Living liquid machines have overrun a world of unstoppable progress and their inventor must stop the chaos in this game about a man with the power to bring ordinary matter to life!
Valutazione degli utenti:
Recenti:
Molto positiva (11 recensioni) - 81% delle 11 recensioni degli utenti pubblicate negli ultimi 30 giorni sono positive.
Complessivamente:
Molto positiva (477 recensioni) - 477 recensioni degli utenti (90%) per questo gioco sono positive.
Data di rilascio: 1 mar 2012

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Recensioni

““Just like Portal 2, Vessel is about a universally recommended game as can exist. It’s charming, entertaining, stimulating, and a hell of an experience for the price point.””
9/10 – Machinima

““One of the best puzzle games since Little Big Planet or Portal. Yeah, it's that good.””
5/5 – Piki Geek

““Vessel is around a quarter of the price of a AAA game, but it contains more flair and ingenuity than most blockbuster games can muster.””
9/10 – GameSpy

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Informazioni sul gioco

Delle macchine a base di un liquido vivente hanno invaso questo mondo di progresso senza limiti, e spetta al loro inventore, Arkwright, fermare il caos che stanno provocando. Vessel è un gioco su un uomo con il potere di portare ordinaria materia in vita, e tutte le conseguenze che ne derivano.

Elementi chiave:

  • Gameplay a base di fluidi - Vessel è costruito a partire da un simulatore di fluidi ottimizzato che permette lo scorrere di acqua, lava bollente e vapore, reagenti chimici, melma luminescente, il misterioso 'protoplasma' e molto altro ancora. Ogni liquido ha proprietà uniche e si mescola con gli altri generando effetti spettacolari.
  • Porta i liquidi in vita – Interagisci con le creature 'Fluro' formate interamente da fluidi simulati. Ognuna conserva le proprietà del liquido di cui è fatta, donandole la possibilità di sciogliere, ricomporsi, assorbire, esplodere e molto altro.
  • Enigmi unici – Risolvi gli enigmi combinando i comportamenti unici di ogni creatura con il liquido di cui è fatta. Ogni elemento dell'ambiente è una simulazione fisica, e tutti gli enigmi sono basati sulla simulazione dei fluidi. Libera un 'Fluro Bevitore' e attiralo diffondendo melma. Crea un 'Fluro Oscuro' e allontanalo con la luce. Fluidi e fisica non sono un'aggiunta estetica in Vessel, ma piuttosto la base di tutto il gameplay.
  • Stile artistico misto di 2D e 3D – Esplora un mondo di fantastiche e dettagliate macchine e strani e incantevoli ambienti. Le texture 2D disegnate a mano combinate con normali mappe, luci e profondità in 3D creano visuali uniche e mistiche.
  • Potenzia il tuo equipaggiamento – Usa il misterioso liquido protoplasmatico trovato negli ambienti di gioco per potenziare il tuo equipaggiamento, ottenendo nuovi potenti modi di manipolare i liquidi.
  • Colonna sonora di Jon Hopkins – E' inclusa una traccia audio completa del prodigio della musica elettronica Jon Hopkins, conosciuto a livello internazionale per le sue collaborazioni con Brian Eno, Imogen Heap e i Coldplay.
  • Esperienza di gioco completa - Vessel include oltre 10 ore di contenuti tra vari mondi, con tipi di liquidi e Fluro unici.

Requisiti di sistema

    • OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
    • Memory: 2GB System RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.5GB
    • Video Card: ATi Radeon HD 2400 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or better (Shader Model 3.0 needs to be supported)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectX compatible
Recensioni dei giocatori
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Recenti:
Molto positiva (11 recensioni)
Complessivamente:
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IncendiaryLemon
( 2.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 21 maggio
So far so good! Interesting mechanics, clever puzzles, and a cool art style and theme to boot.
Knegoff
( 0.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 15 maggio
generichumblebundlegame#172
MoebiusJones
( 3.5 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 14 maggio
With its quirky visual style, I really wanted to like this one, but terrible controller lag, in what is just another switch-flipping game means I'll pass.
Darmok
( 0.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 13 maggio
Controller support: Great!
Physics: Wonderful!

