The Inner World – A 2D-Point’n’Click Adventure Together with the help of the mysterious thief Laura, his best intentions and no clue whatsoever, Robert sets off on his adventure to discover the secret of the wind's disappearance. Will the young adventurer be able to save his world?
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“...a modern point and click adventure to recommend without reservation.”
84 – Gamona

“...a wonderfully creative game world which will not disappoint.”
8/10 – Gameswelt

“An outstanding debut by Studio Fizbin”
86/100 – PCGames

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The Inner World – A 2D-Point’n’Click Adventure

Robert is a novice, a bit clueless, but with a heart of gold. He lives a peaceful life as a court musician in Asposia's largest wind monastery. Contrary to the laws of physics, Asposia is an enormous, hollow space surrounded by an infinite expanse of earth. The world's air is provided through three wind fountains, but as one wind fountain after the other petered out and the wind gods came to Asposia, all of the sudden Robert found him in the middle of a whirlwind.

Together with the help of the mysterious thief Laura, his best intentions and no clue whatsoever, Robert sets off on his adventure to discover the secret of the wind's disappearance. Will the young adventurer be able to save his world? And what are Laura´s secret intentions…?

Features, Features, Features!

This is where The Inner World shows what it means to be lavishly with tons of content waiting for you:

  • Screamingly funny dialogues!
  • Numerous tricky puzzles!
  • A handmade world fully drawn with love and devotion invites you to discover countless details (at least 325!).
  • A patented multi-level hint system enables everyone to finish the game!
  • A wonderful comforting atmosphere!
  • Eye-pampering backgrounds in non-stereoscopic handmade 2D (!) – going up against all current graphic trends!
  • Five spectacular chapters!
  • A story with more twists than any Asposian nose!
  • Stunning cartoon-like animations!
  • The most epic soundtrack since the origin of Asposia as well as professional voice overs – even lip sync!
  • Lots of cut scenes! Optional hotspots!
  • ... And of course: Robert, the very-very-very-VERY-last hope for Asposia!

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    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64 bit editions) with Service Pack 2, Windows 7, or Windows 8 Classic
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbook class devices
    • Minne: 2 GB RAM
    • Lagring: 1400 MB ledigt utrymme
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    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64 bit editions) with Service Pack 2, Windows 7, or Windows 8 Classic
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbook class devices
    • Minne: 4 GB RAM
    • Lagring: 1400 MB ledigt utrymme
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    • OS: Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, or v10.8
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( 18.5 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 3 maj
awesome
sweet-hearted humor
tricky and charming
fun to play
comic-style
point&click adventure
: )))
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Sarmaluta Ucigasa
( 1.6 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 1 maj
Woah, this game is interesting and cool, i like it.
Great game/animations,soundtracks,characters,voices etc.
10/10
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Emmer
( 6.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 17 april
Shorter than any Deadelic game, due to the fact they don't make you do too many weird unneccessary obtuse puzzles.

Pretty good game, honestly. Great story. Nice animations as well that really bring out the feel.

Also I find the characters here lovable.
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Meeeeeeeeh
( 3.5 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 15 april
Обожаю этот квест.


10/10
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Fenris84
( 3.2 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 11 april
Funny and good-looking.
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Watamic
( 8.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 29 mars
To figure out some of the things are really hard, didnt realize there was a help-button when I played it again for the achievements. Robert is so cute tho
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LVC
( 9.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 26 mars
Trying to keep it spoiler free, The Inner World follows the story of a clueless, but charming boy named Robbert, who finds himself on an adventure after a pigeon steals his owner's fosfos pendant, and falls down a chute to a city he has never been in before. With the help of a new founded friend named Laura, they will discover what happended to the wind's disappearance from the three wind fountains, and the secrets behind (most) of the characters.

There are some twists to this game, and their... ok. I've seen this type of story done many, many times before, and while it does get old seeing it done over and over again, I feel like it was done fairly well here. Most things make sense twords the end, avoiding a happy ending with a more bitter sweet one.

The game can take about 6 hours to complete on your first playthough, all while being enjoyable. A second playthrough can take a couple hours if you care about seeing things you missed/getting achievements, which might I add, are all fairly easy if you enjoy completing a game. Though despite that, the game's replayablility isn't incredibly high. It took me 9.7 hours to complete the entirety of the game and see everything, due to some things I'll get to in a bit. Though the experience that was brought in those 9.7 hours were enjoyable and amusing.

