The Bridge is een 2D logica puzzel spel dat de speler dwingt om zijn vooroordelen over natuurkunde en perspectief te her evalueren. Het is een combinatie van Isaac Newton en M. C. Escher. Het manipuleren van zwaartekracht om het plafond als vloer te herdefiniëren terwijl de speler zich door onmogelijke constructies waagt.
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Releasedatum: 22 feb 2013

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"...walking on walls isn't just a gimmick; it's a means to traverse structures that couldn't possibly exist but do through the medium of game. "
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11 december 2014

The Bridge available in 5 new languages!



The award-winning black-and-white puzzler is now available in 5 new languages: Traditional Chinese (繁體中文), Finnish (Suomi), Swedish (Svenska), Danish (Dansk), and Norwegian (Norsk). These professionally-localized translations make a total of 23 languages fully supported within The Bridge.



Additionally, performance improvements have been included in this update to help The Bridge run smoother on low-end computers.

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Recensies

“I was simply flabbergasted at the complexity and simplicity they present at the same time.”
9/10 – The Indie Game Magazine

“One of the best puzzle games I've played in years...The Bridge is an experience that I haven't had since P.B. Winterbottom and Braid, and it gives both of them a run for their money”
90/100 – Destructoid

“The best of the PAX 10.”
VentureBeat

"I took more away from the experience than I have with any other game in recent memory”
The Escapist

Steam Big Picture

Over dit spel

The Bridge is een 2D logica puzzel spel dat de speler dwingt om zijn vooroordelen over natuurkunde en perspectief te her evalueren. Het is een combinatie van Isaac Newton en M. C. Escher. Het manipuleren van zwaartekracht om het plafond als vloer te herdefiniëren terwijl de speler zich door onmogelijke constructies waagt. ontdek steeds moeilijkere werelden, elk uniek gedetailleerd en ontworpen om de speler achter te laten met een goed gevoel van zijn intellectuele prestatie. The Bridge is een voorbeeld van spellen als kunstvorm, met prachtige handgetekende kunst in een zwart-wit litho stijl.

Belangrijkste Kenmerken

  • 48 uitdagende puzzels, elk uniek van de rest, vereisen allemaal een innovatieve oplossing.
  • Zwaartekracht manipulaties, zwaartekracht draaikolken, parallelle dimensies, en nog meer brein brekende concepten in een wereld waar de natuurwetten niet zijn wat ze lijken.
  • M. C. Escher-achtige werelden met onmogelijke architectuur in de stijl van mooie handgetekende zwart-wit lithografische kunst.
  • Een alternatieve versie van het spel ontgrendeld zich nadat hoofdverhaal voltooid is, inclusief uitdagende alternatiever versies van elke puzzel en een alternatief einde.
  • Een tijd-terugdraai systeem om angsten voor het maken van fouten te verlichten.

Systeemeisen

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Processor:1.0 GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS X 10.6 or newer
    • Processor:1.4 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    • GPU with 256MB cache with Open GL 2.1 recommended
    Minimum:
    • Processor:1.4 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    • GPU with 256MB cache with Open GL 2.1 recommended
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15 van de 17 mensen (88%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
11.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 8 januari
The Bridge is Mind bending puzzle game.
It deals with gravity, prespectives, movement and momentum. (physics)
It has a unique Art style, which gives a good atmosphere to it.
It tells a story through fragments of pictures and clues here and there, but the gamaplay is about solving the puzzles.
If you give attention to loading screens, you can reveal some secrets somtimes.

In short, great puzzle game, I enjoyed solving all puzzles, I liked the art style as well.
You can see the Acheivmants section if you want more challenge, there are some good ones.
Although, I should mention that its not that kind casual "puzzle" game that anyone would like, I advise to see gameplay video.