Gameplay: Couldn't really get into it. Lots of puzzles that put you through all the motions of moving fluros around even though you know what you want to do.
meyer1633
( 3.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 6 maggio
I played this for many hours outside of Steam, and am just now trying to catch up to where I left off. The story is great, and the puzzles are a good combo of difficulty/fun/creativity. I played this mostly with a mouse and keyboard initially, and actually found it much easier to control through this way, rather than using a game controller.
phann
( 5.6 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 3 maggio
This game's ok. See how I did: https://youtu.be/mKFSXIGuzH4
atlantike
( 14.6 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 28 aprile
Good game but don't buy it full price! Nice idea, cute design but it can be very frustating sometimes. it's not really difficult to find the solutions of the puzzles but it may need the very right timing which can be sometimes tricky (and exhausting if you have to do it over and over again). And sometimes you succeed with a bit of luck because the creatures you don't control do as you want. Half price seems fair.
em
( 2.8 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 11 aprile
Beautiful platform/puzzle, one of the best ever.

9.5/10
nmwhitehead
( 3.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 9 aprile
This is a quality game. It's a unique puzzle game with interesting mechanics and enough difficulty to keep the user truly engaged. Would absolutely recommend you give this game a try. Only complaint is regarding load time.
Ingenium
( 0.3 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 9 aprile
As with a number of my other reviews, putting aside my dislike for this genre (generic platform/puzzler), this game is interesting with both excellent sound and art, worth it and suggested for a few dollars.
[MIP] pp8_dd
( 5.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 2 aprile
un gioco perfetto per chi ama i puzzle platform ! :)
PR3$IDENT.[BO$$1N]
( 1.7 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 2 aprile
Great game to get your mind off bad problems - Well, it works for me.
FuckYouAll
( 3.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 1 aprile
This game has more game mechanics in the first few chapters than many other big games in their entirety.
Sasquatch
( 21.8 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 19 marzo
This game changed my life,not really, maybe.
scri
( 0.2 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 16 marzo
I've beaten this game on my older account. I have to say, this is the most awesome adventure I've ever experienced and I'm a 30 yo guy with kids. The stuf you create while the story unfolds is just a true masterpiece, you just don't know until the very end and can't help but wonder. If you're gonna play it, don't watch videos, don't do tutorials it will totally ruin it... This should be played alone - offline from all messangers and connectivity (including the phone). Then you really enter into it.
This is by far my best gaming experience - ever.
jazz
( 66.8 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 20 febbraio
This is one of my favorite puzzle games ever. The puzzes are challenging and the story is intriguing, but most of all the Fluros feel alive and give a mysterius atmosphere to it all.
Sapphire Crook
( 20.6 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 15 febbraio
I played this, then for an LP, then a few years later for the final achievements.
This game is majestic and wonderful and I'm kinda heartbroken there is no sequel.
The world, thin as it is, feels like something I want to explore more of. The Fluro are cute, exciting yet something to be respected. The puzzles are clever and sometimes amazing. It's sad that most upgrades are superfluous, especially since they feel like they could be used in exciting ways if the world just let it.
And the environments. Gorgeous. Beautiful lighting, painterly landscapes, a steampunk aesthetics that even I, not a huge steampunk fanatic, can drool over.

Vessel has a special place in my heart.
It's not a long game, depending on your puzzle skills.
But it's a truly wonderful game either way.
If you're a cheapskate, get it on sale. But trust me, it'll stick with you.
Obamanation
( 20.5 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 13 febbraio
Great soundtrack with emotion and ambiance. Powerful story telling without use of narrative audio. Kind of like a steam punk setting feeling, but instead of steam technology it is Fluoro (liquid based creature) technology. Controls are smooth and mechanics are well done.

One of my favorite indie games of all time, I come back to it at least once a year. I believe it should have received more attention and praise. If you like indie games and/or puzzle platformers I recommend you try this game.

Would love for there to be a sequel or more games based on the same universe. Gameplay and mechanics hooked my brain, soundtrack and story lifted my soul.
Cyril
( 11.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 10 febbraio
Yeah, no, stay far clear of this one.

Where to even begin. Okay. So, you know how most puzzle games are supposed to work consistently so that solving puzzles when you know the solution isn't a matter of luck? Not Vessel! Be ready for your fluros to randomly die in the middle of a puzzle! Be prepared for the AI to go off the rails and do something completely different than you were expecting! (Especially the light and dark fluros). And you know how physics-based puzzles are generally inconsistent to begin with? Guess which game is entirely based around its water physics? Yeah...

