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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Release Date: Jul 28, 2014

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June 28

The Room Two: PC Edition Coming July 5th

Following the release of 'The Room' on PC in 2014, we're proud to announce 'The Room Two' is coming to PC on July 5th 2016.
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

“Resist hurrying and savour every sliding panel and twist of a dial. The Room is the cave of mysteries from everyone's childhood; a perfect encapsulation of the fear and pleasure of discovery”
Eurogamer

“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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Spaghetti Fanny Pack
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Picked it up for 1.24$ for the Steam Summer Sale, I should say stole it for that price. The atmosphere and story behind the puzzles is great, the puzzles themselves are perfect in difficulty, they almost put you into a state of flow. As far as puzzle games go, this game sets the bar very high, and for 1.24$? It's well worth it if you're looking to spend a couple of hours locked into solving each chapter, you probably won't put it down until you've wrapped up everything.

The only con, in my opinion, is that Tommy Wiseau had nothing to do with "The Room" this time around. That's a shame.
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MatsuoBasho
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
The Room currently costs 1,24€ (On Steam Summer Sale), and it normally is priced 4,99€.
With this amount of money you can choose one the following:

- A cancerous Mc Donald's meal
- A cancerous CS:GO skin
- A cancerous pack of cigarettes
- An addictive puzzle game with an enchanting backstory filled with alchemy, astrology, music and magic devices with an easy 100% achievement completion (you simply have to finish the game which lasts a couple of hours).
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Beagle_fac
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Its a point and click puzzle game, THATS NOT IN FLASH
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FaZeG/\RLIC
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
I don't have time to tell you all the reasons why you are being stupid for not owning this game already. Get it.
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christopherbailey1967
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Got this on summer sale. I saw good ratings and the price was cheap, so I said sure why not. Glad I did, It was great fun. Some of the puzzels where easy while others I had to think about but non where so hard I had to google the answer. Think of this as a mash up of Steampunk gears and Chinese puzzel boxes.
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Atom
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Overall: 9/10
I bought this on sale and it was easily worth it. I'd go so far as to say it's worth it at full price (only $1 a chapter, really). The Room can be beaten in 4-5 hours, but I urge you to take your time and enjoy the atmosphere.

Pros:
- Excellent atmosphere in terms of both visuals and sounds. The ideal environment for playing is a dimly lit room with headphones.
- The simple game mechanics of being centred on an object and able to interact with selected portions is used to good effect without becoming repetitive.
- The variety of puzzles.

Cons:
- The sequel hook. While I still enjoyed The Room in and of itself, I would have preferred more closure. Admittedly I look forward to playing the rest of the series.
- The player. There were two or three puzzles which hand me banging my head against a wall, but the fault was mine. The Room gives you everything necessary to solve the situation; sometimes all you need is to come at it from a different angle.
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autist
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Great game, 5+
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Rose ♥
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
I'm only partway through this game, but.. This game looks absolutely beautiful! And the puzzles are mind-boggling at times. Even though they are, the solutions are still not too hard to figure out if you think well enough. And if you are having trouble, you can get a maximum of 3 hints for every step of the puzzle :)

--- SPOILER ALERT ---
The puzzles are presented to you in the form of a box/cabinet. As you solve puzzles on the surface of that cabinet, it will reveal sub-parts and sub-cabinets that you then solve. Once you have solved all of them, you will gain access to the inside of the cabinet. Inside the cabinet is another cabinet, and this continues until you have reached the last layer. I think it's a brilliant concept ^.^
--- END SPOILER ---

Story: 8/10 (Yes, there is a story in here, won't spoil it though)
Graphics: 9/10 (Absolutely beautiful)
Music: 5/10 (Great music, but it is rarely heard)
Gameplay: 10/10 (I find it absolutely brilliant)

My score overall: 8/10
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Hroradi
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Hey, I heard you like puzzles, so we put a puzzle inside a puzzle inside a puzze.... inside a puzzle. And it's pretty good
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LimEJET
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Beautiful and amazingly atmospheric puzzler in the vein of Myst and other such clue-solution games. Getting stuck does not mean the solution is obtuse, it means you've missed something.

The story is... well, it's basically paper-thin and only serves as exposition for some of the weirder elements, but it's not bad. It's not important either, since the focus is on the beautifully crafted puzzles.
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Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
So... Snatched this up on the Summer Sale on a lark, because cheap.

