Fact: You are stressed out.
Scientific studies have probably shown that the best way to alleviate stress is to take it out on someone else. And while insulting loved ones and destroying friendships is technically free, we're offering a nearly free alternative.
Stress Baal is a minor devil. You get to beat him up with your finger, and yes, he totally deserves it. Baal is hand animated like your favorite cartoon sponge or rabbit. Thousands upon thousands of drawings form the game. Not just a CG doll, the ever-scheming Baal has a personality. Granted, it's a loathsome one, but a personality nonetheless. Leave him idle and the little savage will probably save you the trouble and rough himself up... Often with fire.
More reasons to play Baal:
- Like human endeavor, Stress Baal is pointless. No score, no achievements, no goals. Goals are what got you so stressed in the first place.
- This pledge: We will never try to charge for additional content. No in app purchases ever.
- We didn't do a Kickstarter.
- In an App Store first, this game description contains no pandering exclamation points.
Removed nonexistent localizations (Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish) caused by an export error. App is only English.
Ratings and Reviews
Best animated "toy" app
This app falls under the category of those weird, impossible to categorize apps that are just fun, and serve no really useful purpose... other than keeping you endlessly entertained. The animation is probably the best I've seen yet for an app, and is both charming and brilliantly executed (it really looks like the lil guy is stuck inside your phone, and the transitions are flawless...)
You do eventually see all of the scenes there are to see after about 15 minutes of experimentation, so (generally... altho just now I discovered a new one so maybe there js more content than I thought) my only (minor) complaint is I wish we could see more content from this developer, and more devil-squashing, hitting, spinning, etc scenes.
All in all, 4& 3/5 (because of the lack of additional content) star rating, esp. at only 99c. (Or is it free now? I can't remember) Either way, quite the bargain, and well worth the stress relief. ( I find pretending he is someone unpleasant you have to deal with to be, disturbingly, quite therapeutic :) )
Devil Looking Refrence
You ever wanted a stress ball? One because you want to punch people in the face and you can't because that's assault and battery. Well, now if you bought a $500 iPad and found this rather obscure app, you can now have one. Don't know why you didn't just buy one for like $5 or get a free one at a trade show, but whatever. This game is fully animated and is free, but it could be a dollar. The game works by you, throwing Stress Baal around the screen. This guy is a devil looking blob that does a different animation every time you throw him. If you throw him at the wall he way turn into goo or Magicarp, and if you throw him into the roof he may just go right through. I say that like it's a bad thing, but it's not. All of the reactions he has has corresponding animations that go with the things he does. If you leave him idle long enough he'll do a random animation, and it'll be a while until you see them all.
It's free, it's fun, it's simple, and you better get all of the references.
This app is highly addictive because of it's seemingly endless variety of reactions and personality as you flick, bounce, shake and whap the little demon into submission.
He's hilarious and gorgeously animated, with simple but effective game play. Whenever I'm bored I whip it out and give Baal a few punches to see what he'll do. Leaving him alone to watch his numerous idle animations is just as fun. Everyone I show this to reacts like a kid unwrapping a Nintendo on Christmas morning.
Also a tip I figured out - if Baal seemingly gets smashed through a wall and disappears or becomes a balloon or something, you can give your device a little shake and he'll come bouncing back to his old self.
- Double Flawless Inc.
- 48.8 MB
- Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- © 2013 Double Flawless Inc.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.