The characters featured in the game are enjoyable and entertaining to follow. Our main character Robert, while awkward at times, can be fun to play as to see how he reacts to the world around him. As he was sheltered at a young age, being thrown in a new world can make for some good humor. Mostly every character in this game is memorable in some way or another. Wheather it be a character in the main story, or a side character used mainly for puzzles.

As the trailer shows, my favorite thing about this game is the art style. Made in non-stereoscopic handmade 2D, The Inner World stands up to most visuals found in games nowadays. The colors make the world a gloomy, yet a lively place to explore, mixed with the cartoony style of characters, makes The Inner World "a breath of fresh air".

The soundtrack is, good. It isn't as upbeat and in-your-face as other games, but it isn't "gone with the wind" as well. If you're looking for a good track featuring relaxing, low tone instruments mixed with soft bird music, then you'll most likely love this track.

For gameplay, it's a point and click game, there's not much more you can add to it. The game features puzzles, mainly the "find all the things and put them together to make something else" ones. Some are fun and well done, while others not so much. And this leads into one of my main problems with the game.

If you want a slow-paced puzzle game, I highly recomend this. But if you're looking for something to get through quickly in about 30 minutes, then this game can be a challenge. And when I say 30 minutes, I mean speedruning the game afterwards to finish everything you missed. On your first playthough, it can take about 6 hours with the walkthrough only when you need it. And since the game isn't that big (there's only 4 areas total, not counding the ending), once you know the solution to the puzzle and you can finish it in about 5-10 minutes, the game can bug out a little. Example being (spoiler) the theater puzzle with the control board. Most times when I try to change the scene to get a different scene of that slide, it lets me change it, but the scene doesn't change. Meaning I have to exit the control pannel, come back, and try again for the scene to show. It isn't the most enraging thing, but it can cause a hassle on your first playthough when you think you solved the puzzle, but it didn't register it.

And though that's a bug in a normal playthrough, remember when I said speedruning the game in 30 minutes can be a challenge. That's because the game can crash and softblock while trying to do that. My second playthough, I had to reset as (spoiler) when I was making the "cookie" key durring Steve's area, I put the crystal shards in the mixing bowl. Then while that was happening, I took out the flowers, and after I was sure it was done with the shards, I put the flowers in next, but it didn't cound me puting them in, but took them anyways. So it took the flowers withough counting them, making it softblock the game, forcing a reset. And while that was a softblock glitch, my first playthough of the game made me have to Alt+F4 once, and go back to the main menu twice. On my second playthough (speedrun) I had to main menu at least two or three times, (I think) Alt+F4 once, and one crash, along with somehow duplicating items while crafting.


For me, The Inner World is a charming and visualy interesting game. The characters are fun, the art style is beautiful with a soundtrack and story that are ok, and appart from some glitches, the puzzles where enjoyable and challenging. If you are looking for a good, slowpaced 2D point and click adventure game, I'd recomend The Inner World.

Oh yeah, and the minigame on the main menu is neat as well.

Final Score: 8.5 / 10
Enjoyable experience
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gemini6699
( 8.9 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 21 mars
It is worth playing! As I went through the puzzles I discovered that some of them were really hard to work out, for instance, I would never thought of using mushrooms to be earplugs.....( I hope this would not annoy people who haven't played the game yet...) And sometimes when I went like "Oh I know how to solve the problem!" and the tools also fit the puzzles then I would happen to know that I used the wrong method :) What a surprise.. It's like that's something the game put in to fool you around :) But I like it really XD

In addition, the music and the voice actor casting are really GREAT. I also love the hand-drawn style artwork. Thanks you a lot for providing us with such a fantastic audio-visual art experience!

世界观简单,故事线清晰,谜题不算很难,不过也不容易想。消磨时间利器,就冲画风也值得一玩:)
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vanpinxa
( 9.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 20 mars
At first, I wasn't sure about this game. The dialogue seemed so slow, the characters were unrelatable and even annoying, and the puzzles seemed to fit into the game without reason. I was not about the recommend the game anytime soon.

However, by the time I got to Chapter 4, my mind completely changed and I fell in love with the story and the characters, and I didn't need the walkthrough hints as much if at all. Now that I have wrapped the game, I definitely would recommend it!
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Simontaga
( 1.4 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 18 mars
This is the best point and click game i've ever played so far.

