Turn the crank, rotate the gears, push the levers, Use the catapult, explode it, or fly it...From grilling sausages with a pulley, gears, rubberbands and a candle to firing a cannon with a basketball, these wacky brain-teasers will light up your imagination with creative and addictive fun.
User reviews: Positive (38 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 1, 2005
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Includes 15 items: Crazy Machines: Golden Gears, Crazy Machines, Crazy Machines 1.5, Crazy Machines 2, Crazy Machines 2 - Jewel Digger DLC, Crazy Machines 2: Liquid Force Add-on, Crazy Machines 2: Time Travel Add-On, Crazy Machines 2: Halloween, Crazy Machines 2: Happy New Year DLC, Crazy Machines 2: Back to the Shop Add-On, Crazy Machines 2 - Invaders from Space, Crazy Machines Elements, Crazy Machines Elements DLC - Gadget Fun & Tricky Riddles, Crazy Machines Elements DLC - Collision Course & Mental Activity, Crazy Machines 2: Invaders From Space, 2nd Wave DLC

 

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About This Game

Turn the crank, rotate the gears, push the levers, Use the catapult, explode it, or fly it...From grilling sausages with a pulley, gears, rubberbands and a candle to firing a cannon with a basketball, these wacky brain-teasers will light up your imagination with creative and addictive fun.

Key Features:

  • 70+ Elements
  • Addictive Fun!
  • 200+ Challenges
  • Design your own Puzzles with the Building Editor
  • Multiple Solutions!
  • 3D Graphics & Real Time Shadows

System Requirements

    • OS: Win 2000/XP/Vista
    • Processor: 800 MHz CPU
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 8 compatible graphics card with 32 MB RAM (TNT 2 or comparable)
    • DirectX Version: 8.1 or higher
    • Hard Drive: 60 MB free disk space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 8 compatible soundcard
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0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
Problems running on a 2012 system...
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
Great puzzle game for all ages
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
makes you think, which is something i try to avoid when playing games as my reason for gaming is to escape from that for a few hours... however the way this game does it works, its a REALLY addictive and very well thought out game, not so much into v2 but i love this one!
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
I played this game when I was younger and I still love it today.
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0.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
One of the greatest childhood games ever.
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1.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
its crazy machines the classic game
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9.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
Nice puzzle game in the spirit of The Incredible Machine series from the 90s.

It does have a quite uneven difficulty curve, where about half of the levels are way too easy (like a prolonged tutorial), and later hits you with some quite illogical puzzles where you don't really use any skills you've picked up along the way, but instead just keeps throwing new, more intricate stuff at you.

All in all, the levels are always more fun than frustrating, but the first half of the game seems rather pointless and I wish the level progression was more inspired.

If someone held a crossbow -- tied to a 1 KG weight set to trigger once a basketball tipped over a domino brick -- to my head, I would give it 3/5.
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0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
A lot of work went into this game, no doubt. The graphics are nice, if old and overly repetitively tiled. The Professor could have more comments, given the pace at which he insults/encourages us. The physics are a little off, and some of the controls are not intuitive. Over all, this game has been done well in the past, and I'd say that it's currently being done better in Amazing Alex and the Incredible Machine. I will not be giving this title more than the half hour I've spent on it.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 4, 2013
I played this game so long ago that when I played it again now it was a total rediscovery. Dated graphics aside the game still is quite entertaining when trying to solve the logic puzzles. Especially the more advanced ones in the later stages. I feel the controls are a bit clunky and confusing and the professor popping up all the time repeating a select few "funny" comments is quite frankly rather annoying. Other than that I still had a good time with this game. I do not know what the price is in the US, but the 10 Euros they charge here in Europe seems a bit steep for an old title like this. I'd recommend the game, but only if you can get it with a healthy discount. Be aware that the game itself is quite short with approximately 102 puzzles to solve.

I give it a 6/10 rating. Quite entertaining, but dated graphics, clunky controls and short.

Happy Gaming!
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
This game is simpler and not as Rube Goldberg as I expected. It does take a lot of inquisition and ideas if you don't get the games concepts when it has a lack of clear explanation. Don't think that bad, you're supposed to experiment in the game. I found that once I conceptualized every aspect of the mechanics given that after I understood each one seperately I could breeze through most of the 'obstacle' like levels that have some funny yet odd goals. I mean, some of it is common sense, some of it can be luck, and sometimes you just know or have to figure it out. The game scared me by giving me a timer, I did get stalled once and it ran out, but ignore it, for NOTHING happens when your timer hits 0. It was just an average time for most people to finish the level, don't be discouraged, try your best and if you get stuck well work through it and keep having fun! Sadly I rate this game at a 6/10 - my lowest rating to date. Maybe I'm leniant, only 'bad' games will get below 5. If I didn't enjoy it, and it was a waste of time and money, I'll definitely let you know. Go get this game series!
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
Old Game but Fun! this why i love this puzzle game, well, i think this game with simple graphic but funny logic! Worth it when i buy this game in Bundlestar. well as you know this game learn you how to finished puzzle with joke!
Fun
Good
and make me Laugh!
Buy This, if you are not late with Bundlestar now, just buy it now! it will be worth it.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 9
A nice old school puzle game for all family!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2011
Solving levels in strange unintended ways never gets old. Definitely not as good as The Incredible Machine (The majority of the levels are very simple and quite a lot are not thought-through well enough), but it's still enjoyable.
If you plan on getting this game then I recommend getting Crazy Machines 1.5: New from the Lab too, since those levels are much more interesting and challenging.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 26, 2013
Crazy Machines - Fantastic game 8/10
Crazy Machines 1.5 New from the Lab - very good game 7/10
Crazy Machines 1.5 Inventors Training Camp - good game 6/10
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 3, 2012
Wow! This is only 43.1 MB! Quite impressive. Anyways, this is a really fun game with both sandbox building of inventions and very difficult puzzle gameplay in challenge mode. Definitly worth picking this title up!
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 21
Used to love these games as a kid. Doesn't get any easier though!
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
Fun little puzzle game, can be a bit of a challenge, but I'd say get it on sale or with a bundle package if possible.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 14
I didn't think i'd have so much fun with this game. I got it in the complete pack in promo and with 205 levels for just this game, it's really worth the price !!!
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1 of 5 people (20%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
nice
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0 of 10 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 18, 2011
really, really, really bad Incredible Machine clone.

Don't play this or the sequels. They're The Incredible Machine, only not fun.
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