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PAL region cover art of the first installment
|Publisher(s)||Simon and Schuster Interactive|
|Mode(s)||Single-player, mutliplayer (up to 4 players)|
Players take control of 10 playable characters, each with their own unique caddy. The series is noted for its crude humor, particularly in regard to the characters, most of whom fall under an exaggerated archetype. These include a stripper, a hippie, a biker, and more.
Unique to the series is the "Composure Meter". The better you're playing, the higher your composure, and vice versa. The distance on your clubs increases/decreases as your composure goes up or down, respectively. This is designed to simulate frustration - the more shots you miss, the more frustrated you get, and the worse you play. In order to counteract this, you can beat or humiliate your caddy in some way, which raises your composure meter back up.
Outlaw Golf 2
|Outlaw Golf 2|
|Publisher(s)||Global Star Software|
|Release date(s)||PlayStation 2
|Mode(s)||Single-player, multiplayer (up to 4 players)|
This version includes 8 courses, 10 golfers (plus 10 caddies), and 13 different styles of play.
Outlaw Golf 2 also features new courses, as well as the pop-culture reference heavy course Psycho Sands.
Outlaw Golf 2 includes an amazing Soundtrack, with songs from a wide variety of genres:
- Mowin' the Lawn (Parody of Breaking the Law by Judas Priest)
- Iron Driver (Golf themed parody of Holy Diver by Dio)
- June - Gods Child
- Strange Rain - Medicine Wheel
- Tough Love
10 characters are available in this game:
- Summer, A scientist / Stripper.
- Ice Trey, A failed rapper.
- Harley, Biker with a good swing.
- El Suave, A Mans man with great hair.
- Donna, NJ disco clubber.
- Clem, Inbred Redneck.
- Trixie, Pampered Socialite.
- Harvest, Violent Hippie.
- Killer Miller, Inmate with a hobby.
- Suki, Dominatrix.
Actor and comedian Steve Carell provides the commentator track for the original Outlaw Golf, and comedian Dave Attell takes over announcing duties in Outlaw Golf 2. While both men's styles work within the confines of their respective games, the differences are quite notable between the two, with Carrell taking a sarcastic straight-man approach and Attell being more loud and abrasive.
Outlaw Golf supports single player and multiplayer with 1-4 players, and Outlaw Golf 2 supports single player, online and offline multiplayer with 1-4 players. Outlaw Golf was released for the Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo GameCube on October 19, 2002. Outlaw Golf 2 was released for the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation 2 on October 19, 2004.