What if someone knew your mind better than you did? The Swapper is an award-winning, narrative driven puzzle game set in the furthest reaches of space.
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“I came away from The Swapper with nothing but amazement. From the first time you see the literally hand-crafted visuals until the final moment in the game, which is sure to give you pause for thought, you will be in complete awe.

Brilliant puzzles with even more brilliant solutions compliment the philosophical plotline, leaving an unforgettable experience unlike any other.”
10/10 – Destructoid

“The Swapper tempted me with ingenious puzzles, transported me to a fully realized science-fiction world, and made me ask questions about mortality and morality that few video games have ever dared to explore.

Very few puzzle games have ever managed to marry impeccable challenges with a mature storytelling quite like this – there's no fluff or extraneous content here, only a prime example of how to create a tight, unforgettable gaming experience.”
9.3 – IGN

“It didn’t take me long to fall in love with The Swapper; it continuously surprised and impressed me from its intriguing first moments to its fantastic ending.”
9.25 – Game Informer

“Think, rethink. Get stumped. Take a break. Go outside. Have some ice crea- wait, no. Pet a dog. Or maybe go for a stroll in the park, because that would- Oh god, now Swapper’s thought process has invaded your mind. You can’t escape.”
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What if someone knew your mind better than you did?

The Swapper is an award-winning, narrative driven puzzle game set in the furthest reaches of space.

The Swapper takes place in an isolated and atmospheric sci-fi world. Players wield an experimental device which allows them to create clones of themselves, swapping their entire consciousness into new bodies to overcome the challenges of the environment.

Key Features:

  • Think: Fiendishly designed puzzles with equally clever solutions that are never more than a few steps away.
  • Wonder: The art in The Swapper is constructed using clay models and everyday materials, which combine to create truly unique visuals in a detailed and atmospheric environment.
  • Discover: A powerful and thoughtful story, told through the game's environment with narrative design from Tom Jubert, the writer behind hits including Driver: San Francisco and Faster Than Light.

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    • OS:Windows XP SP3 or later, 64/32bit
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU (2.2+ GHz Dual Core CPU or better)
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce® 8800 or Radeon® HD4800 series, 512 MB of memory, OpenGL 3.0 support required
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • Additional:Intel HD Graphics are not officially supported. But if you've got yourself a 3000 or better then there is a reasonable chance it will mostly/sorta work. No promises, but we've been working hard on it, at any rate.
    • OS:Snow Leopard 10.68 or later, 64/32bit
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Intel HD 3000 or better, 4000 or a dedicated GPU recommended, OpenGL 3.0 support required
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • OS:Ubuntu 10.04 or 13.10, 64/32bit
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU (2.2+ GHz Dual Core CPU or better)
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce® 8800 or Radeon® HD4800 series, 512 MB of memory, OpenGL 3.0 support required
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • Additional:Intel HD Graphics are not officially supported. But if you've got yourself a 3000 or better then there is a reasonable chance it will mostly/sorta work. No promises, but we've been working hard on it, at any rate.
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Doomfarer
( 0.6 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 24 日
Way too hard. I like a puzzle but this is all about quick reflexes and nothing more. Avoid.
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kimo
( 3.8 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 23 日
Clever puzzle game
Not Exceptionnal
But pretty Solid
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HANZIE
( 7.3 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 22 日
i had a blast playing this puzzle game. great atmosphere too.
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Maggikarp
( 5.5 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 21 日
Really beautiful aesthetic and fun puzzles, not too hard. Only 2 levels were pretty difficult in my opinion. Very thought provoking message and ending. Would totally recommend!
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DurDur
( 5.1 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 20 日
Overview
The Swapper is an atmospheric 2d puzzler made by a small indie developer team called Facepalm Games. You'd think, because of where it comes from, that it's liable to be just another generic puzzle game- but I promise you it's not. To get to the root of what makes The Swapper so different, let's take a look at its visual design, gameplay, and story, followed by my final thoughts.