10/10

Love the artwork 10/10

The game is 10/10

everything 10/10

music = 10²/10
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hermetico
( 5.8 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 15 mars
Very good adventure game. Recommended.
Characters, story and graphics are really lovely.
It has some affordable and logical puzzles at the beginning but, soon the puzzles start to be more unlogical, which could you force to run for a walkthrough, to solve some of them (specially at the end).
Graphics can seem deceptively chillish but, they aren't at all.
Story, graphics and puzzles are very original and, the game leaves you with a good taste after finishing it.
A different and original adventure that well worths a try.
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Zahrada40
( 7.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 15 mars
I think this is a decent game for the money, especially if the game is on sale. I am still not sure what to think of it yet. Because the minute we (me and my partner) started playing it, we realized we need a smoke to really get into it. It helped. The hilarity of the whole thing. The main hero thought speaks as if he was stoned himself and it made me fall asleep. That happened three evenings in a row with this game. My partner took care of most of the progress, because I was too stoned to think, but watching it is pretty awesome. Sleepy though. So... yeah. Inner World. Nothing makes sense in a nice way and I like that kind of things.
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Ripp42
( 8.5 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 14 mars
A very fun and beautiful adventure game, I recommend for adventure-gamers of all experience levels. The game has nice gameplay, good visuals, an interesting story, and a wonderful soundtrack.
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( 7.1 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 6 mars
A very enjoyable experience. Sometime the solutions are a bit random, so you just ahve to play around. But the help system is great, no wikis needed.

The characters are lovable, the soundtrack is very fitting (reminds me a lot of A Series of Unfortunate Events) and the artstyle is unique. The world this adventure creates is so weird but charming.
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エズィデニアサ
( 6.4 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 4 mars
I can't, I actually didn't finished this game because it left me that damn bored that I couldn't finished it. The Story just fails to keep me invested, the main characters are boring as hell, the only good character where the side characters but even only half of it and that is just not enough to keep me invested. Also the grafix, yeah grafix with an X! Well it is drawn quite well the background are pretty nice but the sequenzes just come of very chopy the musik always stops and it comes always out of paste and it happens way to often. Also many animations don't look that satisfying. Maybe this is because I play this game on german but really? It looks so bad. So while this game isn't bad it is only really something for point & clink fans who already played everything (Which is 90 percent of the people who would ever consider playing a point and click I know) but there are so many good games out there that are far superior, if you haven't already play deponia, or the course of monkey island or if you want something else play machinarium.
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Ginkgobitter
( 2.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 29 februari
I really liked the artstyle of this game, and the idea behind the world (very creative) - but, unfortunately, this is where the praise ends.

Whoever was responsible for the initial game idea and story outline must have died or left the team right after supplying it, because (s)he sure didn't participate in the puzzle design, dialog or further story writing. The main character is an absolute dimwit making it impossible to connect with him. The dialog is badly written which is making the voice acting cringe-worthy to listen to.

The puzzles are utterly ridiculous - they are super random, often defy (even adventure-)logic and some cannot even be solved by doing the right thing on the "wrong" screen (yes, I'm talking about you, theatre stage conroy mod); or they require you to have completed only loosely connected dialog trees with random NPCs before working. Ontop of this, items can sometimes be combined in the wrong way, which is making things unnecessarily confusing.

Overall, this game was not a pleasant experience. I completed only the first chapter (which took me a good two hours), had everyone flee my twitch stream in panic and would rather shoot myself in the foot than continue playing.

Someone please hire Studio Fizbin's artist and pair him up with people who actually care about their work.
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Localpain
( 4.9 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 28 februari
Great game, fun dialogs and story. A little bit short but point and click adventuregames usually are. Only got stuck 1 time witch means its pretty easy to solve but it didnt take away from how great this game was.
Buy it.
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Mattiazo
( 9.1 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 28 februari
a really good game a little short but you will enjoy every moment
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beautifulxpastels
( 12.0 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 25 februari
► The Inner World ◄
Likes:
→ Interest Plot
→ Awesome and Interesting Characters
→ Hilarious Dialogues
The flute. It is an interesting aspect of the game that I particularly enjoy in my opinion.

Dislikes:
→ A couple of bugs here and there, but not too bad.

This game was really enjoyable though there were a few bugs that I had experienced. The bug is not too much as it would only occur if one is impatient like I am. So I would suggest to not RAPIDLY click through dialogue, combine items or use items on objects in an impatient manner.