What also I liked about this game and didn't see that before is when I reach a level then later when luanch the game, it loads directly to that level.
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22 van de 31 mensen (71%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 februari
the bridge is a fancy but ultimately fairly unimpressive puzzle game that ends up putting too much stuff in your way that stops you from fully getting around to mastering its mechanics. walking is more like crawling, the camera twist is very sluggish as well and the low level count makes it so that you never quite get around to be comfortable with one mechanic by the time the game throws a new one at you

it's frustrating and not very much enjoyable for that reason and a waste of a very striking visual design
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17 van de 24 mensen (71%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
10.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 29 december 2014
Let me start by saying that The Bridge is not a bad game. For an indie game the developers should be proud of what they've accomplished. If there were a somewhere-between-thumbs-up-and-thumbs-down button this is the game I would most want to use it for.

I leaned on the side of not recommending it though, for several reasons. This game is inevitably compared to Briad because it has an artsy style, time manipulation, and puzzles. But it's nowhere near the level of those other puzzles games that I love, including Braid or Limbo or even Master Reboot. The reason is mostly depth and story. There simply isn't that much here. And what does exist is far too obscure and limited to be moving.

Beyond that, the puzzles range from straightforward to extremely frustrasting. The difficulty never really flattened out: I either had a level figured out in the first minute, or could stare at it forever with limited success. A few puzzles required some split second timing, which given the controls and precision in this game (they're laggy and your character can't move fast at all) made them very annoying. It was essentially just repeat forever until you happen to squeeze by.

The black and white art might have actually hurt the game more than helped, as it could be hard to tell the difference between some things that were only separated by shades of gray. As for the music, I hardly noticed it, so it didn't leave much of an impact.

My final complaint is performance. This is a 2D game with limited effects, but even on an absurdly powerful machine it got extremely choppy at points. It was somewhere down near 1 frame per 2 seconds while I was in freefall. That's just not acceptable, even for an indie game.

So overall if you're itching for a puzzle game and don't mind the lack of story, and can look past the game's other flaws, then you can pick up The Bridge and it will give you what you want for a few hours. But personally, I won't be coming back to it any time soon.
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10 van de 12 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
3.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 29 december 2014
I enjoy this game a lot. Puzzles start out easy but get tougher and as you go on you constantly need to learn new ways to solve every stage. Most puzzles are physics inspired which is really fun, music is calming and art goes well with plot of the game. Definitely a good sale purchase!
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4 van de 4 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 april
tl;dr -> Played this game on acid, and now I keep trying to tilt the world and see everything as an M.C. Escher painting. 11/10 life perspective changing.

If you like puzzle platformers, tilting the game world around, and M.C. Escher artstyle, then you will enjoy this game.

The aesthetics are very nice - everything is hand-drawn in black-and-white. The details in the scenery are good and varied enough to keep things interesting. The music is decent, but I quickly muted it in favor of my own.

Controls are simple and easy to learn - much of your playthrough will involve rotating the game world left or right. There is a brief tutorial and large tip popups are provided when necessary (like when you die). The learning curve is minimal to moderate depending on your experience with platform puzzlers. I found most of the level solutions to be fairly intuitive and solvable through a bit of trial-and-error.

Gameplay involves you trying to reach a door to the next level. To get there, you will have to navigate through the level, most likely rotating the world in different ways to assist you. The door may sometimes be locked, forcing you to first obtain a key. As you progress through the game, new elements are added to keep you on your toes. Without wanting to spoil any surprises, some of the first additions include a ball that instantly kills you on touch and a vortex that will keep anything that touches it suspended . You have the ability to reverse time as far back as you wish to correct any mistakes. Some levels require a light touch - you may have to slowly rotate the world to get things where you need them to be.

Inspired by M.C. Escher's artstyle, physically-impossible level layouts require a lot of world manipulation in order to navigate to the exit. For example, you may have to do a complete 360 of the world to manoeuvre your character through several flights of stairs/ledges. The store page screenshots can give you good indications of what type of levels to expect.

Overall, the game is a fantastic puzzle platformer with a nice mechanic and a great artstyle. If you are interested in the genre, then definitely check it out.

Recommend!

