A mysterious invitation leads to the attic of an abandoned house. In the room is a cast-iron safe laced with strange carvings and on top, a note from your distant companion. It promises something ancient and astonishing concealed in the iron chamber - you need only find a way in.
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Very Positive (91 reviews) - 96% of the 91 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Release Date: Jul 28, 2014

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June 28

OUT NOW!! The Room Two: PC Edition

Following the release of 'The Room' on PC in 2014, we're proud to announce 'The Room Two' is OUT NOW for PC!
http://store.steampowered.com/app/425580

The Room Two continues the time-spanning journey of its predecessor while significantly expanding its unique puzzle gameplay. Follow a trail of cryptic letters from an enigmatic scientist known only as “AS” into a compelling world of challenging mystery and tactile exploration.

Development on this fully-enhanced HD version of The Room Two began shortly after the mobile release of The Room Three late in 2015 and has involved creating wholly new environments for each level as well as rebuilding and re-texturing every asset in the game.

Trailer here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wmRQl-huMo

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Reviews

“Genuinely astonishing at times, The Room is a beautiful presentation of rendered graphics, sewn together with intricate, engaging puzzles”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“Excellently produced, clever puzzles and spine-tingling music”
Game Informer

“You're encouraged to slowly savor every last morsel this wonderful gem serves up. A must play, indeed.”
Gametrailers

About This Game

Fall into a world of bizarre contraptions and alchemical machinery with The Room, a BAFTA award-winning 3D puzzler from Fireproof Games. Follow a trail of cryptic letters and solve many unique devices in ever more extraordinary places, on a time-spanning journey where machinery meets myth.

The Room PC is a fully-enhanced HD release of Apple's 2012 iPad Game Of The Year, including the 'EPILOGUE' DLC that adds 20% more content and play time to the original release. This PC version of the game has been many months in the making and has involved recreating almost every asset in the game from the ground up.

Fireproof Games are a small independent team working in Guildford in the UK. We self-published our first game The Room in September 2012 and were stunned with both the critical success and our new-found fan-base, not to mention multiple international awards. The Room has changed our lives and we hope you enjoy playing it as much as we enjoyed making it.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: WindowsXP SP2 or higher
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 11
The Room is an enchanting, detail-driven puzzle game with a fine combination of delicate visuals and compelling background atmosphere. This is a game you'll want to replay with friends, just so they can see and experience the complexity of the beautiful puzzles.

This game comes in stages, each level with a steady difficulty curve from the previous one; none of these puzzles are overly challenging, but several of them are delightfully innovative. Clicks and sweeps of the mouse are how you navigate around each level, each level focused around a multi-faceted, multi-layered object of incredible texture and brilliance. The objects you handle are just as delicious visually as the puzzles are stimulating. All of the clicks and camera motions are smooth, and I encountered no glitches while playing this game. For players having trouble figuring out the 'where' of something, whether it be a hidden tool or what the tool should be used on, there are useful hints that come in stages, and only when prompted. The first hint is always very vague, usually enough to trigger that 'oh!, I remember that!'. The second hint is always blunt, and gets you past whatever your snag is without fail. For players who despise hints, they can also be disabled entirely, so they won't distract you with their gentle pulsing light in a tiny corner of the screen.

I loved everything about this game, from the haunting and mysterious sounds, to how the plot is delivered in carefully placed puzzles, scenery, and letters. Above all, the texturing and the details of the puzzles themselves. Every object is beautiful and can be examined up close, whether they go into your inventory, or they are part of the larger puzzle. This is the kind of game that inspires writing and dreams. I recommend it to all of my friends, and have replayed it myself. This is not a puzzle game you will be frustrated with, or regret; it strikes an incredible balance for all levels and variety of players.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 22
The good

Devilish puzzles
Nicely drawn visuals
Some good background effects
Only five achievements, easy to get a perfect game for those who care about such things
It was cheap
Hint system for those who need it

The bad

Minimal replay value
Too short
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Nice game with some mind bending puzzles. Wish it was longer.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 18
Recommended.