Should have waited until the fourth.

Guys, a 75% discount was way too steep if you ask me. Now I'm down for a good brain breaker, but you've gone and set the high bar for this sort of game. The puzzles are widely varied, some difficult almost to a fault, and you somehow managed to keep it from degenerating into "rub inventiry thing on other inventory thing and use that to molest everything until something works" motif that are all too common in games like this.

Tiny, clean environments set the scene without being distracting. Russian nesting doll-style puzzles that are admittedly scientific and mechanical manure, whilst somehow making sense in context. You have one static inventory item that you'll use in all five chapters-- and you'll spend the first bit and a half getting that rebuilt.

Kind of hard to do spoilers as well. The story is barebones, mostly told through diary entries and the odd letter. You can skip all but the original letter, and you still have a game. If you read all the text-y bits, you get a picture of a man going off the deep end, and not in a good way.

Might could have done without the creepy music. It's good music, and it works for atmosphere, but it can be a quick distraction for folks with the attention span of a deranged squirrel on top-grade methamphetamine.

That said, I managed to stay in my chair, completely absorbed, for the three hours it took me to finish it. It's a rare game that manages that, and kudos for it.

I'll get a video up for it as soon as I can figure out how without giving away any of the puzzle solutions.

All of that in a mobile port... I'm impressed.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
As I write this it is the Steam Summer Sale. The Room is currently only 99p. You can buy a variety of things for 99p. An ice-cream, anything in the pound shop which opens the options up hugely from coffee to floor tiles. A good book of course is always a good option but I cannot think of many better ways to spend 99p than on The Room. It's a warm fart in a cold bed, a tender kiss from a loved one, it's a lollipop after a visit to the dentist, or an absorbing story from a good friend which makes you forget yourself. There are no guns, or jumping, or timed button presses, just you, in a room, with a safe and a fascinating premise which encourages you to think, and to open it. Its story stands just outside your earshot and beckons you on with visual beauty and intricate and quite realistic design, it's engrossing and wonderfully relaxing yet also teasing and delightful and interesting. If you don't buy it the Aliens will kill us all and shove a grenade in your dark places... sorry, residual case of FPS still gets me now and then ;) Bargain at twice the price, bargain at £3.74. Bargain.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Hard enough to make you think but not so hard you have to youtube the solution. Thoroughly enjoyable experience.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
A fun puzzle game where everything can be solved with grit and intuition. No nonsense puzzles, no ridiculous leaps. The only time anything might require more than just cranking some mental cogs is when you have to manipulate hidden pieces that the game doesn't necessarily communicate to you. But the hint system is great at speeding you through any of these unnecessary roadblocks while feeding you info on a slow enough drip that it won't spoil your fun.

It's a fairly short game, but at Steam sale price, it's a pretty good deal.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Beautifull game!

Worth buying at any price (Sale or not), you won't regret spending money on such a juicy game. 'The Room' won 8 awards for beeing so good and one of them is thanks to the soundtrack (completely deserved) WHICH IS AMAZING. Every single puzzle is soo well made... makes you ask for more & more.


Personally, after finishing Portal 2, I tought that I won't ever feel again the enermous pleasure of finishing a good puzzle game, until I bought 'The Room'. Recommend it to anybody that loves puzzle games.

Pros:

-Astonishing Soundtrack
-Nice graphics
-Interesting puzzles
-Cheap game

Cons:
-It's way tooo short (but reasonable for such a low price)


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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
This game is amazing! I love games like this.
+Graphics are really good
+Puzzles aren't too hard and too easy
+I hope there will be sequels
-Game is really short
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
A quick game, but alot of fun.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
The Room currently costs 1,24€ (On Steam Summer Sale), and it normally is priced 4,99€.
With this amount of money you can choose one the following:

- A cancerous Mc Donald's meal
- A cancerous CS:GO skin
- A cancerous pack of cigarettes
- An addictive puzzle game with an enchanting backstory filled with alchemy, astrology, music and magic devices with an easy 100% achievement completion (you simply have to finish the game which lasts a couple of hours).
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Literally the only bad part about this game is that it ended and the sequels aren't out on steam yet. The game is slightly obsfucated, but if you are into elucidations then don't be afraid to dive right in. Highly recommended.
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