QBEH-1 is an atmospheric 1st-person puzzle platformer that takes players on a quest through a series of divergent worlds. Each world is filled with new puzzles that require special cubes to solve as well as fun secrets to uncover. Includes a LEVEL EDITOR and STEAM WORKSHOP support!
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Very Positive (392 reviews) - 90% of the 392 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 15, 2014

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April 11

Level Building Contest

Steam user Mrs Ellie (who previously wrote about leveldesign in Qbeh-1 here) has organised a levelbuilding contest! From now until May 7th, everyone in the Qbeh-community is invited to create their own levels and submit them to the contest! The theme is "Ruins", but you may interpret that in whatever way you choose. The 4 winners will each receive a free download code for the Qbeh-1 original soundtrack!

We can't wait to see what people come up with, so head over to the forums for the contest rules and go make some awesome levels!

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“A simple idea has been taken and turned into a complex puzzle game, with stunning visuals and relaxing music. If you've not played this great indie title yet, I highly suggest you give it a go!”
10/10 – Glacier Gaming

“It’s peaceful, intellectually rewarding, and of all things a stress reliever. Qbeh-1: The Atlas Cube, is great.”
9/10 – Hooked Gamers

“Qbeh-1 take’s everything that made Portal’s puzzles great and mix’s it with elements of MineCraft and even Tetris and blends them all together to create something unique yet familiar. Its Rift implementation is the best we have seen yet from a previously released 2D game so much so that it’s hard to imagine that it was not originally designed with VR in mind. Qbeh-1 is well worth your time and money as it’s a modern classic and a must play experience.”
4/5 – Virtual Reality Reviewer

Level Editor & Steam Workshop

Get Virtual! Oculus Rift DK1 & DK2 Support now Included

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About This Game

QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube is an atmospheric 1st-person puzzle platformer by Liquid Flower that takes players on an inspired quest through a variety of divergent worlds, each filled with new mysteries and secrets to uncover. In each world, players find special cubes that must be collected and used to navigate to the next portal. Some cubes will simply be used as stepping stones to new areas while others are imbued with magical properties such as gravity and propulsion.

Created by Liquid Flower, QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube is a prequel to their much beloved Qbeh, a small student project that found its way online and into the hands of gamers and journalists alike who wanted more after feasting on the appetizer. Now, QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube builds on the core concept and aesthetics introduced in the original and brings even more polish, passion and gameplay into the new game.

Now includes a LEVEL EDITOR with STEAM WORKSHOP support! Build your own levels then share and play those made by the community.


  • Solve elaborate puzzles using a variety of Cube types such as Building Blocks, Energy Cubes and Gravity Manipulators
  • Explore atmospheric Worlds, each with 6 challenging levels and unique themes
  • Discover alternate paths, intriguing platforming elements and secrets to unlock an unfolding mystery
  • Experience an immersive & mesmerizing Soundtrack that pulls you into the adventure
  • Uncover the game’s narrative through interpretive imagery
  • Oculus Rift Support (supports DK1 & DK2)


  • Create levels using similar (world) styles found in the game
  • Mix and match styles from multiple themes in one level
  • Add doors, switch activated doors, moving platforms, fans and more
  • Add special cubes (basic, energy, gravity and force)
  • Add geometry blocks such as walls and floors with different styles
  • Move, resize and rotate objects (only geometry blocks are resizable)
  • Change lighting and add light cubes as light sources
  • Change skybox
  • Select your background music from tracks available in the game
  • Test levels right in the editor
  • Share levels through Steam Workshop
  • Play levels made by others

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows Vista/7 /8
    • Processor: 2 GHz (or 4 GHz for CPUs like Celeron/Duron)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible; integrated or very low budget cards may not work
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: Windows Vista/7 /8
    • Processor: 2.0GHz x86/64
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB GForce 8600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor: 2 ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card, 258 MB video memory
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 5
Qbeh-1: The Atlas Cube is a minimalistic first person puzzle game. There's not really a story per say, but you ultimately progress to power up the Atlas which I think creates more worlds. I'm always a sucker for first person puzzle games and even though there are a lot better games out there, this one is still pretty satisfying. I would say the majority of puzzles are moderate difficulty, but finding all the tokens is extremely difficult. There isn't a whole lot of handholding in this one either so you pretty much have to figure it out as you go.

They've also added a level editor since I've played it so that's a bonus.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
24.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2015
This is an interesting game, the levels have a decent amount of replay value especially if you are someone that likes to 100% games, the level editor is quite fun but can be difficult to use. The community does not have many level at the moment so you can get all to many new maps after you have finished the main game.
I would definitely recommend this game, it's got clever puzzles that are not all to difficult at the beginning but begin to become increasingly difficult.
Overall this game is definitely worth a purchase if you like puzzle games but if you don't i would recommend getting it from a sale.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 12
I Played This Game...AND ITS AWESOME!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
Very fun! I think people who are looking for puzzle and building games combined should play this.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
298.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2015
This game is incredibly fun and does a great job teaching the player new skills while jumping from cube to cube over thin air! It will make a skilled jumper out of even the most unlikely of players ... like me. With the addition of the level editor, it is my favorite game on Steam. The achievements add lots of replayability, and the atmospheric levels are beautiful. The game hints at a story, which is enough to enjoy it thoroughly. Definitely a fun game to play over and over and over ... and then build so you can play some more!
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