If anyone was in high school during the last decade or so, I’m sure they would have had their hands on a construction simulator at some point. Using various materials, you would be tasked with constructing a bridge stable enough for a truck to make it across. Now, imagine doing all that but having to throw some sick jumps and flips into the equation. That’s exactly what Headup Games did.
Following the success of Bridge Constructor, Bridge Constructor Stunts is a physics based puzzle construction game that tasks players to get to the finish line by building the roads needed to get you there, with added kicks, flips and stunts to spice things up. There really isn’t much to this game. You have five distinct campaigns, each with a set of various puzzles to complete. As you progress you unlock new materials such as steel beams and high tension wire.
Each level has two modes, driving mode and construction. You can switch between these with the press of a single button. This jump-in/jump-out mechanic allows you to make the necessary changes on the beat, without having to wait for excessive load screens.
The difficulty seems to have a steep curve, with some challenges seeming impossible without a bachelor’s degree in applied architecture. Explosives are scattered around, and since your truck can only take so many hits before it explodes, you will want to make sure your platforms are sound.
Achievements are mostly natural and will pop as you progress through the game. There are 10 total, each worth 100 points and mostly revolve around the accumulation of various in-game tasks.
All in all, Bridge Constructor Stunts isn’t a game to wow anyone. It’s a simple concept that adds a fun element to something most would consider boring unless that person is an engineer or a seven-year-old with a basic understanding of geometry.