Antichamber is a mind-bending psychological exploration game where nothing can be taken for granted. Discover an Escher-like world where hallways wrap around upon each other, spaces reconfigure themselves, and accomplishing the impossible may just be the only way forward.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (135 reviews) - 97% of the 135 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (9,085 reviews) - 95% of the 9,085 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 31, 2013

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“Even as the developer told me what the game was doing to mess with my brain while I was playing it, it still succeeded in messing with my brain.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“The most tenacious, infuriating obstacle you’ll face throughout the game is yourself.”
PC Gamer

“Every aspect of Antichamber is made to get players out of their comfort zone.”
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About This Game

Antichamber is a mind-bending psychological exploration game where nothing can be taken for granted. Discover an Escher-like world where hallways wrap around upon each other, spaces reconfigure themselves, and accomplishing the impossible may just be the only way forward.


Several years in the making, Antichamber received over 25 awards and honors throughout its development, in major competitions including the Independent Games Festival, the PAX10, IndieCade and Make Something Unreal. Antichamber was also supported by the Indie Fund.

Key Features

  • A deeply psychological experience that will make you question everything you know about how a game works.
  • Mind-bending challenges that will subvert your expectations at every twist and turn.
  • An enormous, seamless non-Euclidean world to explore.
  • Lifelike soundscapes developed by Robin Arnott and an ambient soundtrack composed by Siddhartha Barnhoorn.
  • A gun that can create, destroy and manipulate matter, allowing you to discover new ways to overcome your surroundings.

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP SP2, Vista, or Windows 7
    • Processor:2.0+ GHz or better (dual core recommended)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA 8000 series or higher (Shader Model 3 Compatible)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
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Recent:
Overwhelmingly Positive (135 reviews)
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Overwhelmingly Positive (9,085 reviews)
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Grand Wizard Pepe
( 5.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Incredible, mind-bending game. Replay value can be a little low unless you're a speed runner. I don't know about $20 but at $5 this game is a steal. Very perspective-based and well thought out.
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Xelace
( 15.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
This is oustanding game when it comes do creativity, visuals, and the concept! I would say this is best comparable to Portal, so if you liked Portal, I would highly recommend this game. You will be challenged from start to beginning with new puzzles every minute without being controlled with where to go, and how to solve a puzzle! Also there's little signs with encouraging and entertaing words all the way (as well as some hints so its not impossible).
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samuel_dw
( 12.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
This game is fantabulous. You may also need a thesaurus to look up new curse words when you run out of your own.
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Vrah
( 7.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
I heard this was a puzzle game that made you think differently, so I played as such.
I did the opposite of what it told me, and tried my hardest to break the game.
I exploited glitches, and never followed the arrows. At one point I found a way to clip through the map, so I could see through walls.

Apparently you're not supposed to do that, and this is just a regular puzzle game.
Still good though.
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Red
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Does it cause a headache? Yes.
Is it hard? Yes.
Did it make me mental? Yes.
These points are what needs to be the foundation for a awesome puzzlegame.

0/10 laptops would advise to play.
10/10 wants to destroy laptop over this game.
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I'm Sorry Ms Jaksun
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Product received for free
Alright, so my friend bought me this game when I was under the influence of alcohol and other substances.
He said that it will blow my mind away.

That's all it did. Blew my ♥♥♥♥ing mind up.
I had no idea what I was doing, yet I was still enjoying myself.
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Just A Fool
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
This game is absolutely fantastic. It has jumped up to one of my favorite games of all time on the first playthrough. It has such atmospheric storytelling and art. The difficulty was perfect for me, not so hard it would cause rage but hard enough to leave me scratching my head from time to time. Absolutely wonderful 10/10
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TotoroDeLaMeme
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Portal on drugs

Great game!
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Master of Robots
( 23.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
This is a good game.
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barneyriggs
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Weird but good. Makes my brain hurt.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
45 of 46 people (98%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
One word for each aspect of this game.

Story - Obscure.
Characters - None.
Gameplay - Striking.
Immersion - Supreme.
Environment - Enigmatic.
Graphics - Simple.
Sound - Good.
Music - Wonderful.

Overall - Captivating.
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26 of 26 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
This game does more in 8 hours than most games can do in 60. By far the best puzzle game.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
Antichamber cured my addiction of wow for good. I've been preaching for this game since 2013. A friend ended up getting it and finishing it in a single, 8 hour playthrough, in ecstasy at the end. Others, having received the game for free, are at 10 minutes play time.

Can't say exactly what it is about Antichamber that can cause a perma mental switch, but it hits some hard while it leaves others indifferent. As a side note, I've seen this game's influence on numerous newer titles, and it always brings back the intense feels this game inflicted ^^
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Mind bending puzzles on LSD, along with life lessons for the taking.

10/10 Would see a doctor again.


In all honesty though, this is one of the greatest, most headache-inducing puzzle games I've ever played. Bravo.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
One of the best puzzle experiences I have ever had. Thinking outside the box is crucial.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
Interesting puzzle game that challenges you with things such as. "walk backwards" or "look into here to teleport" mechanics. Having to complete certain sections with limited supplies or getting the newer cube guns that allow added effects to your game play.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
Product received for free
One of the most interesting and exciting puzzle games I've ever played! If you like to be mind-blown, then this is the game for you! Even if you're new to puzzle games, try this one out! It made a mysterious and thrilling playthrough series for my YouTube channel! You should check it out! ;) Too bad the game was kinda short, though I don't think my brain could've made it any longer! xD
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
Fantastic game!

I haven't played a game similiar to this one, and I love to explore wierd and colorful worlds.
This unique game sucked me in and made me look for solutions for hours.

100% worth it.

But be aware! I never heard of motion sickness before and I didn't read any comments before i purchased this item, but I was feeling sick after the first 20 minutes of gameplay. I had to sotp for 2 hours before i could return.

I found out, that using speakers instead of a headset and Downsampling (NVIDIA: http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/dsr/technology ) help a lot.

Downsampling is great because it sharpens the blurry models used by this game.

Enjoy!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
I've only played for one hour so far and I still have no idea what's going on.

I love it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 6
This game is confusing. But extremely well made, and as long as you dont think too hard what you're doing, its not too mind blowing. However, this game has been made to stop you from not thinking and therefore, i found i could only play it in small bits to stop me internally combusting from the head first.
Overall, i thoroughly enjoyed this game and would recomment it to anyone looking for a simple but not at all simple puzzle game.
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