Visual Design
This game was modeled from clay. Yes, I'm serious. The majority of The Swapper's textures, environments, and in-game objects are brought to life by photographed clay, processed by a custom made engine of Facepalm's own creation. Add in what is quite possibly the best atmospheric lighting I've seen in any game to date, and you have the graphical masterpiece that is The Swapper. This, along with the exceptionally realistic physics system, all culminates in a hauntingly beautiful experience traversing a space station deep in the cosmos. Facepalm Games did a great job bringing this ethereal aesthetic to life, and the hard work pays off- resulting in one of the most atmospheric games ever made.

Gameplay
Like most notable modern puzzlers, The Swapper offers a unique mechanic not yet seen in the gaming medium. As you probably already know, Swapper's special gimmick is the ability to materialize several clones of yourself (up to 4), and then 'swap' your consciousness between them. This, for me, resulted in an even more satisfying method of solving puzzles than the portal gun did in the Portal games. You'll use this mechanic in a multitude of ways, whether it be simply for movement, surmounting obstacles, or even... for narrative... purposes. Speaking of the story, the swapping device which allows you to duplicate human bodies and relocate your own mind between them does have a high level of importance to the plot, but in an unexpected and much deeper way that I will not spoil for you in this review. Looping back to the actual gameplay, the puzzles in The Swapper do a great job of providing satisfying logical solutions, while still balancing an increasing degree of difficulty that's sure to keep you on your toes. Other than the puzzles, there are also some fun zero-G levels to fly around in, and then of course the standard 2d platforming to do. Altogether, The Swapper offers a very singular gameplay experience that I'm sure many fans of the genre will enjoy immensely.

Story
The Swapper takes place on Space Station Theseus, orbiting alien planet Chori-V. Atmospheric clues are quick to inform you that the humans who piloted the station here did advance to become a spacefaring species, but with the majority of human life still located on Earth. Carrying on, the purpose of Space Station Theseus was to survey one of the seven extraterrestrial planets chosen in the Sisyphus Project to discover anything of scientific importance, and on Chori-V, something was found. That thing of scientific importance; was a sentient species of rocks. Now hold your laughter, it's not as silly as it seems, it actually turns out to be a quite serious aspect of the plot. Experimentation on these rocks is what brought about the creation of the swapper device, but it came at a price. One I wouldn't dare spoil for you. Now that the specifics of the plot are out of the way, I can't really go into too much detail on the story without spoiling it, so instead I will express my feelings on it. Swapper's narrative, much like its featured gameplay mechanic, is mostly unique, taking cues from a very select genre of movies and literature. Because of this it's definitely something that evokes thought from the player, but I personally did not enjoy how much was left to interpretation when all was said and done. While the devs assure us they did have a clear narrative direction, it is very hard to, with the information given, know exactly what occurred in The Swapper. This isn't enough reason to say the story of The Swapper is bad- far from it, but it does take a small amount of enjoyment out of the experience, which is the feeling of having solved the whole mystery, rather than just the majority of it. When looking at the big picture though, I can truthfully say that The Swapper effectively grabbed my imagination, transporting it to a thoughtful work of fiction.

Final Thoughts
Throughout Swapper's 4.5-5.5 hour runtime, I consistently felt the feelings of both being fairly creeped out (in a good way), and a great level of curiosity that drove me to discover all that The Swapper had to offer. Its design is beautiful, its puzzles are both difficult and satisfying, and its story is a great work of mystery and intrigue. If any of this interests you, go ahead and do yourself a favor in playing The Swapper, just be prepared for some challenging puzzles and a slight amount of narrative confusion by its conclusion.

