kiln hacked it off with a chainsaw. The hand, known as High Five, soon grew to giant proportions and decided to slap the man silly.
Now Dr. Kiln was having as bad a day as he could possibly have, and he wasn't about to take a beating from his own (giant) hand. So he did what any respectable mad scientist would do given the circumstances: he created new warriors Lockjaw (a vicious guard dog) and IckyBod Clay (a ghost with a pumpkin head). You know what that means: "Let's get ready to crum-ble!"
Clay Fighter Sculptor's Cut is the follow-up to 1997's Clay Fighter 63 1/3, a fighting game starring 2D clay combatants in 3D arenas. This game is notable for being a Blockbuster rental exclusive, meaning it is not available for purchase at retail outlets. While the graphics and overall gameplay remain the same as the original, there are a number of new features that set it apart.
For starters, there are now four more fighters, bringing the total number of characters to 16. These new clay warriors include the aforementioned Lockjaw, Lady Liberty (complete with torch and crown), High Five and the Zappa Yow Yow Boyz, three little island natives who fight as one.
The twelve original fighters are in the game as well, including famous 16-bit characters Boogerman and Earthworm Jim. Also new to the game are additional character taunts, different moves, an updated combo-system and a camera angle that stays fixed instead of moving around as in the original.
Solo players can against battle each fighter as they embark on a quest to defeat the evil Dr. Kiln, or two players can kick the clay out of one another in the Versus mode. Options include five difficulty levels (from cookie to psycho), turning off time limits, toggling throws and holds, changing the button configuration and selecting one of 26 arenas in Versus mode. ~ Scott Alan Marriott, All Game Guide