I would recommend this game to those who enjoy humorous dialogues or unique plot.
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EleaKaspara
( 10.5 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 22 februari
A fun, beautiful and cute game.
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14.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 14 februari
If you like point and click adventure games then you must play this game. From story to soundtrack this game does everything right.

Pros:

  • Great soundtrack
  • Very likable characters
  • Art and Animations are top notch
  • Great Voice Acting
  • Nice Story
  • Sensible puzzles


Cons:
  • Bugs (Not game breaking but requires restart)
  • Loading every time when scene change

I give this game 8.5/10.
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Such an Awesome Game
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A very fun and beautiful adventure game, I recommend for adventure-gamers of all experience levels. The game has nice gameplay, good visuals, an interesting story, and a wonderful soundtrack.
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11.2 timmar totalt
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Really enjoyed this adventure game quite a bit. The game reminds me of Daedalic Entertainment titles such as The Whispered World and The NIght of The Rabbit. Characters are well written and in my opinion voiced exceptionally well. The story is fairly unique and paced quite well. The dialouge hits serious and quirky/funny tones. It isn't a very long game, like most indie adventures, or even games like the Monkey Island Series, but that doesn't mean its not worth the price.

The art style is unique as well. I really enojyed the hand drawn aspect of the game and the colours really set the atmosphere. Cutscenes are well done and frequent. They are cool and help carry the store. Puzzles for the most part are pretty intuitive and fun to complete.

If you enjoyed The Whispered World, The Night of The Rabbit, Deponia Series, Monkey Island Series, Satinav/Memoria, etc. than you should definately pick this up. Also the soundtrack is totally worth it!
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10.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 22 februari
A fun, beautiful and cute game.
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1.4 timmar totalt
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This is the best point and click game i've ever played so far.

10/10

Love the artwork 10/10

The game is 10/10

everything 10/10

music = 10²/10
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5.8 timmar totalt
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Very good adventure game. Recommended.
Characters, story and graphics are really lovely.
It has some affordable and logical puzzles at the beginning but, soon the puzzles start to be more unlogical, which could you force to run for a walkthrough, to solve some of them (specially at the end).
Graphics can seem deceptively chillish but, they aren't at all.
Story, graphics and puzzles are very original and, the game leaves you with a good taste after finishing it.
A different and original adventure that well worths a try.
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Big things can sometimes come in unassuming packages, and not all adventures have to feature innovative control schemes or frightening scare tactics. There is still plenty of room for traditional point-and-click games that impress by doing what’s been done so often before, but doing it very well. The Inner World is that kind of game: a classic adventure whose hand-drawn, cartoony art style will appeal to young gamers, but whose humor, story, and puzzles will keep even veterans of the genre entertained as well. In short, it’s a game that the entire family can truly enjoy together.

Speaking of big things in small packages, little Robert is a novice at the Wind Temple of Asposia and court musician to Abbott Conroy, its resident wind monk. Robert has spent his whole life sheltered under the watchful eye of Conroy, unaware of the dire straits his world finds itself in. You see, Asposia is a world within a world, surrounded on all sides by rock. Wind inexplicably entering through the three wind fountains has become the hidden world’s life force; without it there's no light, and industry, trade, even Asposia’s very existence would come to a grinding halt.

And wind is exactly what’s running out. Years ago, the Basylians – angry wind gods who control the wind fountains – became displeased with the Asposians, and since then they’ve been on a rampage, petrifying all they gaze upon while the wind fountains slowly dry up. Robert isn’t the kind of hero to set out on a grand quest to save his world. Rather, he begins merely by chasing a thieving pigeon into a dirty, trash-choked back alley. Before long, he meets the charismatic Laura, a girl searching for her missing father. Following the cryptic clues he left behind for her, Laura not only believes that her father is still alive somewhere, but that he holds the key to discovering a secret wind fountain. Initially an unwilling participant, Robert is pulled into a tale of civil unrest in his own coming-of-age adventure. And if he plays his cards right, he just might learn how to save the world and impress the girl in the process.

Studio Fizbin, newcomer to the adventure scene, has crafted a charming, player-friendly experience. The game sports high presentation values, chiefly in its hand-drawn animation resembling Saturday morning TV cartoons. It eschews realism for a stylized fantasy world filled with creatures that draw their inspiration straight from a child’s storybook. Most resemble crosses between two animals, like the tumble mice that look like miniature-sized sheep, or the monkey-like wooloofs. Even the Asposians themselves sport an imaginative look, their distinguishing feature a striped, pointed nose – all but Robert, whose nose is plain and lined with holes, allowing him to play it like a flute. Playing as Robert, you’ll have a chance to explore the throne room of Conroy’s castle, brave the dangers of a trap-laden root forest, find an underground laboratory, and uncover the secret of the lost wind fountain.