Personal Rating: 9/10
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cleanfun
( 0.4 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 20 日
As much as I enjoy discovery, puzzle games just annoy me. I feel as much satisfaction when solving a puzzle as Einstein might feel jumping through a hoop at a circus.
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Plant Ghost
( 3.9 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 16 日
Swapper is beautiful and challenging. The story starts out subtle, but soon grabs hold of you. I was completely engrossed and the ending impressed me.
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healingpool
( 13.0 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 15 日
Beautiful game, showcasing the true value of atmosphere and story when overlaid over an interesting game mechanic. Really enjoyed the whole experience and felt challenged at various points.
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SonOfaChipwich
( 5.7 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 12 日
The Swapper is a challenging, mysterious and engaging puzzler
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saf
( 5.7 記錄時數 )
張貼於:06 月 11 日
Beautiful game, great puzzles, and appropriately bewildering story
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Overview:
The Swapper is an award-winning title with narrative-driven gameplay. Developed and published by indie Facepalm Games, and partly funded by Indie Fund, the game is a sci-fi puzzle-platformer with exploration elements; it has traits of metroidvania and the gameplay is reminiscent of Braid. Among the awards won are: Indie Game Challenge, IndieCade Special Recognition, and Indie Showcase Develop Conference. The Swapper is available for PC on Steam, PlayStation 3 & 4, and PlayStation Vita.


Story:
Set on a space-station orbiting a planet far-off in outer space, isolated from civilization, devoid of people and with much environmental storytelling, the space-station is filled with atmospheric dread. It begins with an unnamed character entering the space-station and finding a device that allows her to clone herself and to swap consciousness between those clones. She encounters someone who constantly contradicts herself and who functions as a guide.

As one progresses through the game it is revealed that humans have exhausted their resources, and have established seven outposts orbiting planets in distant outer space to extract and synthesize materials to send back to earth. These outposts must survive independently for decades; the one our protagonist is on is called Theseus, and it orbits a planet named Chori V which is abundant in minerals such as a more durable steel amalgam.

On Chori V there are sentient rocks that speak to you about concepts of thought, physical existence, and metaphysical existence; scientists dubbed these beings The Watchers. The Watchers observed how humans lived on the space-station, they looked on as they argued over complex concepts like the ones mentioned above. The Watchers have an apparent connected network of thoughts, revealed by discoveries of electrochemical activity within them, and have been extracted and studied by the scientists to understand more about consciousness, resulting in the swapper device. Further progression reveals what happened to the space-station workers, what role The Watchers had in that, and ethical disagreements between the scientists.


Gameplay:
The gameplay mechanic is directly linked with its larger-than-life themes of consciousness, identity, and thought, and the story itself; the swapper device is at the core of the game. The device lets the player create clones and swap their consciousness between them. You can make up to four clones and control them all at the same time, swapping through them determines which one is the ‘original’. The platforming aspect of the game is fairly straight-forward, you’ll have to jump and walk on platforms, sometimes using timing, and will interacts with various aspects of the environments, such as lifts.

There are light sources in the game that limit how much you can use the device. Red light prevents swapping between clones, while blue light prevents the creation of clones; the two lights overlapping (which results in purple light) prevents both. These lights play a big role in the puzzles of the game, which consist of using your clones to acquire orbs that open more areas of the map. The puzzles begin fairly simple, becoming harder as you progress more and more, in the end turning into complex puzzles that might take you a relatively long time to figure out (I got stuck in one of the final puzzles for an hour) but it’s never infuriating; the puzzles themselves are ingeniously designed, and along with a fair bit of logical thinking, require complete and total use of the swapper device.

The map is redolent of metroidvania-style games, where one may have to advance and go back to ultimately reach a final destination. There are teleportation devices that give the player more accessibility to come from and go to previously visited locations in the map.


Visual:
This game is very special when it comes to graphics. Instead of using digitally made textures and 3D models, the environments in the game are handcrafted; clay models were used for the levels. That’s not to say there’s nothing digital involved in the making of the game, it is a videogame after all. Nevertheless, the game never fails to portray itself how it wants to, and the mixed media results in a very atmospheric ambience. The Swapper is relatively casual with its visuals, but once you focus on details you can see the work and effort put into making this game as beautiful as possible.