I mean, I wanted to give this one the benefit of the doubt. It does try to avoid physics-based puzzles for the most part, and there are moments of clever ideas. But far more often, puzzles are just a matter of screwing around until you figure out what to do, at which point you actually have to get the game to cooperate long enough for you to do it.

Honestly, I think the best part of the game may be the cave section before you get to the lab for the first time. There's a decent mix of platforming and puzzling there, and the puzzles can get pretty clever at times. I will go on record saying that I did play this first bit before purchasing the game and it led me to believe the game would be pretty decent (granted, I bought this years ago and never got around to playing it until just now, so...) but it goes downhill soon after. The puzzles in the factory all revolve around lava, the most dangerous of all the liquids in the game, and there's just a lot of dying in this zone... one of the protoplasm blobs literally requires you to just charge through some of the lava and hope you don't die. Every guide for this game has the same stupid solution.

The orchard area is... alright. There's a lot less dying, the puzzles revolving around the blue and red goo and the drinker seed are pretty clever, nothing's too obscure to the point of being frustrating. But then the mine area... jeez, what the hell. This is where the game shows its worst side. There are fluros who are attracted to light. But they're really finnicky and basically impossible to control, it's hard to get them to go where you want them to. On top of that, the first half of the area you're mostly spending time in the dark, with the glowing liquid lighting up the area around you, but you still have to do a lot of maneuvering in the dark regardless. Then you get the dark fluro, which is even more finnicky and has a habit of jumping off in random directions to escape the light, instead of going where you want him to. One of the protoplasm blobs and the last puzzle in the mines involves guiding these guys and they are just pests. Ugh.

I won't say this game is devoid of good design because it's about half balanced between the good and the bad, but there's more than enough of the bad to just make it a rather unfun experience... even in the good parts of the game there's still a lot of waiting around, the puzzles in general are rather tedious. I never felt inclined to keep playing the game much, and on top of that I switched computers in the middle of playing this game, which apparently doesn't cloud save, so I got to redo a good chunk of the game, which was great fun let me tell you... no...

The graphics are okay, a little dated. The soundtrack and sound design is nice, but it's licenesed music so I can't give anyone on the development team much credit. The story is pretty thin until the ending, which is just... terrible...

And there's really not much platforming here, either. A few puzzles have a little bit of platforming but it is definitely way more on the puzzle end of things. The game map is just a long string of puzzle rooms, too, there's almost no point to having these big open areas where nothing happens.

I'm kind of rambly in this review, I guess, but I don't feel interested enough in this game to really sift through my thoughts. It's not very fun, it's kind of boring, occasionally frustrating, and only mildly entertaining at even the best of times. Definitely skip, you can do a lot better in both the puzzle and puzzle-platformer genres.
Trickyni♥
( 13.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 4 febbraio
The water physics made my computer sad :(
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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5.1 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 2 aprile
un gioco perfetto per chi ama i puzzle platform ! :)
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3.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 1 aprile
This game has more game mechanics in the first few chapters than many other big games in their entirety.
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13 persone su 13 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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20.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 febbraio
I played this, then for an LP, then a few years later for the final achievements.
This game is majestic and wonderful and I'm kinda heartbroken there is no sequel.
The world, thin as it is, feels like something I want to explore more of. The Fluro are cute, exciting yet something to be respected. The puzzles are clever and sometimes amazing. It's sad that most upgrades are superfluous, especially since they feel like they could be used in exciting ways if the world just let it.
And the environments. Gorgeous. Beautiful lighting, painterly landscapes, a steampunk aesthetics that even I, not a huge steampunk fanatic, can drool over.

Vessel has a special place in my heart.
It's not a long game, depending on your puzzle skills.
But it's a truly wonderful game either way.
If you're a cheapskate, get it on sale. But trust me, it'll stick with you.
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19 persone su 24 (79%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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47.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 13 gennaio
If you like platform games this is the game for you. It's GREAT in every way!
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20.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 3 gennaio
One of my top 3 indie games of all time. Simply brilliant
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21.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 gennaio
Maybe not a lot of people know about this game, but I think they should! If you like puzzle games with interesting ways of completing them, then I highly recommend this game for you! It's one of the best indie games I've tried!
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Pubblicata: 4 febbraio
The water physics made my computer sad :(
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11.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 10 febbraio
Yeah, no, stay far clear of this one.

