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Explore a fantastic vision of the Victorian era in The Clockwork Man, an epic hidden-object game.
Release Date: Aug 10, 2011
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$6.99

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Includes: The Clockwork Man and The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World

About the Game

Explore a fantastic vision of the Victorian era in The Clockwork Man, an epic hidden-object game. At the turn of the century, in an alternate timeline, steam-powered technology has become dominant in almost all walks of life.

The latest in a long line of engineers and inventors, Miranda Calomy has always had a knack for creative problem-solving. When a strange letter from her grandfather arrives at her London flat, Miranda puts aside her plans and embarks on a global adventure. Can she manage to compile the parts to the world's greatest invention before it’s too late?

Join Miranda and Sprocket on an amazing journey of hidden object challenges and perplexing puzzles in a Steampunk setting.

Key Features:

  • Gorgeous Scrolling & Zoomable scenes
  • Hundreds of hand-painted Victorian items
  • Adventure & logic puzzles
  • An innovative hint system : Sprocket, the Robot!
  • Play your favorite levels again and again with Freeplay mode
  • Objects’ positions change on replays.
  • Atmospheric music score and voice acting

PC System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz or better
    • Memory: 512 MB or more
    • Hard Disk Space: 150 MB
    • Video Card: 32-bit DirectX 7.0 compatible video card or higher
    • DirectX®: 7.0

Mac System Requirements

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz or better
    • Memory: 512 MB or more
    • Hard Disk Space: 150 MB

Linux System Requirements

    • OS: 32-bit Ubuntu 6+ or Fedora 6 / Open Suse 10.2 / Mandriva 2007 (Kernel 2.6, GLIB 2.4, GTK 2)
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Hard Drive: 130 ΜΒ
Helpful customer reviews
9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
1,683 products in account
209 reviews
5.1 hrs on record
The difficulty level of the Hidden Object parts are LEGENDARY only for the bravest of brave to attempt. The images on the store page for this game look widescreen, but clicking the video shows the game is 4:3. This is normally not a big deal in puzzle games, but in this game its a HUGE deal due to how tiny the objects that need to be found. Playing on a widescreen you may literally need a magnifying glass to find objects, doesnt help that some areas have multiple areas with no indicator as to which scenes contain what objects. Even worse is that some objects are literally a few pixels in size due to its older ratio where that might not have been a problem for widescreen users combined with many objects being very low resolution this game will pose obstacle of herculean proportions. Items also spawn randomly, so go ahead and stare all day for a missing item, it may not even be on the screen, or it may have spawned behind another object since its random. This leads to reloading the game alot to reset objects to random positions hoping the objects spawn in an area that is visibly clickable. Even completely visible objects are hard to click due to them having such a teeny tiny clickable area that may have you clicking all over even though you feel your clicking right on the object itself.

The puzzles are at just the right difficulty not to impossible but challenging enough that finishing them feels rewarding. Oddly though many of these cant be skipped, there is no guide in the game like other games to help you so players may end up stuck unable to ever continue the game. Worse is that with some puzzles the pieces may be missing. Meaning the pieces spawned off screen, so you may need to reload the game many times to finish a puzzle to reset the locations of pieces.

The story is awesome with very good voice acting, this saves the game from being a total disaster, but the gameplay elements are so buggy their almost broken making it a very tedious and exhausting gameplay experience. Pretty sure the game like the title screen hasnt been updated since 2012 so guessing what bugs are there will be there forever sadly.

Rating: 2/10 Value: $0.99
Posted: July 8th, 2014
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
854 products in account
5 reviews
2.8 hrs on record
It's a fun hidden object game, with a rather unique steampunk setting. The scenes can be quite beautiful to look at, but unfortunately most of the time they are cluttered. Ruining the experience. It would have been better if the scenes were clear of stuff, until the search parts activated.

The hidden object scenes can be a bit difficult, because of the rather low resolution of some of the objects. And although some of the puzzles require a bit of thinking, it never becomes truly difficult. Biggest drawback is the length: It took me only 2 hours to complete, which is rather low for the price.
Posted: March 4th, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
71 products in account
1 review
3.7 hrs on record
This was a fun game with good graphics. I really enjoy the Steampunk genre, but this game barely fit into that category. The story was pretty miserable and irrelevant. If you enjoy I-spy search and finds then this game is worth a try. The game is only a total of about 3 hours long but you can replay with different I-spy puzzles. It was $6 when I bought it, but that was too high a price for what you get. If it is between $2-$3 then consider checking it out!
Posted: March 1st, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
200 products in account
5 reviews
2.4 hrs on record
This is a nice, short hidden object type game with a bit of a story. I found the gameplay fun and relaxing.
Posted: March 8th, 2014
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
224 products in account
6 reviews
9.6 hrs on record
It's a nice game, but there's hardly any game time... I mean, I accidentally left it running for a day, so it recorded as 9 hours, but I think it's closer to 1,5-2 hours of gameplay. Bit disappointing, especially for the price. Looks good though and it's a good game, so get it on sale!
Posted: March 1st, 2014
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
1,051 products in account
103 reviews
2.8 hrs on record
The Clockwork Man is a simple "find the item" picture game, with some light puzzle-solving elements mixed in. If you are a fan of these sorts of casual low-key games, you will probably like this one. The characters and world are pretty nicely designed (it takes place in a sort of Victorian Steampunk-ish setting) and the voice acting is decent. Gameplay primarily consists of clicking within scenes to find a list of objects that are hidden throughout. Occasionally, there will also be scenes where you have to find, combine and use objects in specific ways to solve puzzles. It's definitely not rocket science, and not the least bit challenging... but you know what? Sometimes that's OK. That said, there are some things to be aware of before making a purchase. First, as I just mentioned, the game is extremely easy. So if you are an adult, don't buy this looking for a challenge - buy it if you just want something mindless to keep you occupied for a few hours. Second, I feel the price is just a bit too much for what you get. The story mode takes around 2-3 hours (at most) to complete. And while you do get an endless randomized "free play" mode that opens up after beating the game, I am still not sure the whole package is worth $10. You may want to hold out for a sale. Price aside, I recommend this if the premise interests you and you don't mind extremely casual/easy games. Another selling point would be if you have younger children. This game is tailor made for kids, or to play with your kids. So that's something to consider as well. Otherwise, if you don't care for mindless hidden-picture games or puzzles, move along, there's nothing to see here.
Posted: November 26th, 2013
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