10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 19
Excellent puzzle game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
Just the right amount of puzzles and difficulty!

The Room is divided in 5 chapters and each one offers a different box to solve. Presentation is done from a 3D perspective with a camera that rotates around the boxes so it can be played only using the mouse. You have to manual zoom on zones of interest and find hidden compartments with pieces that will help you progress to the next puzzle. Sometimes you have to use your special lens to find symbols that are not visible to the human eye. I was really impressed with the detail of some boxes, the quality of mechanical animations and the overall environment. There is also a hint system in the game, but I advice to turn it off from the Settings menu.

A short game that takes 2 to 3 hours if you don't get stuck for too long on some puzzles.
The next game in the series, The Room Two, already has a PC Edition. Can't wait to play it and also to see The Room Three ported from mobiles to a proper PC Edition.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 15
The Room is an interesting concept and I’ll start by saying what I like about the game. The graphics are phenomenal, the sounds and music were intense, and the theme (not story) of the game was at least reasonably interesting. However for me this all fell short due to the games mechanics. In a way it’s a puzzle game but not in the way I was expecting. I was hoping for logically intense puzzles and instead I was presented with a scavenger hunt for the next item that would open a door to give me a new item which would show this machine with more doors that needed more items… and you get my point. So as a puzzle game it didn’t really do it for me but as a point and click scavenger hunt it is by far one of the best if not the best out there. I just can’t recommend it because I was expecting something different entirely.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
308 of 316 people (97%) found this review helpful
253 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 24, 2015
pros:
+very nice puzzle game
+you dont need to have a doctorate to figure it out
+graphics and sound compartments are amazing
+good hinted story
cons:
-kinda short, would be nicer with a dlc or a sequel
-story not complete
Both:
+-there is no Tommy Wiseau
10/10
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712 of 836 people (85%) found this review helpful
802 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 12, 2015
You're tearing me apart, Lisa.
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1,713 of 2,116 people (81%) found this review helpful
866 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 30, 2014
YOU'RE TEARING ME APART, LISA
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[dP] KassTro
3.6 hrs
Posted: September 30
Short game and the hints help a bit too much but overall a super fun and interesting puzzle game.
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CrazyDave1313
2.4 hrs
Posted: September 29
There isn't much I can say that hasn't already been said. It's a good, intruiging story with interesting game mechanics. Those mechanics consist of: manipulating a 3-D puzzle in an attempt to find its solutions. Worth noting: the game has a fair amount of turning the puzzles over in your hands, wondering if you've missed some critical hint somewhere (the answer typically is yes). I'm happy to report that, despite only sometimes-useful clues and my own ineptitude, that the game is not inherently too difficult.

I like it. You should play it. For only 5 bucks, it's good.
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[JRM] James"
3.8 hrs
Posted: September 27
One hell of a puzzle game!
Had me pondering how to open some of the boxes for ages!
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voxelrobot
2.1 hrs
Posted: September 26
As a big fan of escape games and point and click adventures, I can say this game is amazing. You could compare this to a Hellraiser puzzle box. It's mechanical but does not obey normal rules for something mechanical and everything just feels so perfect to manipulate.
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sunshroud
4.0 hrs
Posted: September 26
awesome FP puzzle game, very entertaining and keeps you coming back for more, it is a short game but the content is great .
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ccraig7222
5.4 hrs
Posted: September 25
Can't say enough about how fun The Room and The Room 2 were! These are great games with some superb atmospheric effects and unique puzzles. If you liked MYST you would like these games.
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The Detective
1.7 hrs
Posted: September 25
Very good and entertaining puzzle game
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soldiergirl.cl
4.3 hrs
Posted: September 25
10/10 excellent game
with magnificent graphics and pictures
and wonderful puzzles

you won't regret buying it !
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Ong
2.9 hrs
Posted: September 24
good game but too shot.
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