Where to even begin. Okay. So, you know how most puzzle games are supposed to work consistently so that solving puzzles when you know the solution isn't a matter of luck? Not Vessel! Be ready for your fluros to randomly die in the middle of a puzzle! Be prepared for the AI to go off the rails and do something completely different than you were expecting! (Especially the light and dark fluros). And you know how physics-based puzzles are generally inconsistent to begin with? Guess which game is entirely based around its water physics? Yeah...

I mean, I wanted to give this one the benefit of the doubt. It does try to avoid physics-based puzzles for the most part, and there are moments of clever ideas. But far more often, puzzles are just a matter of screwing around until you figure out what to do, at which point you actually have to get the game to cooperate long enough for you to do it.

Honestly, I think the best part of the game may be the cave section before you get to the lab for the first time. There's a decent mix of platforming and puzzling there, and the puzzles can get pretty clever at times. I will go on record saying that I did play this first bit before purchasing the game and it led me to believe the game would be pretty decent (granted, I bought this years ago and never got around to playing it until just now, so...) but it goes downhill soon after. The puzzles in the factory all revolve around lava, the most dangerous of all the liquids in the game, and there's just a lot of dying in this zone... one of the protoplasm blobs literally requires you to just charge through some of the lava and hope you don't die. Every guide for this game has the same stupid solution.

The orchard area is... alright. There's a lot less dying, the puzzles revolving around the blue and red goo and the drinker seed are pretty clever, nothing's too obscure to the point of being frustrating. But then the mine area... jeez, what the hell. This is where the game shows its worst side. There are fluros who are attracted to light. But they're really finnicky and basically impossible to control, it's hard to get them to go where you want them to. On top of that, the first half of the area you're mostly spending time in the dark, with the glowing liquid lighting up the area around you, but you still have to do a lot of maneuvering in the dark regardless. Then you get the dark fluro, which is even more finnicky and has a habit of jumping off in random directions to escape the light, instead of going where you want him to. One of the protoplasm blobs and the last puzzle in the mines involves guiding these guys and they are just pests. Ugh.

I won't say this game is devoid of good design because it's about half balanced between the good and the bad, but there's more than enough of the bad to just make it a rather unfun experience... even in the good parts of the game there's still a lot of waiting around, the puzzles in general are rather tedious. I never felt inclined to keep playing the game much, and on top of that I switched computers in the middle of playing this game, which apparently doesn't cloud save, so I got to redo a good chunk of the game, which was great fun let me tell you... no...

The graphics are okay, a little dated. The soundtrack and sound design is nice, but it's licenesed music so I can't give anyone on the development team much credit. The story is pretty thin until the ending, which is just... terrible...

And there's really not much platforming here, either. A few puzzles have a little bit of platforming but it is definitely way more on the puzzle end of things. The game map is just a long string of puzzle rooms, too, there's almost no point to having these big open areas where nothing happens.

I'm kind of rambly in this review, I guess, but I don't feel interested enough in this game to really sift through my thoughts. It's not very fun, it's kind of boring, occasionally frustrating, and only mildly entertaining at even the best of times. Definitely skip, you can do a lot better in both the puzzle and puzzle-platformer genres.
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3 persone su 3 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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Consigliato
20.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 11 dicembre 2014
Gran bel gioco, la musica del genio vale da sola il prezzo del biglietto, ed il gioco è poetico, mentale , emotivamente narrattivo.
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25.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 giugno 2015
Vessel - Fresh take on puzzles

For me it was really refreshing experience in terms of solving puzzles. But there is much more than just puzzles to this games and in this review I'll try to explain myself.
It all starts in a lab with a very nice introduction to the story about the engineer that has invented a way to control the behavior of the liquid and then realized the potential of his invention. To make it easier for me I will tell that with that invention you can turn liquid into a living creature that can follow basic commands. But as with any inventions there are potential issues. And those issues started in the very lab they were invented.

And that were the learning curve starts, gradually. It's not very steep to turn me off right away and not to gradual to make me feel the game thinks I'm an idiot. The game definitely knows what it wants to be and tell that to you in the right way.
After playing for about 1 minute I was completely into it and I knew I was not going to bed before I complete it.

I think it is quite easy to ruin the game with a review spoiler so I will try to stay away from solving puzzles and just talk about what I loved about the game in no particular order.
So the first think I loved in this game are the Fluros, those creatures made of liquid using the invention I mentioned earlier. I felt that the protagonist has emotional bond with them and I started to feel that. You will probably too when you get into the game. There will be a variety of them and they will have unique abilities so you will have a lot to tinker about as the game progresses.