Sound:
The best part about The Swapper’s audio was definitely the voice acting, though the sound effects and soundtrack succeeded in completing the atmosphere of the whole game. The quietness, and the sound of nothing but your footsteps really brings the abandoned feel to life. When the game wants to be dramatic and convey a feeling of impending doom, it achieves it. In its entirety, the sound is the icing on the cake for this one.


Final Thoughts:
Are you still you after cloning yourself? Are you the clone or the original? When swapping your consciousness into a clone, is it still you? Does your soul stay intact? These are some big questions that entail a drive to possess comprehension on a much higher level than humans currently have, or might even be capable of. The themes of sentience, thought, consciousness, soul, and identity are what the game is all about. The Swapper explores these questions through its sole gameplay mechanic: swapping your consciousness into a clone.

The fact that the swapper device exists raises some ethical and philosophical questions as well. Throughout the whole story, as the puzzles become harder the story also becomes more intense, characters begin to question one another, building up the tension and the magnitude of its themes with its vocabulary and carefully paced narrative. At the end of the game you get to make a choice, it’s unexpected that they place this decision in front of you. It’s a hard decision to make, and the unexpectedness of it made me immediately think carefully about what I would really do, and I did… This game is much more profound than I expected it to be. It caught me off guard, it was one of those experiences that make you rethink many things, like finishing a book and being left with a big message that’s for you to interpret and figure out how to feel about, and how to come to terms with it.

I’m a fool for not playing it before!
The two main developers, Otto Hantula and Olli Harjola (who made this game in their spare time while in university), have made a truly special and unforgettable product right here.


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5.1 記錄時數
張貼於:06 月 20 日
Overview
The Swapper is an atmospheric 2d puzzler made by a small indie developer team called Facepalm Games. You'd think, because of where it comes from, that it's liable to be just another generic puzzle game- but I promise you it's not. To get to the root of what makes The Swapper so different, let's take a look at its visual design, gameplay, and story, followed by my final thoughts.

Visual Design
This game was modeled from clay. Yes, I'm serious. The majority of The Swapper's textures, environments, and in-game objects are brought to life by photographed clay, processed by a custom made engine of Facepalm's own creation. Add in what is quite possibly the best atmospheric lighting I've seen in any game to date, and you have the graphical masterpiece that is The Swapper. This, along with the exceptionally realistic physics system, all culminates in a hauntingly beautiful experience traversing a space station deep in the cosmos. Facepalm Games did a great job bringing this ethereal aesthetic to life, and the hard work pays off- resulting in one of the most atmospheric games ever made.

Gameplay
Like most notable modern puzzlers, The Swapper offers a unique mechanic not yet seen in the gaming medium. As you probably already know, Swapper's special gimmick is the ability to materialize several clones of yourself (up to 4), and then 'swap' your consciousness between them. This, for me, resulted in an even more satisfying method of solving puzzles than the portal gun did in the Portal games. You'll use this mechanic in a multitude of ways, whether it be simply for movement, surmounting obstacles, or even... for narrative... purposes. Speaking of the story, the swapping device which allows you to duplicate human bodies and relocate your own mind between them does have a high level of importance to the plot, but in an unexpected and much deeper way that I will not spoil for you in this review. Looping back to the actual gameplay, the puzzles in The Swapper do a great job of providing satisfying logical solutions, while still balancing an increasing degree of difficulty that's sure to keep you on your toes. Other than the puzzles, there are also some fun zero-G levels to fly around in, and then of course the standard 2d platforming to do. Altogether, The Swapper offers a very singular gameplay experience that I'm sure many fans of the genre will enjoy immensely.