Along with the clean, colorful art style comes painless navigation and an easy-to-use inventory system. Mousing over an object brings up clickable options, generally things like “Look”, “Take” or “Talk to”. The inventory, popping up when the cursor approaches the bottom of the screen, is unobtrusive; click and drag an item where you’d like to use it, or onto another object to combine them. Items in your inventory, as well as possible dialog options during conversations, are visually represented by button-like picture icons. Holding the mouse button down will cause all on-screen hotspots to appear, avoiding the need for pixel hunting and making it a snap to find any vital items you may have missed previously.

The audio is equally pleasant, with a catchy title theme that perfectly fits the fantastical world, followed by equally good music throughout the game. Voice acting, however, is more of a mixed bag. Most characters sound fine, like Abbott Conroy’s gruff, authoritative baritone and the plucky, rebellious attitude of Laura, Robert's partner in stirring up civil unrest – wanted for such crimes as chewing gum in public. Several minor characters also work flawlessly, and the narrator’s smooth solemnity was a great choice. On the other hand, a few characters get decidedly too much game-time, their voices grating on the nerves, like Detze, a little boy with the painfully obvious adult male falsetto. The most unfortunate voiceover comes from Robert himself; while his flaccid, wispy lack of authority seems fitting at first, it quickly becomes tedious as even describing objects in the environment sounds like an overwhelming task for him.

Perhaps one of the only turn-offs of the game is the sheer amount of dialog to slog through. Not that there are walls of text, but most dialog options require upwards of three or four separate clicks to exhaust completely. Most of these conversations deliver a bit of comedy, fill in some backstory, or simply offer some light-hearted flavor. But anyone who would like to get to the point without starting the same conversation four separate times may get impatient.

The Inner World's gameplay does not attempt any innovation, relying instead on the tried-and-true, point-and-click formula. However, the complexity of the inventory puzzles ramps up quite significantly after the first chapter or two, providing a gentle learning curve early on but keeping things challenging in later chapters. Even with their increased difficulty, the puzzles remain logical, and can always be solved with a minimum of trial and error.

I quite enjoyed the creativity the designers employed in implementing the puzzles. In one scene it becomes clear that Robert needs to bake something. A recipe is easily procured, but finding an oven, making it work, and gathering suitable ingredients proves to be quite a bit more challenging, involving a solution spread out over various screens, gathering and using other items in unconventional ways in order to finally succeed. Of course, without staples such as flour or sugar, one truly has to think outside the box to make this work.

Though each chapter consists of no more than a handful of locations, there are a surprising number of tasks in each segment that must be accomplished before proceeding. Each area typically has a clear goal to accomplish, apparent from the beginning of the chapter, whether unlocking a specific door, retrieving a valuable item, or stopping a piece of machinery. Very few situations, however, have a quick solution. If anything, it feels overwhelming on occasion trying to figure out where to begin sorting through the mess of tasks at hand; sometimes simply discovering what obstacle I was supposed to overcome was enough to set me on the path to resolving it. This was the only time I was ever forced to resort to the hint system.

Overall, The Inner World is a stylish old-school, point-and-click adventure, and savoring the world and all its little details should provide plenty of play time. It doesn’t break any new ground – nor does it ever seek to – but what it does it does well. Puzzles are a highlight, advancing in complexity from simple to vexing, and the world itself is sure to become a favorite locale to many who visit it. Warm and colorful, the characters have a way of growing on you, and even some spotty voice acting proves more of an annoyance than a game breaker. If games steeped in darkness and shadows are your thing, or if you’re looking for a fast-paced thrill ride, you'll have to look elsewhere. But if a leisurely coming-of-age tale with a bit of humor for the whole family sounds good, you may well want to take the trip to Asposia. You're very likely to enjoy your stay, and that's not just a lot of hot air.
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8.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 13 januari
A really interesting game! This one might be a little long, sorry guys!

I tend to be very on or off with point and clicks, It doesn't happen very often that i get into a game of this genre, don't get bored half way through, and actually manage to get to the end of it.

