Enter the ambient world of Osmos: elegant, physics-based gameplay, dreamlike visuals, and a minimalist, electronic soundtrack. Your objective is to grow by absorbing other motes. Propel yourself by ejecting matter behind you. But be wise: ejecting matter also shrinks you. Relax - good things come to those who wait.
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Releasedatum: 18 aug 2009

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Een prachtige en absorberende ervaring… briljant om naar te kijken… de beste videogamemuziek die ik ooit heb gehoord… zal je je zorgen doen vergeten en je in het spel verdiepen… je zal terugkeren voor de ervaring. 8.5! Editor’s Choice Award.
IGN

Wonderbaarlijke gameplay… prachtig opgepoetste en verleidelijke sfeer… Osmos mengt opmerkelijk puzzel, actie and strategie en doet dit met geweldige finesse en stijl.
indiegames.com

Zonder twijfel, een meesterwerk... een rustgevend, meditatieve ervaring over met de stroom meegaan... Het komt allemaal samen tot iets niet van deze wereld en gewoon… ongelooflijk.
GameAndPlayer.net

Een bijna transcendentale videogame-ervaring… een hoogstaand voorbeeld over de potentiële invloed van elektronische muziek op indie-videogameontwikkeling.
londonfuse.ca

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Enter the ambient world of Osmos: elegant, physics-based gameplay, dreamlike visuals, and a minimalist, electronic soundtrack.

Your objective is to grow by absorbing other motes. Propel yourself by ejecting matter behind you. But be wise: ejecting matter also shrinks you. Relax - good things come to those who wait.

Key features:

  • Independent Games Festival finalist in three categories: Seumas McNally Grand Prize, Excellence in Design and Technical Excellence
  • Progress from serenely ambient levels into varied and more challenging worlds. (47 levels, plus bonus content)
  • Confront attractors, repulsors and intelligent motes with similar abilities and goals as you
  • Selected as one of the 2009 PAX 10
  • Procedural content: play random versions of any level
  • Sublime electronic soundtrack by Loscil, Gas/High Skies, Julien Neto, Biosphere, and more
  • Dynamic time-warping: slow down the flow of time to outmaneuver agile opponents; speed it up to raise the challenge

Systeemeisen

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP or Vista
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card with OpenGL support. Minimum resolution 800x600
    • DirectX®: N/A (OpenGL)
    • Hard Drive: 33 Mb
    • Sound: definitely :)
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, fully updated
    • Processor: 1 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 512 Mb or more
    • Graphics: Hardware accelerated OpenGL support. Minimum resolution 800x600
    • Hard Drive: 40 Mb free space
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❤ Rainbow Shark ❤
( 27.7 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 28 mei
Easy to learn, Frustrating and near impossible to master.
Beautifull graphics and soothing music combined with challenging gameplay make this an experience that's worth the money in my opinion.
I heavily reccomend this game, even thought the price might be a little bit high for the amount of content.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
joe01489
( 2.0 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 24 mei
Nice, challenging game concept in a similar vein as the .io series. The main differences between Osmos and Agar.io is that Osmos is much more difficult when it comes to learning controls, and it's not multiplayer.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
7S
( 2.2 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 14 mei
This game is meant to be 'relaxing' and 'chilled out', but really it is neither once you get past the first few levels. If Osmos was hailed as a challenge game, then I might change my recommendation to positive. But even then, the challenge is still largely based on what random mote layout you got at the start of the level. And the difficulty curve spikes massively after the beginning levels, especially depending on which of the three level paths you choose to do first.

The gameplay is similar to agar.io, but with more floatiness, so you have to plan out your moves more. It's decently fun, though it will take a bit of time to get used to the movement system. If you are looking for a good challenge, this might be worth a look. But don't expect a relaxing experience unless you have a rediculous amount of patience.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Shooty*
( 7.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 13 mei
More than a game: more a way of life, a path of zen. Playing this game brings the user a sense of one-ness, a deep connection with the universe, and a realisation that we are ALL the little blue ball, seeking to survive in a hostile environment, but that by joining together (absorbing), we can prevail against all odds.