Story
The Swapper takes place on Space Station Theseus, orbiting alien planet Chori-V. Atmospheric clues are quick to inform you that the humans who piloted the station here did advance to become a spacefaring species, but with the majority of human life still located on Earth. Carrying on, the purpose of Space Station Theseus was to survey one of the seven extraterrestrial planets chosen in the Sisyphus Project to discover anything of scientific importance, and on Chori-V, something was found. That thing of scientific importance; was a sentient species of rocks. Now hold your laughter, it's not as silly as it seems, it actually turns out to be a quite serious aspect of the plot. Experimentation on these rocks is what brought about the creation of the swapper device, but it came at a price. One I wouldn't dare spoil for you. Now that the specifics of the plot are out of the way, I can't really go into too much detail on the story without spoiling it, so instead I will express my feelings on it. Swapper's narrative, much like its featured gameplay mechanic, is mostly unique, taking cues from a very select genre of movies and literature. Because of this it's definitely something that evokes thought from the player, but I personally did not enjoy how much was left to interpretation when all was said and done. While the devs assure us they did have a clear narrative direction, it is very hard to, with the information given, know exactly what occurred in The Swapper. This isn't enough reason to say the story of The Swapper is bad- far from it, but it does take a small amount of enjoyment out of the experience, which is the feeling of having solved the whole mystery, rather than just the majority of it. When looking at the big picture though, I can truthfully say that The Swapper effectively grabbed my imagination, transporting it to a thoughtful work of fiction.

Final Thoughts
Throughout Swapper's 4.5-5.5 hour runtime, I consistently felt the feelings of both being fairly creeped out (in a good way), and a great level of curiosity that drove me to discover all that The Swapper had to offer. Its design is beautiful, its puzzles are both difficult and satisfying, and its story is a great work of mystery and intrigue. If any of this interests you, go ahead and do yourself a favor in playing The Swapper, just be prepared for some challenging puzzles and a slight amount of narrative confusion by its conclusion.

Personal Rating: 9/10
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10.7 記錄時數
張貼於:06 月 4 日
I have never had such an immersive, creepy, puzzling and beautiful experience in a game.

The swappers puzzles are brilliantly designed, it's plot is intriguing to the last moment and its visuals are the most stunning things I have seen.

If you enjoy a game which makes you think, both about puzzles and the world around you, the swapper will be perfect.
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張貼於:06 月 7 日
I tried, but could not like the swapping puzzle solving mechanic. The game is short, and the puzzles are all wildly different, so there's no time to familiarize yourself enough with the swapper device to start understading its uses as a tool. Maybe a longer tutorial, or slower rising complexity in the puzzles woud have helped.

I recommend it anyway cause the story is that good.

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張貼於:2014 年 05 月 30 日
看著介紹我就想到之前攻略的 Waking Mars ,玩了一下果然不少地方還蠻類似的,不過沒有蒐集類的內容,取代的是更多的操作,另外這種美式的在太空中只剩下幾個人又有一些奇妙的危機這種浪漫我還蠻喜歡的 xddd

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張貼於:05 月 22 日
沒中文也沒漢化 劇情有看沒有懂 只好當作純解謎遊戲了XD

解謎難度真的是因人而異 尤其是第一步想錯的話基本就gg惹

這款解謎是用複製體最多四個+附身來完成

不過都沒甚麼複雜的步驟 基本三兩下就能解完

如果卡關的話建議先去解別的地方晚點再回來說不定不同想法就解開惹
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張貼於:2015 年 01 月 4 日
簡單易懂的規則 循序漸進的謎題難度

這款讓我想到portal

只是對話多 英文要很給力才行...

滿分!!
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張貼於:2014 年 02 月 2 日
對於益智遊戲來說,這款算蠻有挑戰性的,適合一個人無聊時玩玩
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張貼於:2014 年 06 月 22 日
這遊戲是當初hb包購入的小品類
但是滿不錯的喜歡類解迷橫向動作的人可以試試看
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張貼於:2014 年 06 月 21 日
Great system. Worth try
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