How you complete those missions is completely up to you. Need to steal a tooth from a safe? You can set off the alarms, poison the air supply, bribe guards, or just smash your way through the walls. What amazes me is the sheer absurdity of what you can do in the game. Considering there's 40 characters (not all unlocked initially) there's a lot of opportunity.
So a hacker can hack computers to open doors and not rudely read peoples' emails, doctors may tranquilize someone, and soldiers can blast their way through mobs of people, where a scientist might use a shrink ray or a growth serum to get the job done.
Though each character also suffers a deficit in some area so they aren't all powerful. As the gorilla, I was really tough and strong, but couldn't speak English and it eliminated the possibility of talking to any other characters (other gorillas would follow me however).
|Nobody expects a gorilla with a hard hat and a wrench to be the bad guy.|
There's a brilliance in the way tinyBuild has somehow reduced a game to basics, but expanded it's depth of experience that is kind of staggering. I highly recommend giving Streets of Rogue a chance, it's worth every cent. It's got great gameplay, great music and sound effects, and what I like best is how brief the experience can be. Once you understand the fundamentals, you can dive in play a few levels, and quit. Then jump in again at a later time without an issue. Trying out new characters just to see how the world reacts to your silly antics is a sublime kind of enjoyment. Streets of Rogue is just loaded with silly humor and crammed with fun gameplay. I honestly haven't had this much fun with a rogue-like game for a long time.
Streets of Rogue on STEAM for $14.99 (get 10% until March 17th- $13.39)