You are a robot in an office building. You have to eat furniture and not get caught. A mysterious story unfolds. Not The Robots is this year’s most exciting Roguelike Stealth Furniture Eating Simulator. It’s a game with random levels, permadeath, and the goal of eating furniture. Same furniture is also your stealth cover.
User reviews: Very Positive (213 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 12, 2013

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October 12

1.1.5 Update - Better Custom Levels!

You can now draw your own layouts for custom maps (while still making use of the game's procedural-content-based trappings) - for bonus points, you can now also export/import your custom challenges to share them with others!

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August 4

The 1.1 Update is live!

The biggest update so far to Not the Robots has just gone online!



Some highlights:

* Our community's most-requested feature: Save&Quit for Campaign Mode
* We ported the game to our first Android device (Amazon's FireTV) - as a carryover benefit, desktop users who weren't already running the game on max settings should see a general performance boost
* A overhaul to the general loading screen with tips & tricks, cooler transitions, and one of those fun "loading spinner" animations
* Revamped background decorations during gameplay (probably the ugliest part of the original game!)
* The "Unlock All" cheat code now unlocks You Find Yourself In A Room 2, a hidden sequel that was previously only accessible by completing all 20 Challenge levels
* Many other tweaks and improvements, including an improved "x-ray" effect for the player character, prettier spacial UI elements (like Scanners, Sequence numbers, and tutorial popups), and more

The full changelog is available here

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Reviews

“Very different. Excitingly different.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Pretty damn good stealth game, actually”
TotalBiscuit

About This Game

You are a robot in an office building. You have to eat furniture and not get caught. A mysterious story unfolds.

Not The Robots is this year’s most exciting Roguelike Stealth Furniture Eating Simulator. It’s a game with random levels, permadeath, and the goal of eating furniture. Same furniture is also your stealth cover.

  • A seven-building Campaign Mode of increasingly brutal (and fully procedural) levels
  • Fearsome machine-gun-equipped patrolling guards to avoid and trick
  • Spotlights, lasers, bombs, and other traps to sidestep
  • Tons of crafty gadgets to master
  • Contains an unlockable sequel to "You Find Yourself In A Room," a previous game from 2DArray
  • Short/medium/long game modes for play sessions of any size
  • Mysterious and fully-voiced storyline to gradually explain the game's strange setting
  • Controller support
  • The year's most exciting furniture-eating stealth game!

About 2DArray


2DArray is previously known for web game hits like Company of Myself, Fixation, Fisher-Diver, and Spewer. This is their first commercial game, supported by tinyBuild GAMES.

About tinyBuild GAMES


tinyBuild GAMES is an indie game development and publishing company. No Time To Explain is their first game. It came out of a successful Kickstarter and Greenlight adventure. They're currently working on a bunch of games:

  • Co-developing SpeedRunners -- currently in Early Access on Steam
  • Working with 3rd party devs on games like Not the Robots (live on Steam)
  • Preparing to release Fearless Fantasy and other unannounced titles
  • Unannounced super-secret in-house game

System Requirements

PC
Mac
Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card from 2004 or later
    • DirectX: Version 7.0
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.5 or later
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card from 2004 or later
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card from 2004 or later
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
53 of 71 people (75%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
Easily the best Furniture Eating Simulator out there.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
A fantastic stealth based Rogue Like game. I picked it up on sale, butwith the game play I've gotten out of it, I'd stillh ave payed full price. A lot of stealth games rely on basic mechanics that can get stale after a while, or don't cause a lot of tensions. The ones that do it right make for really stressful moments, and Not the Robots nails it on every level. Every time you screw up, you know that you should have done something differently, and it's pretty much your fault. The tension that's created for the AI looking for you is fantastic, making you on the edge of your seat repeatedly saying "please don't look here please don't look here". Honestly, I'm not coming up with a lot of negatives for the game, it does most elements well and is a game that is great to play if you want to kill time or even just get your heart pumping.

I've got some basic gameplay/mechanics here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-UGaIiKOQY if you want to see the game in action.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
Very nice and smooth game controls. Simple game style, but manages to keep you on edge. The satisfaction of the furniture being destroyed is just beyond what I would have expected. Add this with randomly generated game design, different game modes, added obstacles, and side objective, you get an great game for a cheap price.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
This game is amazing! I absolutly love it! It's fun, entertaining, a little dark and easy to learn. I'm a little sad it's so cheap, when i saw it was only 0.99 on sale it made me wonder if it was that good a game. But i got it and I love it, it has a bit more mysterious and interesting storey than i expected. If you see this game when it isn't on sale i'd still recommend it, support the developer as he has made some other really great games. All in all i love this game and would recommend it. 10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
A very fun little game. Randomly generated maps and challenges are very fun to play which this game has many of.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
To be honest, I bought it because it was just $0.99, but turns out it's really fun.If you're a "big" fan of stealthy games, you'll like it.Buy it (if it's still $0.99).

Long story short, you're a robot and eat furnitures without getting caught.I'm at building 6 floor 1 right now.So far, I've seen short blue lasers, long yellow lasers, and hot floors and sentries.There is no way avoiding blue lasers.You have to be out of its sight if you don't wanna get hurt.And yellow lasers; You can just avoid them by crouching (press shift).Hot floors are just... hot floors.They hurt you if you stand on them.And the worst enemy in the game is sentries I guess.Once they see you, they start looking for you.And when they see you, they just shoot non-stop.

And the most fun part is : If you die, you start over.Thank god I still haven't.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
This is a great little addictive stealth game that keeps you coming back for more!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
It's good so far. Controllers work fine, and seems like it would be good to play on a TV. Linux support is great, and the option to use Linux and a controller makes this perfect for Steam OS.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
Suprsingingly really good for $1. Challenging but fun
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
A simple but fun stealth game where the levels randomly generate. The idea is to eat enough furniture (food) in order to trigger the exit, though doing so removes the available cover used to hide from sentries and the like. Worth the 99 cents I paid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvRicR1CvH8
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
✓ Rogue-like, randomized levels
✓ Nice presentation
✓ Interesting game mechanics
✓ A good challenge
✓ Linux support!

✘ No co-op multiplayer
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
Even with how creative this game is, it gets way too repetitive.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
You really can't fathom the awesomness of this game until you have experienced it your self.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
Very nice game, very addictive, and secrets nice nice, I highly recommend playing this game is really fun!
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
This game is awesome. Great graphics best story.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
First u must eat the furnitures in every floor then u can go another floor if your eat atatus is full bar..
This game is simple but u must have strategy to win floor by floor..
So you can refresh your brain with this game..
Lets come to eat,, eat n eat.. :D
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
gud but hard
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
As a furniture eating robot, I find this game offensive. 666/10.
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0 of 4 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
walking around only absorbing stuff ...
Not my type of game, got it from a humblebundle atleast it was for charity :)
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0 of 4 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
NOt bad
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