The tendency with this genre for me is that if they don't flow well enough, if i get stuck on obscure item combinations (which happens a lot with point and clicks) or if it's just not interesting enough, i'll give up and not bother going back to it. This is one point and click game however that i am happy to say that not only could i actually bare to get through it, but it's actually a really good game. It's been the best point and click game i have played since the Deponia series, which i adored.

In ways, this game reminded me a little of that series. I guess in just style and art. I was actually somewhat convinced whilst playing that it might be by Daedalic Entertainment, but alas it's not!

Admittedly when i first started playing this, i thought it was quite slow (maybe i was just in a particularly impatient mood that day?). The dialog seemed like it was paced too slowly and i was generally dreading the trek ahead to completing this game. Although I'm glad to say i changed my mind very quickly with that one.

The story is very inventive and i found it quite interesting. The game was fun to play through and the ending was definitely not disappointing. I think i can safely say that it's not the plot twist of the century, but it's not entirely predictable either. Either way it was great to see things unfold and i loved the creativity and humor involved.

In terms of characters, I love them. There are some very lovable characters in this game. Including our main star Robert. A well mannered, polite, silly and somewhat naive little Asposian.

The graphics are nice. It's very soft, light and nice on the eyes. A light-hearted, hand-drawn and cartoon-like style. With that said, i did have a few problems with crashing/freezing. Sometimes the loading screen between chapters just wouldn't load. It was usually fine because the game tends to autosave before the "end of chapter" cutscene. So you don't really lose anything, but it's still a minor annoyance having to reboot the game.
I found that if you tended to not move or click anything whilst the cutscene was playing or it was trying to load, it'd usually load fine. If you pressed buttons and clicked your mouse, that's when it tended to have a hard time and freeze.

That being the only negative thing out of the way, back to the positive stuff!
The help system in this is quite good. I usually try not to use hints whenever i can, but being stuck on something for a long while gets a bit frustrating. I was quite impressed with the hint system, I wanted to see how many hints it would give you and how obvious they'd be. It gives you a few little nudges in the right direction before just spelling it out to you. Plus, you still don't get it? It'll spell it out to you even more blatantly. Literally to the point of "Go pick this thing up over there, and use it on this".

Lastly, achievements!
This one is pretty easy to complete 100% and i think my method for doing so was a decent way of doing it.
I basically started a game file (it allows you up to 3), I played through a chapter, then went back to the main menu and started a second game for missed achievements throughout each chapter. Every time i would complete a chapter in my main save, i'd go back to the secondary save to complete it again whilst getting any missed achievements.
The chapters aren't too long and once you know what you are doing going back and getting the missables in a second game file isn't as tedious as it sounds.
There is one lonesome guide for this game that details "missable achievements" you can either read the names/descriptions and try to figure yourself how to get them, or you could just use the guide to know what to do. (In my opinion it's fairly easy to figure out how to get them just from reading the title or description)
Also, there are a few achievements that having two saves actually makes it easier. For example, there is one achievement for not using the guide at all and one for using the guide frequently. So either way really, you'd have to play it twice.

All in all i really loved this game and i'm glad i decided to have a go with it. If you're a fan of the genre i would definitely recommend it to you.


TL;DR : It's great, seriously. The story is inventive, it's fun and humorous. If you are a fan of the genre then definitely try it.
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7.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 25 januari
The Inner World is a delightful point & click adventure! Asposia is a curious place full of amusing characters and challenging puzzles. I very much enjoyed my time there.

The artwork is cute and simple, but quite charming, and it fits the game well. The animations give everyone a lot of personality, and the backgrounds are detailed and fun to explore. As for the story, it’s straightforward but well done, and the dialogue often had me laughing out loud. One could make the argument that the game is a bit too wordy, and I’d concede that point, but thankfully the conversations are interesting enough that they didn’t become tedious. It helps that the voice acting is great too.

I don’t have many negative things to say here. The Inner World made me smile from the very beginning, and it's one of the most entertaining adventure games I've played in a long time. 100% recommended, especially if you're a fan of witty writing and traditional point & clicks.
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14.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 5 januari
the best puzzle game I have played for a long time would play again
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10.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 18 januari
Good point and click adventure with minor flaws. 8/10

Pros:
1. Good storyline
2. Good puzzles
3. Likeable characters
4. Good designs
5. Very funny!