Cheers,
DJSF @DJSF's Rogue Reviews
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5 van de 6 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 24 februari
The Bridge is a beautiful and (at times) challenging puzzle game that brings impossible M. C. Escher-esque scenarios to life.

Short Review
At first I fell in love with the visual style and slow pacing - it gave me the urge to contemplate each solution rather than messing with the controls until somthing went my way. But, the controls soon became tiresome and the puzzles caused me to lose interest.

Positives
  • Challenging puzzles
  • Visual style
  • M. C. Escher-esque levels

Negatives
  • Not enough time with each mechanic
  • Controls affects are slow (movement and camera)

Summary
It is hard to decide whether or not to recommend The Bridge. I didn't complete it, and got the game in a bundle meaning that this was practically free. I enjoyed exploring what The Bridge had to offer, but I'm not sure there was much in if for me other than the initial superficial charm and early puzzles. Personally I think I would have been happy watching someone else play the first few levels and been left appreciating the simple charm of the aesthetics to being mildly bored by the gameplay.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
8.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 december 2014
This is one heck of a puzzle game that applies optical illusions in the mix. This is not a game for those new to puzzle games, this is next level advance mind stressing physics.

There's not much story to it... you pretty much have to piece it together as you go along with your own perspective (or try to make some sense of it.)
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 2 januari
Very interesting game for all who want to practice their brain cells.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 februari
Very nice little gameinvolving Escher's impossible 3D drawings and altering gravity. I sure hope this concept makes it into a big game.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 26 december 2014
I'm not usually one for puzzle games however The Bridge managed to pull me in with it's simplistic yet compelling visual style and the obvious fact that it's a game insiped by the work of M.C.Escher. The goal is pretty straight forward. Chapter after chapter you have to unlock and reach a door to advance further, by having you rotate the whole level in addition to moving your anonymous hero. Every so often it adds new obstacles or mechanics, introducing them in quite simple levels, slowly progressing to more complex ones. It's been a quite entertaining game for me so far and I'd definetely recommend to everyone to give it a try!
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
21.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 17 januari
Ahhh, The Bridge. To be honest, about half way through, I was already looking up how to finish the levels. This game is not for the weak of mind and the weak of heart. Trust me, it gets difficult. But, I had a fun time playing it, and I enjoyed every minute of this game. 10/10
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
6.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 14 januari
Challenging puzzles with a lot of depth. Nice artwork.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
17.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 januari
I would like to say “I Recommend This Game”. This game is simple mind wondering and exercises the brain to think and solve the puzzle. I love the idea of the game as well. I think that its also one of those games that if you need to pass time for whatever reason.. This is the game to do so.. I like the challenges as well they are also amazing. The game is worth the purchase.
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7 van de 12 mensen (58%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2 mensen vonden deze recensie grappig
1.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 januari
You know how an Italian chef kisses his fingers and says something in Italian that translates to "A masterpiece" after tasting their own dish? That's how I feel about this game.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 26 februari
Awesome puzzle game :).
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
6.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 januari
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Persistence_of_Memory

It's like that but in black and white and you play it by rotating the screen.

Twenty four perspective-altering puzzles, once you clear them you get to face mirror mode; only the mirror's been shattered into pieces and you gotta put them back together with your teeth. Default puzzles were fun, mirror mode will destroy your will.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 6 februari
Yes, I recommend absolutely this game. Although I don't finish it, and I have played 90 mins., I think is one of the best indies games that I've played. Above all, I love its images and the photography, generally. I need to emphasise in the images and the functioning too, because the result is fantastic. I love being thinking in mysteries, but I sometimes give them up because, in any moment, I get bored. Not in this game. I don't tired of it. I would to end the game as soon as possible. Thank you, The Bridge. You are a fantastic discovery.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 6 maart
This game is awesome. Simple, slow, elegant puzzles. A fantastic game for relaxing on the couch with a controller.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
7.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 1 april
Most grabbing platformer i've played in a long... long time.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 25 maart
Simplicity in production above all, gameplay counts. Thumbs up
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