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Nuclear war, post apocalypse, barren and lifeless wastelands. Lifeless? Not so much! Mutated insects have made their home in a bomb shelter and they're set on exploring the world. Let this point&click adventure welcome you to a hilariously bizarre end time world and join the roaches Jim and Bud on their journey to the surface.
Release Date: Nov 4, 2013
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“Journey of a Roach features an immersive cartoon world inhabited by lovable insect characters and mind-bending directional mechanics that will surely resonate with players long after the game is over.”
4/5 – Adventuregamers

“A likeable, hilarious and inventive adventure game.”
85% – http://www.spielemagazin.de/spiele/spieletests/journey-of-a-roach-pc/

“The attention to detail paid to this game should make every fan of Point & Click adventures take a closer look.”
80% – http://www.looki.de/journey_of_a_roach_test_a5810_3.html

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About the Game

Nuclear war, post apocalypse, barren and lifeless wastelands.
Lifeless? Not so much!
Mutated insects have made their home in a bomb shelter and they're set on exploring the world.
Let this point&click adventure welcome you to a hilariously bizarre end time world and join the roaches Jim and Bud on their journey to the surface.

Journey of a Roach tells the story of two roach-buddies, who want nothing but see the surface world.
On their way up, they meet all kinds of bizarre and ludicrous insects inhabiting the post-apocalyptic earth. In atmospheric 3D point&click adventure style you'll take control of Jim the roach through the bomb shelter, effortlessly crawling your way along walls and ceilings. This innovative and dynamic game mechanic creates opportunities for a wholly new puzzle design. Fondly designed speechballoons offer an unconventional new dialogue experience and the soundtrack delivers and atmospheric, post-apocalyptic mood.

Key Features


  • Point&click Adventure in a unique environment
  • Crawl along walls and ceilings, exploring secret underground
  • Innovative controls create dynamic game mechanics
  • Atmospheric 3D comic style world
  • Two charming, memorable protagonists with humorous, nonverbal means of communication

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 512 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse, Microsoft XBox Controller

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space

Linux System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu Linux 12.04, equivalent distros should work
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
    • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
8/10
"biiii daaa buu duiii baaa iiii, uuu bii uuii diii."

Journey of a Roach is a 2.5D Puzzle Adventure (Jump)'n'Run set in a 3D post apocalyptic insect environment.

Pros:
+ very cute cockroaches
+ cute voices
+ cute story
+ "DayOfTheTentacle" kind of puzzles
+ nice graphics
+ nice setting
+ nice ost & sound
+ up is down & the opposite
+ full x360 controller support
+ funny

Cons:
- only 3-4 hours
- item handling isn't the best/worst
- where's part II :)

The only cute roach I can recommend.
Posted: April 11
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
10.1 hrs on record
Przyjemna i wesoła gra przygodowa. Jako sympatyczny karaluch staramy się uratować kompana i wydostać z podziemnego schronu na powierzchnię. Po drodze rozwiązujemy zagadki logiczne, które nie zawsze są oczywiste.
Miła dla oka rysunkowa grafika jest dużym plusem gry.
Polecam.

Pleasant and cheerful adventure game. As a sympathetic cockroach we are trying to save our friend and get out of the underground shelter to the surface. Along the way we solve logic puzzles, which are not always obvious.
Pleasing to the eye drawing graphics is a big plus for the game.
I recommend this game.
Posted: April 27
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8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Roach simulator!

Another great adventure from Daedalic! the game is short but that's not a problem when we have great characters,music and story.
Posted: April 17
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
I'm a sucker for cute stuff, and by god are these roaches adorable. That alone made this game rocket quite quickly to my "top favorite games" list. The climbing-on-walls mechanic is really unique; I had no problems with motion sickness, although others have (so be wary of that, I suppose). The game was funny and happy, with a really sweethearted ending.

In short, a wonderfully adorable little game about roaches in a nulear wasteland.
Posted: June 15
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
I recently purchased another game that was so awful it was not funny. This then came as a pleasant surprise. It was really fun, cute and a little challenge all in one. Really felt I was in there. Well worth the full asking price never mind 80% off I got it for. Worked with no probs on my Win 7 64bit set up. Very good value.
Posted: April 12
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28 of 28 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Journey of a Roach throws you into a topsy turvy animated world that's really quite charming. Climbing around on the ceiling can be a little bit dizzying, and at my time of playing there were a couple of little movement snagging areas. It's also a very short game, but I feel like the pace that it sets is good and I worry that if it was longer it might overstay its welcome. At 3.5 hours this was with me backtracking for a couple of achievements. The puzzles are logical and bizzare, the best kind.
It's cute and cheerful and unique enough to give a chance. The full recommended retail is high in my opinion for the time you will get out of it but if you can get it for >£5 i'd snatch it up. Daedalic published this for a small team and honestly as companies go these are guys that i'd be proud to be giving money to - sale or not.
Posted: November 30, 2013
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