At least, that's what I tell the people locked in my basement, until they agree to join my cult.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
PÔWèrŠÙrgé§W ³
( 1.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 14 april
This is a cool, goofy, but addicting game! Plus a game with really nice graphics that's a 31MB install....AWESOME!
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Meluvsoshawott
( 0.8 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 13 april
A very ambient game, with a way of making you think as well. Osmos is one of those games that you can just relax to, if you're having a rough day, you can just play the easy levels over again too cool down, or if you feel like a challenge, it also has artificial intelligence that will really make you have to strategize. All in all, loved it so much. If I had to complain about one thing, however, it would have to be the mouse control. I feel limited in how much i can move without becoming too small. That's the only real complaint i can really come up with tho. If you're looking for it on an iPhone or Android, you can find it on the App Store and the Playstore.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
RDeichsel
( 6.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 13 april
Beautiful puzzle game.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Morlan
( 27.5 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 11 april
You should've read by now the other reviews about what Osmos is. In short you begin as a small "bubble" and your aim is to become bigger (or the biggest usually) by "eating" smaller bubbles as you thrust towards them and merge..
Most of the time that is the goal with some variations. The gameplay is casual and mostly relaxing, the graphics/animation are well done and fitting and so is the music.
It's a cute game (but it can become brutal and taxing in some levels) to spend some on and after you complete the levels you can keep playing "infinite" versions of them so you can come back to it and just keep playing for the fun of it.
I agree with some that the last few achievements are quite difficult but they're..achievable and anyway you're playing for the fun..right?
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
trekeyus
( 2.6 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 11 april
calming a peaceful music with a zen like movement mechanics
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Ingenium
( 0.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 9 april
Purchased as part of a bundle at some point in the distant past, excellent graphics and music, originally played on tablet/phone. Very surreal game play, relaxing infact.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
SpaceX24
( 0.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 8 april
Very Cool game I think it deserves good Review Content it's Awesome!!! Try it out!!!
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Auramancer
( 9.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 5 april
Enter a dreamy, minimalist environment where you are a single-celled organism. You can absorb other organisms smaller than you, but beware any that are larger, as they will consume you. Your only method of locomotion is to expel mass, propelling you in the opposite direction. But you must be discerning in your movement, as this will also make you smaller, leaving yourself more vulnerable to attack. Osmos is a game that rewards patience and thoughtfulness. Its main draw is not its challenge, though it can be plenty difficult. Osmos strives to bring you serenity and relaxation. How well does it succeed?

The game has 3 modes, Ambient, Force, and Sentient. You can progress through each path independently through harder and harder levels. This is a great design choice, as the three modes play out completely differently, and allows each player to find their own favorite style of game to play. Ambient is probably best described as the “base” game. The main objective is usually to become the biggest mote on the level, or to absorb a certain percentage of the available mass. Force throws a twist into this formula, bringing gravitational motes that act like stars you and all the other motes will orbit. Sentient adds other intelligent motes, that will avoid you or try to consume you, depending on how large they are. After you complete the main levels in each mode, you unlock endless random levels of that type, giving the game great replayability.

The hardest of these, by far, are the Force levels. You are thrown into an environment that does not behave like a normal 2D plane, like most video games or life in general. The levels are radial in nature. You will be forced to develop a working understanding of orbital mechanics. This guide from the developers is crucial to understanding the effective strategies to complete these levels. I spent an entire semester in college studying the principles used here, and I still struggle with interpreting the different orbits and planning my moves accordingly. A huge benefit to the player in any level is the ability to speed up or slow down time. This allows you to execute maneuvers within tight spaces or time frames. Very useful for sneaking through two larger motes at just the right angle to capture a smaller one, for instance.

The soundtrack is empty, aetheric, and spacy. It fits the game very well, as you’ll feel like you’re floating in a void. The music doesn’t push you ahead or drive you, it is calming and instead allows you to focus on the task at hand. Grab some headphones and get lost in the game.

The graphics are also beautifully realized. There’s no way to play this game but at fullscreen, your entire field of vision taken up by these beautiful motes floating through space. Simple and very easy to understand. Blue motes you can consume. Red motes will consume you. Blue motes with a ring of red just near the edge: those you should be very careful approaching, as they are almost your size. Can you make contact with it without expelling too much mass in transit and tipping the scale in its favor?