Cons:
1. Unreasonably long loading screens (sometimes my computer even thought the program wasn't responding)
2. Glitchy (There were multiple times where I had to restart the game because of a glitch.)
3. Sometimes the cut scenes wouldn't load. They would only show a green screen


Overall, this game is pretty great. My list of cons are easily excused, especially in a pnc game like this. If you like pnc types of games, this one won't disappoint.
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9.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 10 januari
A very nice point and click adventure game, the voice acting is great, characters are unique and adorable, the story is pretty simple but the environments are fun to explore. Some puzzles are not too straightforward, luckily there is a hint system that provides guidance from small hints to complete walkthrough. The animations are done nicely and there's a lot of good humor. To sum it up, I've enjoyed it, the game is not that popular, but definitely worth playing.
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6.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 2 februari, 2015
Oh, I cannot recommend this game enough. It was such a lovely adventure, I wish it was at least twice as long! The dialogue never stops being funny, and you'll want to say "Awhh, Robeeeert"...and pat little Robert on the head every time his clueless behaviour makes you chuckle. And you will laugh. A lot. Puzzles are not incredibly hard, and the hint system provides you with enough info if, for example, you're actually missing an object (oh, pixel hunting :) ). The story is good, the characters are hilarious with great voice-acting, and Robert... well, he's just a sweet little boy who goes on an adventure! I'm hoping for a sequel actually, only cause I loved the main character so very much!

Plus, you can sing with your nose!
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24.6 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 31 augusti, 2015
A hilarious and adorable adventure game that I will remember fondly as one of my favorite point and click advetnures in some time. Phenomenal voice acting, cute characters, charming dialogue, good puzzles, and just an overall fun experience watching the characters try to save their people.

We begin with Robert, an orphaned boy who is being raised by a man named Conroy. Conroy is the ruler of this little world of Asposia, and right away, as you can in all animated tales, we realize that Conroy isn't the nicest of fellows. In fact, he seems like a downright meanie. :P One day while Robert is playing his flute nose (yes, I said flute nose) for Conroy in his favorite 1 note tune, a pigeon that Robert has been playing with as one of his only friends comes in and steals Conroy's necklace and flies off. Robert, being the ever dutiful 'son' goes after it and finds himself down in the city of Asposia with all the peasants for the first time outside the walls of Conroy's castle. His adventure is ready to begin...

Robert soon meets residents of Asposia and quickly starts to realize that Conroy may not be the great hero that he was raised to believe he was. Most importantly he meets Laura. A wanted thief, general troublemaker, obvious anti-establishment hero, and the girl of Robert's dreams. Robert is incredibly naive, but falls in love with Laura at first site. She is more worldy and they play off one another fantastically as she teases him and he shows his innocence again and again as a kind and generous boy. Their conversations are great, and Robert is pretty funny no matter how innocent he is.

I didn't find any issues with the game UI, or the puzzle mechanics. They are the standard hover over the bottom of the screen to pop up the item menu, with options to drag them to world objects, combine them, etc. Some of the puzzles are a bit strange and take some trial and error of jsut screwing aroudn finding what items interact with things, but overalll they aren't too illogical most of the time. The game has a few loading screens between areas that on my medium level PC took about 3 seconds to load wasn't a problem for me.

I had no bugs in the game that I can recall. Certainly nothing that made me stop, although the save system is not one that is the type to be friendly for Achievement hunters. The game can be saved manually, or using auto-saves, BUT you don't have a choice about where you save other than picking a slot for your current game. So you have one save and if it auto-saves and you miss an Achievement you will have to start the game over. So...if 100% Achievements is your goal then you better take a look at some Achievements guides BEFORE starting. There are a few that are full game achievements and a couple of them contradict. One side is really easy and can be gotten with a quick restart early on, but the other requires the full game to be played a certain way so you want to make sure you understand these early on before finding out halfway through you will have to play all the way through again.

Game is probalby anywhere from 6-10 hours long. My playtime is longer because I left the game on for 12 hours one day. :)

If you are a fan of point and click adventure games, love games such as the ones made by Daedelic, love cute and adorable characters with phenomenal voice acting, then The Inner World is a fantastic game for you. While this is an Indie studio, and this is their first major game, I consider this adventure game to be as good as any of the Daedelic games I have played. It definitely could be considered as comparable in quality to those. I highly recommend it to any adventure fan. I loved the characters and would love to see more from this studio.

Bringing me to this...

