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Radical Rabbit Stew is an action-puzzle game developed by Pugstorm, and published by Sold Out. It was released for PC and Nintendo Switch on 16 Jul, 2020.

You play as the cleaning boy, the last employee of the Legendary Space Diner after the Rabbit Queen, jealous because her kingdom had only uncooked vegetables to eat, sacked the place and kidnapped all the chefs. Armed with an assortment of discarded spoons, it's your duty to travel across different planetoids, knock all the rabbit minions you find into cooking pots, and rescue everyone!



  • Action Bomb: Around the introduction of Cartoon Bomb obstacles, red rabbits that explode a few seconds after being smacked start becoming a part of the puzzles.
  • Big Boo's Haunt: The second part of the final world takes place in haunted woods and manors, with enemies such as ghost and zombie rabbits.
  • Cartoon Bomb: Present in the second world, once you reach the Pirate-themed levels. The final "spoon" is an ice cream scoop that lets you summon your own.
  • Challenge Run: The Steam version has achievements for beating the game in under an hour, or without a single death.
  • Charged Attack: The second spoon you get, the Silver Spoon, lets you charge up to increase its size. This lets you knock rabbits through sturdier objects, knock giant rabbits, and launch yourself over gaps if used on a spring.
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  • Collection Sidequest: There are 69 chef's coins scattered throughout the game's levels that you can collect.
  • Convection Schmonvection: The last few levels in the second world are close to a Climactic Volcano Backdrop and have lava as an obstacle, which the player takes one point of damage for standing on, rather than being incinerated and having to start over.
  • Cool Shades: The protagonist puts on a pair when he clears a level with all coins.
  • Civilized Animal: The Rabbit Queen stands on hind legs and wears a dress, whereas the majority of rabbit minions you encounter throughout the game look like ordinary (well, cartoon-y) animals.
  • Climactic Volcano Backdrop: The second boss, Lord Butters, is a demonic-looking rabbit that's fought in one of these.
  • Extendable Arms: The Chef's Hand, the third "spoon", is actually an extending mechanical arm that can pull you towards special hooks, or grab a bunny and launch it directly behind you.
  • Funny Octopus: The first chef you rescue is Tako the Hexapus, which is a six-tentacled octopus.
  • Gangplank Galleon: Multiple levels in the second world are set on pirate ships.
  • Green Hill Zone: The entirety of the first world is this, with some Space Zone aesthetics that don't affect gameplay.
  • Haunted Castle: The Rabbit Queen's castle, the final part of the last world, has this motif.
  • Hearts Are Health: The player gets Chef's Hearts at specific points during the game, each of which adds one extra point of health you can lose before needing to start a level over.
  • Human Cannonball: You travel between the different worlds by being launched from a cannon. There are also smaller cannons in the final world that the player can shoot themselves out of.
  • Jungle Japes: Later levels in the second world, mainly after leaving the pirate ships, have this look, and feature obstacles such as giant totems that can stomp the player flat.
  • The Many Deaths of You: There are achievements for dying in a lot of silly ways, such as being devoured by a rabbit, or accidentally stepping into deep water.
  • Non Standard Game Over: In the first world, it's possible to lose a stage by getting rid of a rabbit without potting it (such as by knocking it off-screen, or having it bounce between springs until it blows up). However, later stages tend to have hatches that multiple rabbits can spawn from.
  • One-Winged Angel: The final boss; the Rabbit Queen, after a phase of just sending minions and bombs at you, turns into a giant with the final kidnapped chef trapped in a pendant around their neck.
  • Palmtree Panic: The opening levels of the second world are beach-themed, and quickly establish the difference between safe, shallow water, and the other kind.
  • Punny Name: The first boss is a dog wearing a rabbit hood, which the narration refers to as Pugs Bunny.
  • Secret Path: Some coins and other secrets are only reachable via one of these, which can be found by using your Extendable Arms power to briefly make it visible.
  • Slippy-Slidey Ice World: The first section of the third world is one of these, with icy floors that make both the player and rabbits skid across until they reach the end of the path.
  • Super Drowning Skills: Stepping into deep water has the player immediately sink and lose a health point.
  • Unexpected Gameplay Change: The bosses, which are combat-focused than puzzle-focused. Pugs Bunny, for example, has you use the Silver Spoon to attack remote-controlled trains instead of knocking rabbits into something.
  • Unlikely Hero: In a game about rabbits and cooking utensils, you play as a dishwasher, since all the legendary cooks were kidnapped.

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