The choice to split up the levels into discrete sections is a welcome one. I found the Ambient levels to be the easiest, and completed those first. The Sentient levels required a more aggressive approach, as the other motes would usually be quick to outgrow you and hunt you down. I feel this went a little against the stated goal of the game, which was to be a source of relaxation and serenity. Turning down the AI’s aggression a little bit would have helped that. The Force levels, however, were a constant source of frustration to me. Often there are not very many motes that you would like to pursue near your initial orbit in these levels, so you will have to do some tricky maneuvering right out of the gate. Wait too long to make these moves, and the level will coalesce into only a few large motes that you have no chance of absorbing. This gives these levels an unwelcome sense of urgency that leads to many mistakes, because you are trying to literally learn rocket science.

Osmos is a really interesting game. A simple ruleset, stunning visuals, and ethereal music give this game a really unique atmosphere that I haven’t seen anywhere else. While sometimes it can be frustrating or almost unfair, the experience of mastering the laws of physics to grow your mote is truly rewarding.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Martini!!!!!
( 3.2 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 12 maart
The aesthetics of Osmos really are inviting, and if you like agar.io or games of a similar nature, Osmos may look like a really fun and enjoyable game to play. But in truth, unless you are the most patient and persistent gamer in the whole world, you're not going to get any enjoyment out of it. You will probably rip your hair out as well.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
corn_fest
( 5.2 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 12 maart
This game is a such a mixed bag - its three main categories of levels (Ambient, Sentient, and Force) differ immensely in quality.

The Ambient levels strike an almost-perfect balance between relaxing and strategic gameplay, and show off the game's systems at their finest - the Impasse levels, in particular, require a surprising degree of forethought in anticipating chain reactions between cells.

The Sentient levels are just kind of... there. There's nothing particularly bad about them, but they're not interesting - the same strategy of growing as quickly as possible before enemy cells can catch up is generally effective regardless of enemy type. I was relieved that there were less of these stages than the other two main categories, as Osmos' gameplay doesn't seem particularly well suited to competitive action and there wasn't much memorable about them.

The Force levels are just seriously terrible. None of the three categories is enjoyable to play, unless perhaps you have a burning passion for orbital physics and waiting ages for cells to slowly drift into place. I'm not ashamed to say that I didn't finish these.

Overall, though, I enjoyed my time with it and think that it's worth playing for the Ambient stages alone.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
xsoz
( 2.8 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 7 maart
Great ambient game.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Hedge
( 2.8 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 6 maart
A beautiful game. Although getting on in age at this point, the natural graphics and ambient music of Osmos hold up perfectly, despite the fact it came out around seven years ago now. This game manages to find the perfect balance between creating stimulating puzzles that keep you interested, and easy and natural controls that let your mind wander. A great experience overall.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
radical_chic
( 8.7 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 3 maart
Genuinely beautiful with really innovative gameplay.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
SuperRunescapeFan1998
( 0.4 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 2 maart
Agar.io without microtransactions and a great soundtrack.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
6f00ff
( 8.8 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 26 februari
Osmos: a terrific game, but sadly broken by its ridiculous difficulty level.

First, the good: beautiful, unique, minimal, and actually pretty cool! At first I was reminded a bit of Agar.io (minus being attacked by giant racial slurs), but Osmos really holds its own as a unique and totally awesome idea. The game play is simple: absorb smaller motes, navigate through gravity wells, become huge, and dominate.

Now, the bad: the game is just too damn hard. Osmos starts you off just right with a slow intro to get you used to everything, and then exponentially accelerates the difficulty once the tutorials end. The controls are hard enough to master on their own, but when the level is also fighting against you: it's ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t, plain and simple. I want to like this game - I really, really do - but I can't, because I'm too busy grinding my teeth every time I have to reset a level (and trust me, you'll be doing it a lot). I know a game without a sense of challenge isn't much of a game, but there's a point where it stops being fun and becomes a headache.

I see a lot of downvotes on the negative reviews here, and I understand why. Osmos is gorgeous and it's easy to appreciate it as something fresh. That said, I simply refuse recommend this game on the grounds that it's unenjoyable because of the difficulty. I'd say your mileage may vary, but honestly, I don't expect it to.

