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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Overwhelmingly Positive (135 reviews) - 97% of the 135 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (4,004 reviews) - 96% of the 4,004 user reviews for this game are positive.
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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Teddy8709
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 27
Great puzzle game for your money. It was really fun to play it on the iPad when it first came out and then i seen it got ported to PC, I had to get it. Just as fun as it ever was.
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Jaxson216
2.9 hrs
Posted: August 27
Great little puzzle game that's a perfectly blends elements of suspense and intrigue. Those familiar with the legend of Faust will appreciate the subtle narrative.

However, aside from some obvious bugs that can happen when you switch platforms (drawers being hard to grasp, lids being too large to flip open) these are issues that are easily remedied with some outside the box thinking (I stand by that joke).

Some puzzles seem repetitive once you start to get the hang of it, but it doesn't detract from the overall sense of thrill when you finally unlock the last box.
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amelia
4.1 hrs
Posted: August 27
the best kind of puzzle games: you must open the boxes and that's it. no walking through the rooms where you can lose yourself. no fights. no screamers. just nice boxes and mystery letters from someone ahead you.
i definitely liked the game and i will play another parts of it.
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MighT_42
2.9 hrs
Posted: August 26
I had played it on my mobile before, but couldn't resist to check it out on PC. It got beautifully ported to the PC and ran without problems.
I needed roughly 2.5 hours. If it's your first The Room probably a bit longer. For me well worth the price.
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Redback
10.6 hrs
Posted: August 25
Top shelf puzzle game. I had no idea what to expect and was enchanted with every new move you need to make to progress and solve the necessary objectives.

Graphically I was almost in love! Some of the scenes and individual items are amazing and when you complete one thing you think hell, you just want more and more.

Moods change from from 'what do I have to do here' to 'What on earth was that noise'? It can get quite mysterious and as I am not an expert in 'Alchemy', I often was wondering what will happen when I do this.

Don't worry as you will soon find out and what evolves from your efforts will keep you interested, so have no fear of that.

Seeing as I normally and 'FPS' type person, this was a big move away from what I would generally play but am I glad I did. Not that I still don't love a good 'ol shootemup, but this offered a break away from the usual.

I definitely do recommend and give this a rating of 8.5/10. If it was a longer game to play I would give it more.
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Botee
4.0 hrs
Posted: August 25
for a cheap game, its pretty good and entertaining. finished it just one night. its pretty ok.
play this game in 60hz monitor refreshrate. theres a bug in the last chapter if you are playing in 144hz you cant finish it
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CodedGoat
4.6 hrs
Posted: August 25
An amazing experience! I would highly suggest anyone to play. The story is amazing.
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bjarkii83
2.0 hrs
Posted: August 24
I bought this game on a whim, after looking through my library and not finding anything i wanted to play. I was not expecting much but was pleasantly surprised by the quality and athmosphere. A short game but at a fair price. I can warmly recommend the game to anyone that likes puzzles and athmospheric games with a touch of mystery.
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Mavi
4.5 hrs
Posted: August 24
An immersive adventure with a very fast pacing for a puzzle game of it's caliber.
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|SMG| SnowninjaXZ
2.6 hrs
Posted: August 23
A nice little 2.5 hours of fun. The puzzle were just comlpex enough that they were a challenge, but not hard enough you feel like they're impossible. Worth the 5 dollar price tag, and definitely recommend to puzzle lovers, or just someone bored and looking for something to do.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
Nice little puzzle game. Not insanely hard to beat. Took me about 3 hours to complete the whole game. In case you get stuck, game will give you hints. Which you don't need to use, if you don't want to.

The game was originally published as mobile game. The pc version was introduced later with some graphical improvements. There aren't any major issues with game. The mouse cursor has tendency of occasionally leaving the screen, while using multi-monitor setup. When trying to spin an object, movement can be more rapid than intended sometimes.

Price of the game in steam is around 5€. In comparison game costs just 1€ in Google Play store (I think Appstore has same price). It's up to you to decide, if you would rather play it on mobile or on pc. Alternatively you could just wait for sale. Personally I think game was worth 5€ I spent on it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
Top shelf puzzle game. I had no idea what to expect and was enchanted with every new move you need to make to progress and solve the necessary objectives.

Graphically I was almost in love! Some of the scenes and individual items are amazing and when you complete one thing you think hell, you just want more and more.

Moods change from from 'what do I have to do here' to 'What on earth was that noise'? It can get quite mysterious and as I am not an expert in 'Alchemy', I often was wondering what will happen when I do this.

Don't worry as you will soon find out and what evolves from your efforts will keep you interested, so have no fear of that.

Seeing as I normally and 'FPS' type person, this was a big move away from what I would generally play but am I glad I did. Not that I still don't love a good 'ol shootemup, but this offered a break away from the usual.

I definitely do recommend and give this a rating of 8.5/10. If it was a longer game to play I would give it more.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 17
A nice puzzle game, good atmosphere thanks to the music and to many animated parts. It is very rich of details and has an interesting background story, with a lot of mistery and a pinch of unknown fear.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
If you like puzzle boxes or point-and-click games in the vein of Myst/Riven, you'll LOVE this game. The atmosphere is beautiful and slightly creepy, the soundtrack is incredible, and the puzzles make you feel like a bona-fide wizard when you figure them out. All in all, a fantastic puzzle game and well worth the few bucks they're asking for it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
Beatable in about 2 hours, if you're a fan of puzzle games, definitely worth the money. Extremely clever puzzles and cool mechanical/steampunk themes. Controls good enough, as it was ported over to PC from mobile. Highly recommend this game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
A delightful combination of 'find the hidden object' and puzzle genres. I usually don't like find the hidden object -games at all. They feel tedious and boring but in The Room the search process felt really natural. In fact the gameplay felt more like exploration where instead of exploring a town or a building or an island, you explore a complex object. The puzzles were varied and usually interesting but often really easy.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
Short (Takes ~2 hours to complete) but fun, interesting and higly atmospheric puzzle game. If you are one the lookout for an "Escape the room" kind of game, The Room is exactly what you are looking for.
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303 of 311 people (97%) found this review helpful
245 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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704 of 827 people (85%) found this review helpful
791 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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1,705 of 2,108 people (81%) found this review helpful
855 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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