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My Brute

For: iPhone   Also on: Android

There are no secrets

Product: My Brute | Publisher: Bulkypix | Format: iPhone | Genre: Fighting, Multiplayer | Players: 1 | Networking: wireless (network) | Version: Europe | App version: 1.4
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I've been practising kung fu for about 25 years, studying a variety of disciplines, swinging a host of different weapons, and taking more punches than I care to count. Out of all the different styles I've studied and lessons I've learned, the truth I've come to realise about martial arts is that they’re essentially very simple: you just have to practice them diligently for a very long time.

Master Liang He Qing summarised kung fu in one quick and accurate phrase: "There are no secrets. Practice, practice, practice."

My Brute fits Master Liang's doctrine perfectly. At first glance this rather unusual fighting game boasting role-playing elements seems shallow and uninvolved. 1.7 million players having already toyed with a free web version, however, suggests hidden depth to this unique title.

Your quest for martial prowess begins with the creation of your own personalised character. You can tweak variables like gender, clothing, hairstyle, accessories and a bunch of other aesthetic elements to ensure that no two brutes look the same.

More important than looks is the style of pseudo-kung fu in which you choose to enroll. There are three different styles to choose from, which form the basis of the fighting moves your character learns in their martial career.

The role-playing aspects are a little more prevalent than the fighting, which is an automated system based on the abilities and experience of your character - not unlike the automatic turn-based combat scene in classical Japanese role-playing games. Your task, therefore, is to guide your Brute’s growth through careful training and, as Master Liang says, practice, practice, practice.

Each day your character can take part in up to five different bouts, fought asynchronously against other people's Brutes from around the world that are of a similar experience level. You'll win some and lose plenty, but lessons and experience and gained from both. You pick up new special moves, weapons, and even animal sidekicks to enhance your kung fu style through daily training.

Your experience and prowess are also enhanced as other My Brute players join your dojo and you become a student of other people's disciplines. Doing so unlocks new arenas, weapons, characters, and a host of other goodies depending on the skills of the dojo's sensei.

This social aspect of My Brute is very similar to the range of online mafia games that are so popular on the iPhone, only with a much richer, and perhaps a little more seamless, graphical interface.

There's no denying that it takes a little while for My Brute's colours to shine through, but once they do you'll be checking in on your dojo as regularly as you check your email. It's a quick game - jump in, throw a flurry of kicks and punches, then jump back out - it demands that you practise regularly (meaning every day, ideally) to master your martial craft.

Each character might be restricted to just five fights per day, which doesn't take long to get through, but you are at least able to create up to eight different fighters in your dojo, and their individual evolutions will be quite unique since it's very much based on the opponents they face.

It's also worth pointing out to fans of the online web-based game that French developer Bulkypix has put together a superb, pixel-perfect adaptation for the iPhone. Obviously the online multiplayer aspects are fully retained, though it's a completely separate system to the web game, with no interaction between them.

My Brute begins life on your iPhone as a very basic, uninspiring showcase of cartoon combat, growing through diligent practice into a surprisingly addictive and tensely entertaining game. Remember Master Liang's doctrine and before you know it your virtual dojo will rival the Shaolin Temple.
My Brute
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Spanner Spencer | 17 June 2009
What begins as a basic and baffling spectator sport quickly involves into a fun and entertaining representation of virtual kung fu
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Povilas Andriulis | 20:54 - 13 February 2014
Come and take me on in the My Brute arena on your Android. My Brute is the fantastic game you can play on your Android, with a steadily growing community of players. This offer to be your master will enable you to enjoy exclusive benefits, such as bonus experience points or special powers.

You can take advantage of my offer to be your master as follows:
1. Download My Brute from the Android Market.
2. Start the game and enter your secret code in the master screen.
3. Create your Brute and away you go in the arena.
4. Enjoy the following EXCLUSIVE benefits:
==> Bonus experience points for 3 days
==> Special powers, all the better to crush your opponents with!
==> An exclusive arena for taking on your opponents.

The secret code is:

Will you dare challenge me?

See you very soon in the arena!
Dec 2013
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Jonas Šarkevi?ius | 16:06 - 21 December 2013
==> Bonus experience points for 3 days
==> Special powers, all the better to crush your opponents with!
==> An exclusive arena for taking on your opponents.

The secret code is:
Anonymous | 15:50 - 10 August 2010
MyBrute is a great game. Become my pupil and i will help make you the strongest brute (besides me) in the whole game. I have tons of weapons and dojos. What I have You will inherit:
- Triple XP for 3 days
- A new arena
- increased chance of weapons/abilities
- increased chance of pets(polar bear and snow leopard)

You will have chance to get rare pets, weapons? and super? skills

I am now level 112 and have acquired rare Polar Bear, Rare Snow Leopard & Rare Black Panther.

When it asks you if you have a master please say yes and enter this code:

My Master code- IHCBFCGE My Dojo- SKY ROCK

Come challenge me and become an pupil in my Dojo.

Anonymous | 22:07 - 2 April 2010
Pon este codigo y obten bonificaciones, 3 armas y 2 mascotas en los primeros 3 dias.

Disfruta de ventajas EXCLUSIVAS:
==> Bonificaci
Anonymous | 16:33 - 11 March 2010
You will get:
- Double XP for 3 days
- A new arena
- increased chance of weapons/abilities
- increased chance of pets(polar bear and snow leopard)
join me now~!!!
Anonymous | 12:02 - 3 March 2010
Hi futur pupils ;)

Join my Dojo : FIDAJJFE (just enter this code in the secret password before your first combat)

xp X3 (3days)

New items (hammer) et capcities and arena

Chances for pets
Anonymous | 01:40 - 25 February 2010
Join my snake dojo: AAIDDJFE

-Bonus experience points for 3 days

-Special Powers/Techniques: Vitality, tornado blows, herculean strength, cry of the dammed, net, shield, extra thick skin, hammer technique, others...

- Pets: Bear, snow cougar, snow wolf, dogs

-Weapons: Triten, bone, axe, club, spear, long sword, whip, knife, and others...

-New exclusive arena to take on your opponents
Anonymous | 18:52 - 7 February 2010
Master Code: HIGHHIFE

Join my dojo to enjoy 2times EXP for 3days.

Create your new brute and level from 2 to 5.
You will have chance to get rare pets, weapons and super skills randomly.

I have acquired rare Polar Bear, Rare Brown Bear,
Rare Snow Leopard & Rare Black Panther by using the method above.

Best recommended Skill is Hammer.
Best recommended Pet is Adult grown size.

My Master Code is HIGHHIFE
Anonymous | 03:36 - 13 December 2009
MASTER CODE: iiaggife

When you join you get:
2x exp for 3 days
bear skin (significantly less damage)
viper attack (free attack when attacked)
Animals faster (Dojo Master has a Bear/Wolf)
Weapons faster (Dojo Master has almost every weapon)
Special Skills (almost all are owned)

This dojo will let beginners stand a chance and level up much faster. It will give them good items and animal from the start, so you can take full advantage of your triple experience days.

We are growing very fast...faster than I thought because our current members are recruiting for us too!
Anonymous | 17:08 - 24 November 2009
Join my dojo lots of members, you will received some free upgrades for joining and the possibility of a bear, wolf, leopard etc.. CBDFJHFE
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