Grab it in a bundle or a sale if you want to give it a go, but be prepared to feel aggravated.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
RickGao
( 2.1 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 18 februari
Very Good Game! Based on Physics, very fun!
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
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27.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 mei
Easy to learn, Frustrating and near impossible to master.
Beautifull graphics and soothing music combined with challenging gameplay make this an experience that's worth the money in my opinion.
I heavily reccomend this game, even thought the price might be a little bit high for the amount of content.
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2.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 14 mei
This game is meant to be 'relaxing' and 'chilled out', but really it is neither once you get past the first few levels. If Osmos was hailed as a challenge game, then I might change my recommendation to positive. But even then, the challenge is still largely based on what random mote layout you got at the start of the level. And the difficulty curve spikes massively after the beginning levels, especially depending on which of the three level paths you choose to do first.

The gameplay is similar to agar.io, but with more floatiness, so you have to plan out your moves more. It's decently fun, though it will take a bit of time to get used to the movement system. If you are looking for a good challenge, this might be worth a look. But don't expect a relaxing experience unless you have a rediculous amount of patience.
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27.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 april
You should've read by now the other reviews about what Osmos is. In short you begin as a small "bubble" and your aim is to become bigger (or the biggest usually) by "eating" smaller bubbles as you thrust towards them and merge..
Most of the time that is the goal with some variations. The gameplay is casual and mostly relaxing, the graphics/animation are well done and fitting and so is the music.
It's a cute game (but it can become brutal and taxing in some levels) to spend some on and after you complete the levels you can keep playing "infinite" versions of them so you can come back to it and just keep playing for the fun of it.
I agree with some that the last few achievements are quite difficult but they're..achievable and anyway you're playing for the fun..right?
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3.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 12 maart
The aesthetics of Osmos really are inviting, and if you like agar.io or games of a similar nature, Osmos may look like a really fun and enjoyable game to play. But in truth, unless you are the most patient and persistent gamer in the whole world, you're not going to get any enjoyment out of it. You will probably rip your hair out as well.
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2.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 7 maart
Great ambient game.
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0.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 8 april
Very Cool game I think it deserves good Review Content it's Awesome!!! Try it out!!!
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3.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 december 2015
Osmos adds an extra element to the familiar "eat objects smaller than you, avoid those bigger than you" gameplay with challenging physics, requiring the player to manage their inertia and gravity. To propel yourself in a certain direction you must jettison pieces of your blob, which other blobs can absorb and grow in the same manner as you. In early stages the main challenge this brings is the decision of what is and isn't worth chasing- that blob might be bigger than you are by the time you get to it. Later levels add to the difficulty by requiring careful management of where your refuse travels and which order you absorb your foes in, lest you accidentally make another blob too large to ever absorb. Osmos doesn't last for too long, but it's a fun ride while it lasts.
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16.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 5 december 2015
I used to play this game on my phone a long time ago.
So I was little bit surprised when I have found this game
on the Store during Steam Exploration Sale.
It would be easy and chilling I thought.

First levels goes well. But as you proceed,
levels gets harder and harder so my
vision of relaxation was quickly ruined.

My face blushed and my hands began to sweat.
I slouched further to the monitor to see
all those f@#%ing motes on the screen.
Managed wisely all of my energy.
Spent eternity 'til I became huge.
Slowed time to minimum. Lost my breath.
Finally, I gonna win this.

Got absorbed again.. ffffFFuuuCC ASHKL"D J"AS
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10.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 9 januari
I got real pleasure in showing this to my brother and law and my niece. Atmosphere is lovely. It's a slow, meditative game.
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6.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 20 januari
"Become the biggest." I like the simplicity of this game and the later levels get tough enough to keep me interested.
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0.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 13 december 2015
Its the game idea that agario stole and made stupid popular. I would just give them 10 bucks just because i feel bad for them
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16.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 13 januari
Physics fun for everyone.
Now: Become Huge
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8.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 26 februari
Osmos: a terrific game, but sadly broken by its ridiculous difficulty level.