Then there's graphics. From what you can see on the screenshots it's nothing fancy but there's charm to it. And for me that means more than anything. Believe me I recently played games that are 20 years old. So back to Vessel and it's graphics. It's an amazing blend of 2D and 3D that give the characters that unique look.

Then there's music which I only started paying attention to after I learned the basics. The soundtrack is very immersive and it perfectly fits any given location or situation. I was sitting there on the couch with my headset on and enjoying the flow of sounds to my ears.
The controls. The first thing I noticed were the clues on how to use switches and other things it was great and I didn't really need any manual or even look at the control scheme in the settings. I was playing with a gamepad and I didn't turn of the rumble because I didn't even open control settings. And that was a good thing. Because unlike games where the gamepad ruble is more like a jackhammer that makes your entire body to shake. In this game it's gentle and just makes you feel the feedback from the environment in just the right way.

Gameplay is liquid. Yes, almost all you do involves liquid one way or another. It plays and feels so unique and I really don't remember any other game that was anything like it. Not that I played too many games but I played enough to say that for myself.

And now, upgrades. It doesn't make the game any less difficult but it makes solving puzzles more convenient. And wanting to upgrade your equipment makes you solve optional puzzles and I love optional puzzles and missions.

Last but definitely not least I'd like to tease you with a paragraph about the bosses. This being a puzzle game it will make you think how to approach every single one of them and the same tactics will not work. In my opinion everyone who plays puzzle games should complete the game just to appreciate the final boss and final puzzle. I can only assume how much thought went into making those and how satisfying it was to complete the game.

Remember I wrote earlier that I planned to complete it that night? Not a chance. It took me 20 hours and it was worth every second I spent. And every penny to. Not that I spent to much during the sale but I would have bought it right away if I know what I know now.

So pick it up sometime and enjoy!

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3.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 novembre 2014
Vessel is a really neat physics based puzzle platformer with the primary mechanics revolving around fluids and these cute little fluid creatures that each have specific AI depending on the material they’re made of.

I admit, because it’s an indie puzzle platformer this game sat around on my metaphorical steam shelf and collected dust for quite a long time. I don’t enjoy these types of games and I tend to find them overly frustrating or convoluted for the most part. Vessel certainly is not a cake walk by any means, and there were a few moments when I felt like progress was impossible, but it was nice because the reason I was having trouble was simply because I lacked a tool that I had not unlocked yet. The puzzles made me think but did not feel ridiculous or malicious, being able to progress through the game at a moderate pace really made the whole title so much more enjoyable.

I didn’t complete the entire game, but it was not for a lack of enjoyment or a spike in frustration. Vessel is a wonderful game and deserves to stand out amongst the other physics puzzle platformers.
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13.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 20 aprile 2014
Publisher: Strange Loop Games
Developer: Indie Pub
Platform: PC
Controls: Full Controller Support

Vessel is a fluid based puzzle-platformer in which you play as M. Arkwright, an inventor who created an automaton called a Fluro. They were created to help out with laborious tasks which they can perform better than humans. Only problem is they start evolving and running amok so you need to go through the world of Vessel to fix what they have broken.

To help you out in the game you get a liquid gun with a tank attached to it. You can either spray liquid or suck it into it. It’s also upgradeable with different nozzle tips and larger tanks. With this and the Fluros you will be able to complete the puzzles throughout the world.

You’ll play through three different areas where you will need to repair machinery that the Fluros have broken. The levels consist of a factory, orchard, and mines. Through these levels you will discover new types of Fluro that you can use. You also need to capture each type which will then give you a seed. The seeds can be thrown on the grown and spray with liquid to form whichever Fluro it is. These vary from ones that like to press switches, chase you, collect liquid till they pop, hide from light, or go to the light.

The puzzles in the game are challenging and fun to do. I had a few that really made me think but the fun was in discovering how to get the different Fluros to work for you. The story also wasn’t too bad and did add a little to the game but it was really all about the puzzles. Overall Vessel is a fun challenging puzzle game to play and should not be missed.

Bear Pros:
Great liquid physics
Fun challenging puzzles
Fluro characteristics

Bear Cons:
Somewhat lackluster ending
Only three areas to explore
Needs more of these great puzzles (not really a con)
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4.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 dicembre 2013
Vessel is a challenging physics-based platform puzzler. The puzzles are pleasantly difficult, and it features an attractive steampunk aesthetic.