NOTE: While looking at videos for The Inner World on Youtube I noticed this trailer from 2013 that suggested there might be an animated cartoon coming called 'The Inner World', but I ahve found no other news about it. I would have definitely watched, but it gives you a pretty good idea about the voice acting in the game as it is similar to this cartoon. If anyone knows anything else about this animated series I would be interested. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STsqPrG8L7E
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24 av 29 personer (83%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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7.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 11 oktober, 2013
As modern point and click adventure games go, this one is fairly decent. It's not a mind-blowing experience by any means, but it's definitely not bad either. You play as a guy named Robert who finds himself thrust into a quest to save the world (naturally). Robert is a very naive and unassuming sort of fella, so a lot of the plot and humor centers around his clueless innocence. The story and dialogue is fairly good for the most part, in turns charming, funny and dark. The voice acting is hit or miss, though - mostly it is decent, but a few lines here and there are inexplicably bad (wrong pronunciations, improper emphasis of words, etc). Mechanically, the game also has its ups and downs. Being a point and click game, you would think that the pointing and clicking would be spot-on, but that's not always the case. Sometimes you can't click on things that you should be able to click (though it usually fixes itself in a second or two). Additionally, half of the achievements don't seem to be working properly. However, the developers have started to release patches to fix some of these problems, so a lot of these things may not be issues in the future. Regardless, none of these faults are deal breakers by any means, anyways.

The puzzles are fairly standard in adventure game terms. You basically just go around talking to people, picking up objects, and using those objects (or combinations thereof) to solve puzzles and progress further. Thankfully, none of the solutions are overly ridiculous or unintuitive (as is the case with many adventure games), though you will need to really think some stuff through from time to time. Apparently there is also a help system in place if you need it (which I didn't even realize until after finishing the game), so you probably won't ever get stuck for long, if you even get stuck at all. The game is divided into 5 chapters, each of which consists of a self-contained series of puzzles that take place on 3 or 4 "screens". Playtime is probably around 7-8 hours or so, give or take. So keep that in mind in terms of how much you are willing to pay. All in all, the game is pretty good. As I said earlier, it is nothing mind-blowing for the genre, but it's a nice experience while it lasts. Probably the worst thing I could say about it (aside from the minor glitches noted above) is that the pacing is very slow. The dialogue in particular seems like it takes foreeeeeeeever sometimes, especially with a main character who is so low-key and slow. The pace may test your patience at times. But if you don't mind that and are into classic adventure games, this is probably worth a look at some point. I would probably recommend waiting for a sale, though, unless you are hardcore into adventure games and need something new to play now.
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17 av 17 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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8.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 24 mars, 2015
This was a big surprise for me. I bought the Humble Bundle mostly for VVVVVV and I enjoyed this a lot.
It's really charming, has a pretty decent storyline, good puzzles, lovable characters, amazing voice-acting... good in general. Kinda short, but the 6 hours I put into it before finishing it was worth it. Every second. I loved it.
I even loved it so much I re-played it just to 100% it.

Huge yes! Deserves a lot more sales!
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16 av 19 personer (84%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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Upplagd: 20 oktober, 2013
A quirky cartoonish adventure game in the classic adventure game style.

Backgrounds are lovely, Character Art is cartoonish but nice. Voice Acting is great and generally Sound is good. Writing is interesting and the dialogue is delightfully "oddball".

Keep in mind the bizarre nature of the puzzles will require equally bizarre solutions. "Pixel hunt" & "Item Clutter" is never really an issue (hold Spacebar for hotspots). So yeah, you can brute force your way through quite a bit. The hint system is good because it will give you clues (more specific each subsequent time when used on the same puzzle), and doesn't just hand out answers.

This is a quality game at a reasonable price. What isn't to love about this?
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8.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 4 oktober, 2014
This game was a solid point-and-click adventure. Good story and the puzzles were clever. I played this with my son and he enjoyed it as well even if some of the humor was over his head. The graphic style of the game is pretty cool. I think there could have been more flute-nose puzzles but overall it was fun.
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13 av 15 personer (87%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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10.3 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 29 oktober, 2014
This game is a gem of point-and-click adventures. The hand-crafted backgrounds of the world really give the whole game a great personality (even if the character art was a bit too simple for the beautiful scenery). The storyline is creative and engaging enough that I couldn't stop playing and made it through the game in about 8-9 hours over three days. Currently playing through it for the achievements and making sure I find all the clever jokes buried inside.

8.5/10, am playing again.
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