Life has ceased. Man is but a myth. And now, even the machines have begun to fail. Lead Horatio Nullbuilt and his sarcastic sidekick Crispin on a journey through the crumbling world of Primordia, facing malfunctioning robots, ancient secrets, and an implacable, power-hungry foe.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (867 reviews) - 98% of the 867 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 5, 2012

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"Terrific and incredibly polished. Something you can't afford to miss."
Indie Games

"The first graphic adventure game of recent memory to be truly worthy of being compared to the triumphs of the glory days."
Hardcore Gaming 101

"A gorgeous, clever, and melancholy science-fiction parable."
Adventure Gamers

"A witty, fun, challenging adventure with a marvellous host of likeable characters."
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About This Game

What Happened to the Humans?

Set in a post-apocalyptic world strewn with cast-off machines, Primordia tells the story of Horatio Nullbuilt, a stoic robot who values his solitude and independence. Horatio spends his days studying the Book of Man, sparring with his droid companion Crispin, and tinkering with the airship they call home — a peaceful existence that becomes threatened when a rogue robot steals the energy source that the pair needs to survive.

When Horatio and Crispin’s search for energy brings them to the dazzling city of Metropol, the simple quest to recover their stolen power core leads to unexpected discoveries about Horatio’s origins and a new understanding of the legendary humans who walked the earth before him.

Key Features

  • An epic storyline about the extinction of the human race
  • Voiceover work starring fan favorite Logan Cunningham
  • Gorgeous post-apocalyptic setting
  • Optional puzzles - learn more about the world the more you play

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or above
    • Processor: Pentium or higher processor
    • Memory: 64 MB
    • Hard disk space: 1.5 Gb
    • Video Card: DirectX 5 or above compatibility
Helpful customer reviews
21 of 22 people (95%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
a very solid point and click adventure that doesnt hold your hand, but also at least gives you Crispin so you arent ever lost on the way.

the music ranges from desolate to haunting and gives a full sense of a dying world and sounds like its from shortly after the 16bit era.

the visuals are very unique and asymmetrical. bringing the beauty of a more organic design to it's cast of robotic wonders.

and the cast themselves are very animated, and unique. they all gives a very distinct feeling. some come across as zealotus misionaries, others as military wardware given life, and theres even a bit of robotic love thrown in there to blur the line between emotion and robotics.

very happy with this game.
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15 of 16 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
16.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 3
Among the many things that make Primordia great are:

+ fantastic, gripping storyline, taking you on an adventure through a dieing world
+ unique art style and music that will highjack your imagination
+ great voice acting - hey, Logan Cunningham is here!
+ humor, and lots of it
+ characters you really care about
+ puzzles that will make you think
+ you don't have to worry that you will be stuck at some point (Crispin will give you a hint if needed)
+ commentary and blooper tracks added as an option
+ many possible endings - it's all up to you
+ developers that really care about the users and will help you out with the game if there is any issue.
Come on, how cool is that?

The only thing I think can be annoying is that it runs as 640x400. You can set it as a full-screen, but still - if you aren't a pixel fan, this can bug you. As for me - I hardly even noticed this, since the game itself sucked me in instantaneously. Quite frankly, I think I'm in love.
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 31
Initiating System...
Meaningful dialogues.............CHECK
Fun Puzzles............................CHECK
Beautiful World Desing...........CHECK
Awesome Background Story...CHECK
Multiple Endings.....................CHECK

System Complete.

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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
Adventure-light with cute graphics, wonderful puzzles and extremely dark existential undertones.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 12

Everything is spot on here: Story, voice acting, score and graphics.
The best thing for me: the puzzles are logical so far.
I always expect this of "point&clicks" and often get very disappointed early on.

Make sure to run "winsetup.exe" in your local game content folder
to setup the graphics and other options before you run the game.

“Who says androids got no hearts?”
― Judd Trichter, Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

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