The gameplay in Vessel is mostly about using giant steampunk factory machines and manipulating creatures made out of water (and later, other materials) into doing your bidding. Some creatures are dangerous, but death isn’t a major obstacle in Vessel; it just resets the current challenge.

What makes Vessel so fun to play, though, is the wonderful sloshy water mechanics. It's really fun to splash through this game. The level design is creative, and the puzzles are thoughtfully made.

If you like puzzlers, Vessel is definitely worth a look. It's creative, polished, entertaining, and difficult. It's a bit pricey at $15, but look for a sale.
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30.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 1 gennaio 2014
Intro
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Bought Vessel on the humble bundle store for a couple of quid. Looked like a decent puzzler. Was looking for a game which could run on my laptop. This seemed perfect.

Gameplay
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I played with Xbox 360 controller and it was very responsive. Full controller support i believe. Graphics are nice and colourful. Slightly cartoony and cute but HD. The music was not annoying although i think it looped throughout the game. The fluid mechanics are nice. The difficulty curve is good, starting off with simple puzzles and moving onto more complex ones. Some of them were quite difficult at first, but after a bit of trial and error and sometimes looking at everything from a distance the solution comes forth! Very rewarding feeling on completing the game.

I will look at other games this developer has made as I like his style and enjoyed this game a lot. First game on steam to unlock all achievements too after investing 30 hours on it.

Conlcusion
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A very good game overall, i would give it 9/10.

Bugged Achievement (Internal Rejection)?
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Some people say one acievement is bugged, the one where you have to create a dark fluro out of green glo goo (Internal Rejection). The achievement is not bugged, you have to put some green and some blue on the floor, then put the dark fluro eye in to start creating the dark fluro, but the trick is to start sucking up a little bit of it as it is being created, if not, it will not sustain itself and explode / die. 50% of each green and blue and then eye and then suck up a bit of the blue so it is more green than blue...... worked it out after 5 mins of trying....
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18.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 12 novembre 2015
Great game :)
Love the music, love the graphics, love the Fluros :)
It has nice puzzles and also nice physical property of the liquids :)
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8.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 6 giugno 2015
The game is... okay.

It has decent and quite creative puzzles, plenty of hints that build up the puzzles, the control is quite responsive, and there's actually some sort of story that draws me in. The visual isn't really up to my taste, but eh, may be other people will find it just fine.

For me there are 2 problems with the game. The first one is that there's some sort of upgrade system that actually has no use. Nothing really gets easier by unlocking the upgrade, you can't get faster or die harder with the upgrades.

The other problem is I find the number of puzzles quite lacking. There are maybe... 25 main puzzles here (could be 35-40 if you count the tutorial puzzles). I was seriously surprised when the game ends, I thought it's just mid way, especially since I haven't used the upgrades at all.

All in all, I'd put down "neutral" score if I can, there are plenty of other games on Steam.
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17.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 20 marzo 2014
I had a really hard time understanding Vessel for the first few hours. The fluro storyline makes this a daftly weird game. However, after struggling through the initial learning curve, Vessel turned into a decent puzzle platformer. The different fluid combinations and eyeballs types make for some interesting gameplay. Basically you use fluros to stand on buttons, engage switches, explode, or create steam by shooting water at lava fluros enabling some machinery to open a door. Then, later on in the game, there are much more interesting fluros offering new elements that keep the puzzles fresh. Overall, a good challenge and a fun experience.
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12.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 novembre 2013
Good game. Puzzles are fun but not real difficult. If you are looking for a long term challinging puzzler, look elsewhere. Most people won't be getting agrovated at not being able to solve a certain puzzle. Because of this, you can very easily blow through the game. While there isn't very much content gameplay wise, the game is beautifully done. Everything looks great and the mechanics of the game are fun to play with.
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9.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 22 dicembre 2014
Controls felt a bit imprecise at times, but since this is more of a puzzle game than a platformer it wasn't that bad of an issue. Puzzles are solid and fun.
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10.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 21 giugno 2014
Vessel is a great side scrolling platformer, with great Visauls and gameplay. With an interesting and original story with fun and challenging puzzles.

Got this game because i had a steam coupon from crafting a badge and has become one have my favorite games
9/10 Totaly worth buying
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