First, the good: beautiful, unique, minimal, and actually pretty cool! At first I was reminded a bit of Agar.io (minus being attacked by giant racial slurs), but Osmos really holds its own as a unique and totally awesome idea. The game play is simple: absorb smaller motes, navigate through gravity wells, become huge, and dominate.

Now, the bad: the game is just too damn hard. Osmos starts you off just right with a slow intro to get you used to everything, and then exponentially accelerates the difficulty once the tutorials end. The controls are hard enough to master on their own, but when the level is also fighting against you: it's ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t, plain and simple. I want to like this game - I really, really do - but I can't, because I'm too busy grinding my teeth every time I have to reset a level (and trust me, you'll be doing it a lot). I know a game without a sense of challenge isn't much of a game, but there's a point where it stops being fun and becomes a headache.

I see a lot of downvotes on the negative reviews here, and I understand why. Osmos is gorgeous and it's easy to appreciate it as something fresh. That said, I simply refuse recommend this game on the grounds that it's unenjoyable because of the difficulty. I'd say your mileage may vary, but honestly, I don't expect it to.

Grab it in a bundle or a sale if you want to give it a go, but be prepared to feel aggravated.
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Geplaatst: 22 september 2011
this game is great. it's the deleted content from spore when you're completely useless.
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2.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 27 mei 2015
Agar.io before it was cool
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20.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 17 november 2014
I thought this was a short,relaxing game


It's not.
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8.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 januari 2014
First half of the game is really good, if you like calm and tranquilizing games. You can play this while stoned. :D

Second half is utterly frustrating and the cause of the heap of antidepressants prescriptions in this land. xD
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13.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 januari 2014
When you first start playing Osmos, it's both fun and appealing. However, the later levels increase the difficulty curve far too much. The amount of patience you need to complete some of the later levels is so high that you would need to play the whole level on slow motion and just pray it all goes well.

It's more frustrating than it is fun. Definitely not one I would consider playing unless you have a lot of time to kill and the patience of a saint.
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34.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 mei 2014
The principle of this game is fairly easy: you start off as a small sphere shaped object (I call it the “cell”) and seek to be the largest object on the rectangular shaped map. The rules are simple: if you touch a cell smaller than you in dimensions, you consume the counterpart and grow larger. If you make contact with a larger object, you will be consumed. You can move only by discharging mass from within your cell in the opposite direction you wish to move along. The repulsive force will accelerate your movement. Of course this will make you shrink and be exposed to new threats. So you better not waste too much mass. You are given only one tool and that is the control over the pace of time.

While the rules are readily comprehensible, the gameplay might be a challenge. There are modes where you are concerned with finding the most economic “route” of consumption from a logistical point of view. In another game mode you will find AI controlled opponents who try to grow large as well and eat you before you can eat them. Lastly, you will find a game mode where the organisms are organized like stellar systems – these maps ultimately require basic knowledge of orbital mechanics in order to be mastered.

No matter what game mode you choose, basic knowledge about mass, force, acceleration, velocity, momentum and gravity will come in handy. I wouldn’t say that this is strictly a physicist’s game though. I am sure the game is also fun for people who play it by intuition only, I would recommend it to any puzzle solving gamer. There are an infinite number of maps - each time you beat a map a harder one will be generated, what a perfect challenge!
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4.5 uur in totaal
Recensie voor release
Geplaatst: 4 oktober 2014
Hemisphere Games is a Canadian developer company that released Osmos back in 2009. They give you the opportunity to control a... well... cell. You need to find other cells that are smaller than you so that you can absorb them and grow bigger. This concept, of course, also means that you need to avoid bigger cells until you are big enough to absorb those, as well. If I remember correctly the criterion on each level is always to become quite big (not necessarily to absorb all the cells on the map).

I like how you need to proper yourself ahead to gain momentum - in the process you are losing matter so you cannot really do this forever as you are gradually becoming smaller. Patience is a virtue!

There are several levels and all are part of 3 major zones - each require you to follow a different playstyle and some of the later levels can be pretty challenging.

The game has an excellent soundtrack full of ambient tracks. They accompany this unique gameplay perfectly. I believe Osmos is one of those indie games that is a must-have.
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